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Techy Teacher
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Digital Comic Books with Book Creator: Heroes of Exploration
Let’s face it.  There are pieces of content from time to time that lack the excitement and instant draw for students that other areas may elicit.  For me, our upcoming unit about explorers was making me feel pretty ho-hum. Walk with me as I show you how my ...

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A personal post from my heart.

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The Evolution of a Teacher- Finding Your Passion Again
When I became a teacher in 2005, I could have become a rich woman if I had requested a dollar for each time I heard, "Don't smile 'til after Christmas."  I even sort of naively bought into this notion my first few years of teaching!  In fact, in one of my p...

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Inclusion in the Techy Classroom: Modified Sphero Mazes
Recently we had a PLC meeting where we were asked to share one way we make considerations for our students with special learning needs.  Since I teach students with both learning and behavioral IEPs, there are many things to think about when tackling a proj...

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Digital Citizenship Week: Adventures in PBL in Middle School
PBL is quite possibly one of my favorite methods of ensuring student-centered learning in my classroom. When I moved to middle school last year, I was unsure of how this would work managing five different class periods, and I sadly let that keep me from pur...

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Student Voice: Why Every Student Deserves Digital Access
Today I am turning over the keys to my blog and putting my students in the driver's seat.  As we learn about digital access and what it truly means to be a GLOBAL citizen, I am leaving with you THEIR words about why every student deserves digital access. It...

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The Privileged Power of Digital Access (and Why I am Thankful)
I am so fortunate to have the opportunity to travel throughout the state and country sharing my love and passion for technology in the classroom.  Beyond my fortune, I see my travels as an opportunity to remind myself of the incredible, privileged power my ...

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Mystery Bag Challenges *Freebie
This year our school implemented a 25 minute "Boost" period intended for enrichment and intervention for our students.  As a digital literacy teacher, I have thought a lot about this extra bit of time and how I wanted to spend it with my students.  Though I...
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