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Online Writing that Meets the Common Core

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Online writing and the common core from Jason Seliskar Kindergarten: With guidance and support from adults, explore a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers. First Grade: With guidance and support from adults, use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with…

Screaming for More Verbs

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You ever have that lesson where your students screamed for more? I know we strive to have those days everyday for every lesson, but lets be realistic, they don’t happen everyday or for every lesson. They are those special days where everything is clicking, students are right there with you and screaming for more. Today…

Stay Organized with Evernote Products

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Evernote: Use to stay organized Then use Skitch to capture, annotate and save to Evernote: Get Skitch: for iOS (iTunes) For Android For Mac Like writing? Then use Penultimate to write on your device to send to Evernote: Save your favorite sites in your Chrome browser to Evernote with a web clipper: Have hard copy…

FallCUE 2012 at American Canyon High School

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  Off American Canyon Rd near I-80 in Northern California, educators from all directions of the compass traveled to American Canyon High School for a educational technology conference called FallCUE. Personally I traveled all the way from Southern California to see face to face some of the amazing educators that push themselves to be the best they…

Common Core 101 – #fallcue

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Common Core and ELLs | Common Core State Standards for School Leaders | Scoop.it Common Core and ELLs http://t.co/1BTmOfGH #ELL #ccchat #commoncore tags: ELL ccchat commoncore Fifty Shades of the Common Core: ELA Fifty Shades of the Common Core: ELA by @hellojenjones on @slideshare http://t.co/7JiD4zRw #commoncore tags: commoncore i-Ready Anyone using this for #CommonCore? http://t.co/lOD73rOI…

Using the Apple Keynote to Teach Writing

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Apple came out to announce a series of new products, including the iPad Mini today. While Apple’s Keynotes are interesting to watch from a product standpoint while anticipating the upcoming announcement. There is another component that I have always wanted to do. As I sit and watch these keynotes, I cannot help but notice the…

Need Some Online Storage Space?

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Dropbox.com is the answer. What is Dropbox? Always have your stuff when you need it with @Dropbox. Sign up for free! http://db.tt/fPVcADf I have used Dropbox with my colleagues to share PLC documents. It is easy to just drop the file into the shared folder and the other teacher(s) have access to the same file if…

Use the Right Tool for the Right Need

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As educators, specifically educational technology teachers we have to make sure that the machines, devices and tools we use are used wisely in our districts and schools. I handed my 6 month old my iPhone and he grasped it with ease and looked at the interface briefly with wonder meant and for a second I thought he…