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Steven Johnson
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Daddy, Teacher, , Tech Dude, Writer/Author. Musical/Intrapersonal/Logical-Mathematical. Just a guy trying to help students and teachers
Daddy, Teacher, , Tech Dude, Writer/Author. Musical/Intrapersonal/Logical-Mathematical. Just a guy trying to help students and teachers

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STEM Camp 2017- Best STEM Camp Ever (until next year)!
Today, the Moore County Digital team is wrapping up our 5th annual summer STEM Camp and it's safe to say this has been the biggest and best one yet! For those that don't know, our summer STEM Camp is offered as a 4-day camp for two consecutive weeks (it run...

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Saving Sam: Kicking off the Engineering Thread in Moore County
Sam the Snake is in DEEP trouble.  While boating on the lake, a strong wave crashed through and capsized his boat.  Sam can't swim, but luckily he was able to climb on top of the boat.  But unfortunately for old Sam, while he frantically searched for his li...

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2nd Annual Digital Learning Showcase: a Huge Success!
Crain's Creek Video Game Creators w/Dr. Bob On the night of Thursday, February 18th, North Moore High School hosted a tremendous showcase of digital learning for our Moore County community!  Students from across all grade levels and schools were invited to ...

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BTT training

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3D Modeling on Chromebooks Made Easy with Tinkercad
I've always been a huge fan of students creating 3D models on computers.  It is a skill that combines mathematics, art, and design in a way that promotes plenty of problem solving along the way.  Over the years I enjoyed watching students take off with this...

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Blizzard Busting with Chromebooks
This week, we here in central North Carolina were told to brace for a blizzard.  The hot cocoa was simmering, the sleds pulled out, and the schools were closed as we got ready for the storm. Since all our 6th-12th graders have Chromebooks that they take hom...

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How can One-to-One Chromebooks Transform a Classroom?
I've been lucky to have had contact with some great educational technology thinkers over the last 6 years or so.  One of the leaders I have heard speak many times, to rooms large and small, is Chris Lehmann .  Chris is the practical, down-to-Earth principal...

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Meet Davis, a 4th grader inspired by the Global Read Aloud
Sometimes in the everyday, enjoyable chaos that is the edtech world I get a stark reminder of why we all do this.  This always seems to happen when a student is doing something GREAT in school that has a huge impact on them, using tools that have never befo...

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Teacher Feature - Stacey Deaton
This past week, I had the pleasure of visiting Vass-Lakeview Elementary and see how some of the 5th graders there are using their Chromebooks.  VLE has only been 1:1 with students for approximately 7 months and it was great to see the creative work the stud...

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Powerful, Chromebook-Approved Creation!
The critical question when giving digital devices to students is always "what do we want kids to do with them?"  In Moore County Schools, our answer to this question is that we want students to use their Chromebooks to create dynamic multimedia products tha...
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