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Jen Ward
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teacher, learner, writer, and technology enthusiast
teacher, learner, writer, and technology enthusiast

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Time to Unplug
OMG! How did I end up on the Daily Beast ?! Okay, not really. My hair is longer. But those glasses are spot on. Seriously though, when the sun goes down this evening, it will mark the start of the National Day of Unplugging . And for much as I love technolo...
Time to Unplug
Time to Unplug
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my one word for 2018 - listen

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One Word for 2018: Listen
For the past couple of years, I have taken time at the beginning of the new year to reflect on the past and set some goals for the coming year. It's time to come up with my #oneword for 2018. I'm not one for resolutions.  They sound so...well, resolute. So ...

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Thinking of trying out Google Classroom this fall? Check out this new resource!

Shout out to the fantastic #MichED educators +John R. Sowash​ and +Karen Chichester​ who are featured in some of the training videos. Too cool!
Check out the new resource site created by Google to help teachers get the most out of Google Classroom! As a bonus, a couple of Michigan teachers (myself and +Karen Chichester were featured as well!) https://goo.gl/NR8zSg
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Evolving Space
My classroom space is in a constant state of revision.  I make changes to my space, my layout and design, based on the learners sitting in my room. When I first started teaching, my student desks were grouped as pods, my teacher's desk angled to face the do...
Evolving Space
Evolving Space
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connectED
I had an opportunity to participate in a panel discussion about the impact of social media in education this morning on the campus of the University of Michigan at Flint. Students in their graduate program for Educational Leadership met this morning to disc...
connectED
connectED
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Speed Dating to Find Your {Book} Match
I've got books on the brain. During the second week of class, when not everyone in our tenth grade English class knows each other well, I surprise students with speed dating. Speed dating books, that is.  The students walk into our classroom to find the des...

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Ionia High School Public Speaking students share their TED-Ed Club final speeches live this week Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Join us!

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Added photos to IHS TED-Ed Club Talks: Day 2.
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Ionia High School Public Speaking students share their TED-Ed Club final speeches live this week Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Join us!
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