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18 of the greatest photographs from 125 years of National Geographic

Photographers

5 Tools Students Can Use to Create Alternative Book Reports

This afternoon someone emailed me asking for some suggestions for tools for creating book trailer videos. It has been two years since I last wrote …

Create Multimedia History Presentations With Digital Artifacts

The National Archives Experience Digital Vaults is one of the resources that I almost always share in my workshop on teaching history with technology …

Outside Oslo

It smelled like the neighborhood Scandinavian bakery in my home the other day, with the aromas of freshly baked cardamom buns and hot coffee brewed …

Baking

New 10-day festival to showcase best of Minnesota's winter

- A major new event will be heating up the Twin Cities this winter.<p>Plans were revealed on Thursday for The Great Northern, a 10-day festival that …

Minneapolis-Saint Paul

Musician answers door to find 'terribly lost' Garrison Keillor looking for help

Nick Hallett has been listening to Garrison Keillor since he was 8. He never expected to find the radio man himself at his doorstep in the Sonoran …

Garrison Keillor

A salty or sweet ‘Nutcracker’? Twin Cities have both kinds

In the month of December, you can’t swing a nutcracker without hitting a Twin Cities production of “The Nutcracker.”<p>The time-honored holiday classic, …

Dance

Neighborhood Eatery Gets A Surprising New Chef

The little French-influenced restaurant in a quiet neighborhood in South Minneapolis has scored some mega-watt talent to lead it’s culinary staff. Jason DeRusha writes for <i>Minnesota Monthly</i>that the 2013 Food & Wine Best New Chef Jamie Malone will soon be cooking at this little gem.<p>Since she …

Burnsville photographer wins national recognition for fox photo

Benjamin Olson’s photo of a sleepy young fox received the wildlife award this year from Nature’s Best Photography.

Wildlife

10 Tips For Launching An Inquiry-Based Classroom

Transforming teaching practices is a long, slow road. But increasingly schools and teachers experiencing success are sharing their ideas online and …

Teaching

KQED

Web-based tools continue to proliferate, giving teachers more to add to their arsenal, but it can be hard to determine which resources are worth …

15+ Ways of Teaching Every Student to Code (Even Without a Computer)

In my opinion, parents of every student in every school at every level should demand that all students be taught how to code. They need this skill …

Lego

7 Reading Readiness Apps for Special Needs Students

What is reading readiness? The dictionary defines it as the point when a child transforms from being a non-reader to being a reader. But this …

12 Ways to Nurture a Love of Reading

<b>2. Listen to audiobooks.</b> There are so many benefits we can glean from listening to audiobooks. We can set aside the mechanical skills we need to read …

Books

Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog

Sunday<p>Nov2017<p>Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 06:53AM<p><i>The post below appeared a little over 5 years ago on the Blue Skunk (It later became an article in</i> …

Site of the Week | Great Websites for Kids

Best Websites for Teaching & Learning 2016

The 2016 Best Websites for Teaching & Learning foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration. They are …

Best Websites for Teaching & Learning

Best Websites for Teaching & Learning honors websites, tools, and resources of exceptional value to inquiry-based teaching and learning as embodied …

Professional Development For Teachers

Day of Learning<br>Online Google Event<p><i>The Ultimate Guide to Google Basics</i><br>Using Google Tools<br>in the Classroom<p>February 3, 2017|10 AM ET<p>Presented by SimpleK12<p>…

Education Technology

CJ Townsend (@CarolynTownse11) | Twitter

0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes<p><b>CJ Townsend</b> Retweeted<p>Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week - 3 Tools for Creating Instructional …

Lesson Plan Book

<b>Searching the Lesson Plans (PDF format)</b><p>Use the binoculars to find a National Literacy Standard by entering the standard number followed by a decimal …

the teacher librarian in the 21st century

Recently there was a request to a network I belong to seeking advice about placing a popular series of books on the shelves, a series that was one of …

The Mega List of Job Resources for Teachers

noreply@blogger.com (Julie Greller)0tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1920213628653854144.post-1808874757827297005Fri, 28 Apr 2017 01:47:00 …

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – 5 Ways Students Can Find Free Images

When students are searching for images to use in their slide presentations, videos, or other multimedia projects it can be tempting to them to simply …

Education Technology

Ms. Kochel's Book Blog

Will, a 15-year-old, has never shot a gun in his life, but he's on an elevator with a loaded gun, intent on following the neighborhood rules: no …

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