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Tom Driscoll
Works at Putnam Public Schools (CT)
Attended Teachers College, Columbia University
Lives in Coventry, RI
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Learning by making has been around since long before edtech—just think about what the adventurous explorers or intrepid settlers of yore would have thought of "Do-It-Yourself." But with thousands of kid-friendly tech tools and a whole World Wide Web of resources out there, creative, interesting oppo
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That's a full schedule there... I don't like having just 1 section of a class. Makes it really hard planning for it because I feel that I can't improve on it throughout the day. I totally think you can incorporate a lot of maker ideas in your TV class. I'm trying to think of ways to include a few maker challenges in my Geography class, too.
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Exam review season is upon us... American Government review playlist here:
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Great collection of copyright friendly media for student projects...
A curated list of resources to help students find high-quality, copyright friendly media for use in projects or presentations.
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Great collection of Flipped Learning videos and articles by pioneers Jon Bergmann and Aaron Sams...
Jon Bergmann & Aaron Sams (pioneers of the flipped classroom) recently teamed up with Edutopia to create the Flipped Learning Toolkit.  This is an excellent collection of videos and articles designed for both those new to Fli...
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Starting next fall, our social studies department is rolling out a true mastery (competency-based) learning system across all core subjects and grade levels.  As I've mentioned in prior posts, our pilot this spring has led us...
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Love seeing educators use AR to bring yearbooks to life! Is anyone else using DAQRI to augmented your yearbook?
Educator and yearbook advisor Justin Bell is determined that Northeast Magnet’s new yearbook won’t sit on a shelf and collect dust in the coming years.
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Student-centered learning calls for students to learn at their own pace, and it requires school leaders to give students more choice over their instruction and to create more flexible learning environments.These changes might force K-12 administrators to rethink long-standing policies. School leader
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Did you see any way that you would improve it?  Was it the borders one or the map projections?
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Screencasting with WeVideo
Are you ready for another round of updates from our product team? Find out about our new screencasting tool, markers with comments for feedback and more!
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As spring finally makes its appearance here in New England, personalized learning frameworks are sprouting like tulip bulbs across the country. New infographics, progressions and guidelines are constantly being introduced to help educators define, plan and implement personalized learning models. At
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Great resource for student presentations.
  Aaron Weyenberg is the master of slide decks. Our UX Lead creates Keynote presentations that are both slick and charming—the kind that pull you in and keep you captivated, but in an understa...
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  • Teachers College, Columbia University
    Computing in Education, 2009 - 2012
  • Vassar College
    History, 2003 - 2007
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  • Putnam Public Schools (CT)
    Social Studies Teacher, 2011 - present
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