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Alfonso Gonzalez
Works at Chimacum Middle School
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8 Important Google Docs Tips for Teachers and Students
January 23, 2017 Over the next few weeks we will be creating and sharing with you a number of infographics (or memory aids) covering the major Google Drive services including Docs, Sheets, Presentations, and Drawings. The purpose is to help you make the bes...
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‪Game based education and Game based learning! An interview from Dave Dodgson https://eltsandbox1.wordpress.com/2016/12/22/elt-sandbox-interviews-shelly-sanchez-terrell/ 
Catch her while you can! A special interview with the amazing @ShellTerrell about her work with DGBL.
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10 Handy Google Drive Tips Every Teacher Should Know about
December 14, 2016 In today's Top of 2016 Posts series we are sharing with you this handy visual we published earlier this year. The visual features 10 basic Google Drive tips to help teachers make the best of this platform in their instruction. The tips inc...
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I’ve written a lot about the value of scaffolded writing frames for students – English Language Learners and those who are proficient in English – to use when they are responding …
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5 Excellent Google Docs Templates for Teachers
November 23, 2016 As you probably know, the old Google Docs gallery will be unavailable early 2017 and to access pre-made templates users will have to exclusively use the new Docs Gallery.  When you open Docs gallery you will see a notification prompting yo...
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
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An Excellent Infographic Featuring Basic Chromebook Tips for Teachers
January 7, 2017 For those of you using or planning to use Chromebooks in their instruction, the infographic below is a good resource to keep handy. It is also one of our popular graphics we shared last year. It features what we believe are the eight importa...
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Teachers Visual Guide to Google Keep
December 27, 2016 Since its release awhile ago, Google Keep has gained so much popularity among teachers and educators and within a very short period of time it established itself as one of the best note taking alternatives for Evernote users. Google Keep p...
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‪15 Ideas to Try in 2017 (presentation) https://www.slideshare.net/mobile/ShellTerrell/15-teaching-ideas-for-2017 ‬
My books- Learning to Go https://gum.co/learn2go & The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers http://routledge.com/books/details/9780415735346/
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Teachers Visual Guide to The New Google Forms
December 14, 2016 We have recently started featuring our most popular posts of 2016.  Today's post is on the new Google Forms' guide we published a few months ago. The guide, which is based on instructions and insights from Docs Help center, walks teachers ...
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3 Great Websites for Elementary Science Teachers
December 9, 2016 Below are three interesting science resources selected specifically for elementary teachers. These websites provide teachers with a wide variety of educational materials to help young kids enjoy science learning. These include lesson plans,...
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Some Excellent Resources for Google for Education for Teachers and Admins
Google for Education, which includes G Suite for Education, Chromebooks, and content, is one of the most popular, and most updated, platforms for education. Here are some great resources for IT, Teachers, Students and more. ...
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A Middle School Science Teacher
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Born in Miami, FL, Cuban-American, moved to Southern Cal and now living in Pac NW. Went from Hot and Humid, to Hot and Dry, and now in Cold and Wet!!
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15 Straight Years of Getting at Least One Grant per Year!
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10 ways the research behind banning #mlearning for children is flawed
theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.com

You may have come across Cris Rowan's popular HuffPost piece explaining 10 reasons handheld devices should be banned for children under 12.

In Defense of "New Math"
www.educationrethink.com

I'm seeing many of these posts making their rounds on Facebook. I'm seeing statements like, "What the hell is a number line and why do kids

How To Use Evernote: The Missing Manual
www.makeuseof.com

Are you a digital packrat? Are you in need of a searchable repository for everything you want to recall later? Does the idea of automatic OC

Fear of Being Found Out
www.educationrethink.com

Last year, the coaches and specialists used to talk about the teachers who hated being observed. There were the nervous ones who were always

Share your iPad app list with others | Kathy Schrock's Kaffeeklatsch
blog.kathyschrock.net

Share your iPad app list with others. Tom Barrett tweeted a question today asking how to share your entire iPad app collection with someone.

Not a good enough reason....
doyle-scienceteach.blogspot.com

"By studying biology you can make informed decisions on issues that impact you and our society." Modern Biology textbook, HRW, 2006 Pretty m

Students Scientists Connect with ISS Astronauts
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Students Scientists Connect with ISS Astronauts:Students from around the US and Canada interview International Space Station scientists orbi

Tech-Savvy Teacher - Jason and Mike are the Tech-Savvy Teachers!
techsavvyteacher.com

I wanted to follow up on my post yesterday with another great conversation starter around nutrition. If you didn't get a chance to watch the

how to talk less
inveterategeek.blogspot.com

I've deliberately designed my classroom so I speak as little as possible. I don't teach in a 1:1 environment but I think some of my techniqu

Digital Citizenship Poster Now Available in 6 Languages | Edmodo – Safe ...
blog.edmodo.com

Last month we posted a free digital citizenship poster for our educator community to download. The response we received after posting it was

My second interview with CBC Radio on giving kids zeroes
www.joebower.org

What am I doing here? I am Joe Bower and I teach in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada. I wish to challenge 'traditional' schooling while exploring m

Edublogger Debate: Scaffolding vs. Struggling – Can You Be Too Helpful? ...
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My partner in crime here on The Edublogger, Sue Waters, and I have regular debates and conversations around a wide range of topics. Recently

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Watch solar system and space shuttle launch videos online at Space.com. View exclusive outer space, science interviews, earth and astronomy

Photos: Amazing Solar Flare Views of April 16, 2012
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See amazing photos of the powerful solar flare that erupted on April 16, 2012.

America Via Erica: Coxsackie-Athens High School Valedictory Speech 2010
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Here I Stand Erica Goldson There is a story of a young, but earnest Zen student who approached his teacher, and asked the Master, "If I

Stop Stealing Dreams
www.squidoo.com

The economy has changed, probably forever. School hasn't. School was invented to create a constant stream of compliant factory workers to

for the love of learning: Grading Moratorium
www.joebower.org

What am I doing here? I am Joe Bower and I teach in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada. I wish to challenge 'traditional' schooling while exp

Tech Transformation: Teachers as Leaders - part 1
www.maggiehosmcgrane.com

When I'm thinking about all the really important changes that are happening in schools these days, when I'm thinking about global pr

Math Reflections: Awards
sunmath2.blogspot.com

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
resultsonlylearning.blogspot.com

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