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alicia vazquez
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Google Certification A Worthy Task
Ever since my district became a Google district I started doing the training in the Google Training Center, but then my job got more complicated and I postponed it.  Last Fall I finally took the Level 1 Certification.  It was three strenuous hours but when ...
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Teacher's Fear of Technology and It's Effects on ELLs
We entered the 21st century 17 years ago, you would think with all the Smartphones and digital media teachers would be comfortable using technology with their students, but many are still on the fence.  Perhaps is that many teachers and administrators still...
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GoNoodle Pro
If you are interested in doing more with GoNoodle now you can do it for free thanks to El Camino Hospital who is paying subscriptions for all Silicon Valley teachers. Just sign-up at GoNoodlePlus . Once you register you will see the message: GoNoodle Plus i...
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The Growing Divides for ELLs
Language It is not surprising that ELLs have a language divide and that depending on when they arrived in the United States this divide will impact their lives to a lesser or greater degree.  I have been in the U.S. since I was nine and even though English ...
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Quizlet
Quizlet is a powerful tool to help students learn content vocabulary. The best thing is that you don't have to create the lists yourself. There are thousands of lists created by teachers and students alike. You can copy one you like and modify for your ne...
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Kids.gov Website
Kids.gov What is it? A website with various links for kids, organized into different areas: art, history, science, health... Why we like it? Well organized and vetted information for kids to do research or find resources. How you can you use it? You can pla...
Kids.gov Website
Kids.gov Website
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Going Paperless
I remember the weekends and Holidays that I spent making copies instead of spending time with my family. Sometimes I would even drag them along to help me. |Keeping track of student paperwork that I needed for report cards and their end of the year portfol...
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Passed my Google Level 2 Certification. Beyond happy and excited.
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Hi Cali friends! We donated Pear Deck Premium trials to CUE attendees a few weeks back and we still have some free upgrades remaining. Feel free to grab one for yourself and share with your school and/or district. The trial runs through the end of the school year:

https://goo.gl/Unr7XJ

(Seriously, don't be shy sharing. There are plenty of upgrades left and they're first come, first serve!)

Learn more and get started using Pear Deck for Google Slides here: https://www.peardeck.com/googleslides/
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Calling All Makers!

The Alameda Mini Maker Faire is an all-ages event that brings together science, art, craft, homesteading and engineering plus music, food, and performance.

They are looking for 50+ makers to showcase their work, including DIY enthusiasts, businesses, artists, and crafters. Attendees will have the opportunity to experience interactive exhibits, meet like-minded individuals, and be inspired by the creativity and innovation of the maker community in Alameda and beyond.

Exhibits that are interactive or highlight the process of making things are especially desired.

Questions about the Call for Makers process or the Faire? Join us for our first Maker Meet-up on April 12 at 6pm at Pineapple Sails. Click on the link below for more information and to RSVP. You can also email us at Alamedammf@gmail.com with any questions.
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