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Proud to be a part of @bsdfutureready Special thanks to +Michael Wacker +James Sanders +Mark Wagner and the rest of the +EdTechTeam this is the start of our messaging efforts - more to come!
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Excited to announce that the +EdTechTeam Melbourne West #gafesummit will have Google Expeditions Day 1! Day 2 will have sessions by +Jim Sill on using Google Cardboard to create your own classroom expedition! Don't miss out! Register now melbourne.gafesummit.com

+Michael Poke +Chris Betcher +Chris Harte +Anthony Speranza
Bringing immersive and educational virtual reality journeys to schools, teachers, and students around the world.
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We had them recently come to the school and it was truly an unbelievable experience for scholars.
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Great Share from +Chris Bell 
 
Whether you agree or disagree with the Common Core (or live in a country where this is not the standard), this is just one example of the Engaged Community element we have laid out in our #futureready  honeycomb framework https://www.edtechteam.com/futureready/ . Getting parents involved in teaching and learning (and EdTech) is IMPERATIVE-especially at the primary and elementary levels. 

If you don't spend the time to educate parent on learning initiatives, then you won't have the support needed to sustain the change effort.
WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) — Any adult who has tried to help a second-grader with homework has noticed math is not what it used to be. After parents learn the strategies, educators say, they're more willing to get on board with Common Core math amid criticism from some politicians, from fellow parents, on social media and from celebrities like Louis C.K., who complained Common Core math made his daughters cry. Nearly all states are using Common Core l...
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Can't wait to welcome fellow educators and dreamers to Des Plaines District 62 for the Illinois Winter Summit featuring Google for Education! Register now and take advantage of early bird pricing! http://il.gafesummit.com/winter
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Looking forward to this great event!
 
Another #ipad  event announced this fall! This one-day, engaging and hands-on event near Boston, MA focuses on the purposeful integration of the iPad for teaching & learning. Join us!
Learn more at ma.iossummits.com.
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On another note, how about a GEG Face-to-Face meetup the first few weeks of February... 

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Following up on Burt's post from yesterday, here's a chance to save 10% on registration!
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California is a LOT hotter than Iowa. Excited to learn with like minded folks from the West Coast!

I will be presenting on GAFE Admin topics, so IT folks, I look forward to meeting you.
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this looks like a stellar cast.
 
Join us the 28th and 29th of September in the capital city of South Australia for the Adelaide #gafesummit ! Learn more at adelaide.gafesummit.com
+Chris Betcher +Wes Warner +Jim Sill +Kimberley Hall 
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This will be awesome!!!
 
Join us in Maryland? 
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Ed Tech Coordinator
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  • FCOE
    Ed Tech Coordinator, 2004 - present
  • Clovis East High School
    Percussion Director, 1996 - 2013
  • Accenture
    Analyst, 2001 - 2004
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I teach people... I consume tech... I make beer & music...
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I'm an avid learning of all things technology, music & beer.  I've been working with technology (in Corporate business, non-profit, and education) since 1997.   I've been teaching music (percussion) since 1996!

I am a Google Certified Teacher (Boulder, 2009), Authorized Google Education Trainer, and Apple Distinguished Educator (2011).
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  • California State University, Fresno
    Business Administration, 1996 - 2000
  • Fresno Pacific University
    Educational Technology, 2011 - 2014
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