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Okay, so one day our neighbor & close friend told me how my husband wanted our son to sleep in our bedroom.  My initial response?  Over my dead body.  I thought that babies were supposed to sleep in their own room, in their c...
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It occurred to me that exactly a year ago I sat in that same room and transformed it into my office. Last year I was putting together a desk, shelving, & guest bed, and making a window seat & curtains. This year, was similar as I redid the window seat, put together new shelves, consider new ...
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Adventures of a traveling techie teacher. Home · Pure N Bare · Twitter · Pinterest · Google+ · YouTube · RSS. This blog is dedicated to my tech thoughts & tips, travel adventures, & mama musings. Have a moment? Check out my work with elementary and graduate students!
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Has someone every posted something about you that you'd rather they didn't? Has anyone everyone posted a picture of you without your permission? How'd you feel? There have been times that I've been out with friends, family, or colleagues. Someone snaps a pic, and I have asked that they not post ...
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Sadly, this is becoming more of a reality for students as early as kindergarten. It's difficult to witness, fight against, and be forced to participate in. Assessment is currently synonymous with testing. I remember vehemently fighting against the test to predict the success of the test to predict the success of the benchmark to predict the success of the state test. You know you are in a testing culture when you are adding testing days on to the already scheduled 100. 
Teaching or testing? Teaching to the test and excessive test preparation invalidates inferences that can be drawn from the scores – yet they are the inevitable response to pressure to produce good test scores. Classroom time ...
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The many uses of Evernote
I use it to keep all of my travel plans straight. I use tags to organize the multiple notes that I have in each notebook, but I'm now in love with setting myself reminders so that I can stay right in Evernote to remind myself to get things done, or where I need to be. I'm not sure why it's taken ...
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Mmm-Mmm- Miami ~ a little late, but here it is!
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If ever I have the chance, I will gladly return to Colorado!
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Working on a project, I was confident that I had the necessary documents on my website. Well, come to find out, whatever service I used is no longer storing it. I thought I had it in Evernote (I now k...
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Transforming the world one educator at a time.
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An elementary teacher for 13 years; had loads of fun with grades 3, 4, & 5.  Project-based learning, 1:1 technology integration, and blended learning were (and continue to be) my passions in the classroom.  Nothing brought more joy as a teacher than watching my students have fun while learning!
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Responsive Classroom Consultant, USJ Adjunct Professor, CT ASCD Board Member, #digcit co-creator & moderator, 2010 Teacher of the Year Nominee,
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