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Matt Miller
Worked at Turkey Run High School
Attended Indiana State University
Lives in Tangier, IN 47952
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10 tips to use Google Classroom effectively and efficiently

Google Classroom can be even more powerful with a few tips and strategies to make it efficient and effective.

http://ditchthattextbook.com/2016/03/03/10-tips-to-use-google-classroom-effectively-and-efficiently/
Google Classroom can be even more powerful with a few tips and strategies to make it efficient and effective.
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10 tips to use Google Classroom effectively and efficiently

Google Classroom can be even more powerful with a few tips and strategies to make it efficient and effective.

http://ditchthattextbook.com/2016/03/03/10-tips-to-use-google-classroom-effectively-and-efficiently/
Google Classroom can be even more powerful with a few tips and strategies to make it efficient and effective.
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An Internet filter can protect students from harmful content, but often it keeps them from inspiring, useful content. A stifling Internet filter can have negative consequences.

http://ditchthattextbook.com/2016/02/29/the-danger-in-blocking-the-internet-too-much/
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An Internet filter can protect students from harmful content, but often it keeps them from inspiring, useful content. A stifling Internet filter can have negative consequences.

http://ditchthattextbook.com/2016/02/29/the-danger-in-blocking-the-internet-too-much/
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Why ditch the textbook and creating relevant, meaningful and engaging classroom activities is the key! +Matt Miller
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Hey...more fun than answering both odd and even! :) 
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Google Slides isn’t just for delivering presentations to an audience. Here are eight activities that bring interactive learning to students -- with files you can save to your Google Drive!

http://ditchthattextbook.com/2016/01/06/8-interactive-google-slides-activities-for-classroom-excitement/
Google Slides isn't just for delivering presentations to an audience. Here are eight activities that bring interactive learning to students.
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Google Classroom  - 
 
10 tips to use Google Classroom effectively and efficiently

Google Classroom can be even more powerful with a few tips and strategies to make it efficient and effective.

http://ditchthattextbook.com/2016/03/03/10-tips-to-use-google-classroom-effectively-and-efficiently/
Google Classroom can be even more powerful with a few tips and strategies to make it efficient and effective.
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10 tips to use Google Classroom effectively and efficiently

Google Classroom can be even more powerful with a few tips and strategies to make it efficient and effective.

http://ditchthattextbook.com/2016/03/03/10-tips-to-use-google-classroom-effectively-and-efficiently/
Google Classroom can be even more powerful with a few tips and strategies to make it efficient and effective.
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An Internet filter can protect students from harmful content, but often it keeps them from inspiring, useful content. A stifling Internet filter can have negative consequences.

http://ditchthattextbook.com/2016/02/29/the-danger-in-blocking-the-internet-too-much/
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An Internet filter can protect students from harmful content, but often it keeps them from inspiring, useful content. A stifling Internet filter can have negative consequences.

http://ditchthattextbook.com/2016/02/29/the-danger-in-blocking-the-internet-too-much/
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Not enough yet! Why don`t just get it correct. Go for services with experts. There is nothing wrong with Internet, worry free for students if well done! The future of EDUCATION and RESEARCH is not in STATIC LIBRARY where people are in continuous fight for resources but, in DIGITAL... Together we are ahead of time! ‪#‎AIDDE‬ eLibraries Technology Platform for up to date and quality resources sharing spells out expectations in a YET UNIQUE way today for all to grow equally in knowledge and develop, boost research, frees invention and creation spirit and avoid PLAGIARISM and re-invention of the wheel! https://www.fvtelibrary.com/aboutus
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Google Slides isn’t just for delivering presentations to an audience. Here are eight activities that bring interactive learning to students -- with files you can save to your Google Drive!

http://ditchthattextbook.com/2016/01/06/8-interactive-google-slides-activities-for-classroom-excitement/
Google Slides isn't just for delivering presentations to an audience. Here are eight activities that bring interactive learning to students.
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Google Slides isn’t just for delivering presentations to an audience. Here are eight activities that bring interactive learning to students -- with files you can save to your Google Drive!

http://ditchthattextbook.com/2016/01/06/8-interactive-google-slides-activities-for-classroom-excitement/
Google Slides isn't just for delivering presentations to an audience. Here are eight activities that bring interactive learning to students.
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Author. Blogger. Textbook ditcher. Google Certified Innovator #GTAATX. Father of three. Happily married. Living the dream.
Introduction
Hi, I'm Matt Miller. I'm a high school Spanish teacher at Turkey Run High School in Marshall, Ind. My classes are very conversational and technology-laden, and I don't use textbooks. Haven't since about 2009. 

I write at the Ditch That Textbook blog (www.ditchthattextbook.com), usually about technology in the classroom, creative teaching and instruction with less reliance on the textbook. You can check out my personal profile page at www.jmattmiller.net. I created a website (www.riseaboveindiana.com) to help Indiana teachers to navigate their RISE teacher evaluations. I enjoy dabbling with Internet creations. I'm no expert, but I have learned a lot.

I'm married to my college sweetheart and have three great kids.
Bragging rights
Google Certified Teacher '14 #GTAATX. WTHI-TV Golden Apple winner 2014. Bammy! Award nominee.
Education
  • Indiana State University
    1999 - 2003
  • Indiana State University
    Curriculum and Instruction, 2004 - 2007
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Gender
Male
Relationship
Married
Work
Occupation
Head Textbook Ditcher
Skills
Teaching, technology, speaking Spanish, running, swimming, etc.
Employment
  • Turkey Run High School
    Spanish teacher, 2011 - 2015
  • North Vermillion High School
    Spanish teacher, 2004 - 2011
  • Ditch That Textbook
    Head Textbook Ditcher, 2015 - present
    Helping teachers free their teaching and revolutionze their classrooms through technology, creativity and innovation.
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Tangier, IN 47952
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Kingman, IN 47952 - Indianapolis, IN 46220 - Terre Haute, IN
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Nice rooms. Convenient location to Interstate 74, shopping and restaurants. Great breakfast buffet. All in all a great stay!
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Great hotel. Updated and modern. Front desk staff was attentive. Great breakfast. All in all a good stay!
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Friendly front desk staff. Nice rooms. Facilities were in great condition. All in all, a great stay.
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Great atmosphere. Nostalgic for people like me who watched the TV show!
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Gorgeous hotel. Accommodating staff.
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