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Laura Gilchrist
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Defender of Freedom: Celebrate our Independence today, but remember... Freedom it's not Free. Happy 4th of July!
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Awesome!! I can't wait to read your thoughts and learn from you, Kyle. Happy weekend!
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Right here in KC! Join us virtually or at Excelsior Springs Middle School. Add your voice and your ideas about leveraging hashtags to create connected learning communities. 
 
Watch our very first "scenario-based #ptchat" LIVE from Excelsior Middle School outside of Kansas City, MO. Special thanks to +Laura Gilchrist  & +Michelle Nebel for their efforts to make it happen. We'll be discussing how schools/districts can leverage hashtags to create connected & transparent learning communities. Special guest panelists will include Patrick Larkin, Joe Sanfelippo, Jimmy Casas, Carrie Jackson, Kyle Pace, Jeff Zoul, Tom Murray, Chip Dumais and others with experience in leveraging hashtags for teaching, learning & leadership. Don't miss this one hour #ptchat  from 9-10PM EDT.
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Congrats, +Patrick Dempsey !!
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Hi everyone!! Love the Google Community! Did you guys chat here or do a GHO? 
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New blogpost from my new bloghome, NESTed! Gratitude Visits.
I had the honor of visiting and observing 3 workshop model classrooms in action at Eastgate Middle School in the North Kansas City School District recently. The catch was this: I was observing not ...
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Ignite your students’ curiosity with these 4 simple tips + get the scoop on Genius Hour: bit.ly/1kYLfuv

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6th gr Sci/SS Educator, North Kansas City Schools. Passions-Photography, Nature/Birds, bringing people together in learning and laughter. *Let the learners lead--whether they be Ss (classrm) or Ts (PD).

#MOedchat moderating team--9 pm Thurs, NMMS Ldership Tm, NMMS Vanguard iPad pilot facilitator, Tovani/workshop model cohort, District Macbook Trainer, DEN Star, PBL, Edmodo, Service Learning. #Birder #EdcampKC co-organizer #punster #youmatter 
              
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Science Teacher, 6th grade, North Kansas City School District 19th year as an educator of middle level kids!
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Edtech. Inquiry.Workshop Model. Dynamic classroom; Outside-the-box. Photography. Nature/Birds.
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  • New Mark Middle School
    6th grade teacher Science, 2000 - present
  • Park Hill School
    6th grade teacher, 1999 - 2000
  • New Mark Middle School
    6th grade SS/Science, 1998 - 1999
  • Prairie View Elementary School
    6th grade Science, 1995 - 1998
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SPEED DATING - EDU / Tech Style
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One Saturday morning I got on Twitter and saw some friends tweeting from #edcampliberty in Missouri. So I pulled up the hashtag on my tweetd

Teaching with Instagram: 20+ Ideas & Resources : Teacher Reboot Camp
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In the Mobile Learning category. The heart and mind are the true lens of the camera. – Yousuf Karsh. Every day people share the stories of t

I have an Edcamp fever
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I think I'm coming down with something. I am not feeling so good. I may have a fever. I'm sitting on my couch and many of my education frien

J.P. Prezzavento - The Bits and Bytes of Education:: A snapshot of #Edca...
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Yesterday I attended the fourth annual #EdcampKC at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. For anyone who has not attended an edcamp in the past,

The Miracle of Nature
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Celebrating Nature Near At Hand

Why everyone needs an #Edcamp
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#Edcamp is the one place that you know you have the ability to truly say what is on your mind and not worry about it becoming personal. At t

Which part of the flame are you...?
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Have you ever just sat and watched a fire from birth to finish on a nice cool fall evening? It's a mesmerizing process and quite relaxing to

Put a Vertical Panorama on your Horizon.
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So how do you do a vertical panorama? I stood in the MIDDLE of the Pin Oak and Red Maple you see below. The trees are actually very close to

Connections: Take Your Own #EduTour
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I've been dreading this post for a while. Trying to sum up all of my thoughts on the EduTour does not seem like something I can do in a post

Connected/CEM Cafe
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A nightly opportunity (7:30-8:30 PM ET every weeknight during CEM) for you with award-winning online education moderator (and Classroom 2.0

#2GuysShow #6: #YouMatter Founder Angela Maiers
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RSCON4: Worldwide educator conversations that need YOU
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YOU have a seat at the WORLDWIDE table of BIG IDEAS in education--at the Reform Symposium Conference. Well, it's more like a bunch of tables

3 big shifts | @mcleod
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Trying to keep things conceptually simple, I see schools needing to make 3 big shifts: From Low-Level Thinking to High-Level Thinking. From

The Two Guys Show #5: Shannon Miller
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My first #edcamp
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Yesterday, I did something that I only recently learned about--I attended my first ever edcamp. If you aren't familiar with this term, you s

When You Give A Library An iPad......You Need An Instagram To Go With It
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Today the 4th graders Skyped with our friend Diane Cordell. She has been connecting with us this week in the library to celebrate Dot Day by

Forced Perspecitve Photography
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Perspective changes everything. I thought it might be fun to try something different this week. The kids have been working on their realism

The Provensens’ Gorgeous Vintage Illustrations of Aesop’s Fables
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Timeless visual exorcism of our greatest moral shortcomings, bridging antiquity and today. Predating both Arabian Nights and the Grimm fa

Strong Intentions Lead To Amazing Unintended Benefits #LeadershipDay13
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This post is for Leadership Day 2013. For the past five years, Scott McLeod has asked school leaders to blog about how they support the inte