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Lucy Gray
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Attended Beloit College
Lives in Northbrook IL
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Please join me on Twitter for #globalclassrom  chat 2 on Saturday 7.25 at 6:00 pm CST.
The thought above, from Stough Elementary School’s art teacher Daniel James Kennington, sums things up perfectly! And this same sentiment can be applied to music, physical education, computer, lang...
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Amezing Concept. & it's really appretiatable___
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Tour new exhibitions and the Dibner Library in our Innovation Wing and share your experience on social media. Apply to participate in #FantasticObjects  tweetup with us and Smithsonian Libraries on Friday, August 7: http://bit.ly/fwtweetup

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Do you use Mystery Skype in your classroom? If so, you are probably familiar with how it works, but if you are looking for some extra tips, or want to get some other teachers involved, you should c...
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I'll be moderating this panel at 1871 next week... if you're in the Chicago  area, join us! #edtech   #Chicago  
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Practice professional generosity by presenting at the sixth annual 2015 Global Education Conference this November. It's completely free and takes place online! 

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The sixth annual Global Education Conference is a free week-long online event bringing together educators and innovators from around the world. This year's conference will take place Monday, November 16 through Thursday, November 19, 2015. The...
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So wrong on so many levels!   #eduinjustice  
Why are urban teachers being trained to be robots? By Amy Berard *Give him a warning,* said the voice through the earpiece I was wearing. I did Tom Brady as instructed, speaking in the emotionless monotone I'd been coached to use. But the student, a sixth grader with some impulsivity issues and ...
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Being "too happy that a student had legible writing" is not something robo-teacher does. And that's pretty sad.

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Museums are integrating new technology into their collections. Do they add to the experience or distract from what’s on show?
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Are there any museums in the US using these types of apps?

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Google launches Eddystone, its platform-agnostic iBeacon competitor http://tnw.me/n1p2mw2
Google today announced Eddystone, its open source Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacon format. The standard is designed to help developers work with beacons and provide location-based ...
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I was just looking over their resources and ready to post about their resources. I wish he content was geared for younger students, too.  It's great!
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Education
  • Beloit College
    Art History, 1984 - 1989
  • National Louis University
    Technology in Education, 2000 - 2002
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Borich
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“The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” – Saint Augustine
Introduction
Currently an education consultant advising a variety of organizations,  Lucy Gray previously taught elementary grade levels in Chicago Public Schools and middle school computer science at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools. She also has worked at the University of Chicago’s Urban Education Institute and the Center for Elementary Mathematics and Science Education. In 2007, Lucy founded the Global Education Collaborative, a network for educators interested in collaboration which has been expanded into the Global Education Conference. She has been awarded the distinctions of Apple Distinguished Educator and Google Certified Teacher. For more infomation about her wide ranging projects and interests, please visit http://lucygrayconsulting.com/.
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Educational Technology Consultant
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strategic planning for education, social media outreach, professional development, curriculum development, educational technology best practices, iOS in education, GAFE
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  • Lucy Gray Consulting
    Educational Technology Consultant, present
    Lucy is an experienced consultant and observer of educational innovation, working with a variety of people and institutions on modernizing education. She is a frequent speaker and workshop presenter at conferences, and her projects include professional development coaching, virtual conference development, strategic planning for schools, and consultation to companies and non-profits. Lucy has a strong voice within social media and has developed a vast professional network which brings added value to her projects. For more info, visit, http://lucygrayconsulting.com.
  • University of Chicago
    Various, 2000 - 2010
    At University of Chicago, Lucy worked as a middle school computer science teacher and technology coach/advisor. Lucy also served in various capacities related to educational technology at the University of Chicago's Laboratory Schools, Urban Education Institute and Center for Elementary Mathematics and Science Education. During this time, she has received the distinctions of Apple Distinguished Educator and Google Certified Teacher.
  • Chicago Public Schools
    Teacher, 1990 - 1998
    Lucy began her career in the Chicago Public School system and taught mostly primary grades at 2 urban elementary schools.
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Northbrook IL
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Lake Forest, IL - Chicago, IL - Beloit, WI
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Evacuation and Liberation of the Auschwitz Camp - Google Cultural Institute
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Explore online exhibitions about the Holocaust

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f you answer no to all six questions when evaluating the design of assignments and student work, then chances are that technology is not rea

The challenges of digital leadership | Dangerously Irrelevant
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Schools often purchase software, computer devices, and technology-based learning systems because they are effective marketing tools for recr

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Officials say a microwave may have sparked a fire that injured an 8-year-old boy in Logan.

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Friends and relatives of Christopher Tully, the Middle Bucks Institute of Technology teacher who has been missing since Tuesday, distributed

Award-Winning Teacher, Former 'Dance Party USA' Star Goes Missing
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An award-winning technology teacher and former "Dance Party USA" star from South Philadelphia has been reported missing.

American Schools Are Training Kids for a World That Doesn't Exist | WIRED
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Being dumb in the existing educational system is bad enough. Failing to create a new way of learning adapted to contemporary circumstances m

Ed-Tech Imperialism and the XPRIZE for Global Learning
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Earlier this week, the XPRIZE organization announced its latest competition: a $15 million Global Learning XPRIZE — "a five-year competition

Reviving the #ADEchat Twitter Hashtag Bi-Weekly on Tuesdays
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The #ADEchat Twitter Hashtag is being revived/rebooted/recharged every-other Tuesday Night on Twitter from 8PM EST (5PM PST) to 9PM EST (6PM