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Watch this short video to hear 6th graders tell of their experiences with bullying.
Here's a video interview one 6th grader put together about bullying at school: by Cat
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After over a year of working on it, g(Math) now does Handwriting Recognition again! The biggest hurdle in creating math digitally is typesetting, g(Math) handwriting recognition helps overcome that hurdle!! Just click on the ...
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Teach Students about Online Safety with These Excellent Video Tutorials from Google
April 27, 2016 The web provides limitless opportunities for learning, creating, sharing, and exploring the depths of human knowledge. But it is also an unsafe arena where one needs to be equipped with the needed tools and know-how to better stay safe and br...
April 27, 2016. The web provides limitless opportunities for learning, creating, sharing, and exploring the depths of human knowledge. But it is also an unsafe arena where one needs to be equipped with the needed tools and know-how to better stay safe and browse the net securely.
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Have you ever tracked your Food Miles? See what this 6th grader learned about tracking food miles.
 
Reducing your carbon footprint... by choosing what you eat?!? Yes! Find out how by reading this 6th grader's blog post.
What did you have for lunch today????? Well, chances are what's now stuck in between your teeth traveled thousands of miles to get to your grocery store. So in our class we did an activity to see how far food travels. There ...
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Google Docs recently added Voice Typing tool provides a voice recognition tool for word processing within Google Chrome. This is a great new feature in Google Docs that requires no training …
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6 of The Best TED Ed Riddles to Use with Students in Class
March 11, 2016 TED Ed is one of our favourite video resources we have been recommending for teachers over the last few years. It features short video explanations (usually less than 5 minutes long) covering different educational topics. The clips are profes...
March 11, 2016. TED Ed is one of our favourite video resources we have been recommending for teachers over the last few years. It features short video explanations (usually less than 5 minutes long) covering different educational topics. The clips are professionally animated using a wide range ...
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Check out the latest 6th grade blog post on the evils of MONEY!
Image from Keith Cooper Money. Money, unfortunately, kind of defines us. I mean think about it, it decides where we live, what school we go to, and at school the friends you make. So ultimately money defines our life. And you...
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A Treasure Trove of Interactive Games and Experiments for Science Teachers
April 27, 2016 The Lawrence Hall of Science is a great educational website from University of California, Berkeley. It provides a wide variety of resources to engage kids and students in learning science.  It also offers ‘a comprehensive set of programs to ...
April 27, 2016. The Lawrence Hall of Science is a great educational website from University of California, Berkeley. It provides a wide variety of resources to engage kids and students in learning science. It also offers 'a comprehensive set of programs to help increase the quality and quantity ...
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5 Major Tasks Every Teacher Should Be Able to Do on Google Classroom
April 26, 2016 Google Classroom is one of the best web-based platforms teachers can use to facilitate their work and create paperless classrooms. It can help you establish a virtual space for your class where you can share educational resources with your st...
April 26, 2016. Google Classroom is one of the best web-based platforms teachers can use to facilitate their work and create paperless classrooms. It can help you establish a virtual space for your class where you can share educational resources with your students , distribute assignments, ...
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Using iMacs from 2004 is tough. They have been obsolete since at least 2009! But you know what, my students are still using them and they still have their uses! 
The Bondi iMac Back in 1998 my school put the first model of iMac in my classroom, the Bondi iMac pictured on the left. I rotated groups of students through
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6th grade explains how to deal with stuttering!
Here's a video one of our 6th-grade students made to share how he handles stuttering! by Isaac
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I wrote a blog post to share what teacher teams, PLCs, at my middle school are doing for PD. Our work is inspired by a grant we got from WA STEM and their WA STEM PD grant project. More info on the post in video form.
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for the love of learning: Grading Moratorium
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Math Reflections: Awards
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Our middle school staff just had a lively conversation about the possibility of making some changes to our student-led monthly award assembl

ROLE Reversal: Harvard study misses the mark
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Harvard study misses the mark. I have been known to complain about bad or misinterpreted research. Today, I came upon another flawed study,