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INFOGRAPHIC: Inspirational Quotes from Literature

Ah, literature — filled with words, and among them, words to live by. Thanks to myprint247 for providing conclusive evidence that Hallmark’s got …

Launching Family Message Journals

OVERVIEW<p>This lesson introduces Family Message Journals—a teacher-tested tool for encouraging family involvement and supporting writing to reflect and …

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Excellent Story Writing Apps for Students

July 31, 2015<br>Below is a short collection of some interesting iPad apps students can use to help them with their writing and more specifically, …

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10 Reasons Why People Who Read a Lot Are More Likely to Be Good Leaders

Reading is currently on a global decline. The statistics and polls behind this pattern are frightening because the shortage of readers means there …

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<b>Get location alerts</b> when someone <b>ISN’T</b> where they’re supposed to be, like “Olivia is NOT at school.” It also sends alerts like “Tim has left</b> …

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5 Things You Did Not Know About Google Forms - Teacher Tech

NOTE: This blog post has been updated for the new Google Forms. Please visit the new post here: 5 Things You Did Not Know About Google Forms<p>Skip Pages<p>…

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6 Presentation Design Dos and Don'ts

Great presentation design can be difficult to master because it requires the coordination of many elements, including colors, fonts, images, icons and background. While there are a lot of pieces to the presentation design puzzle, don’t be overwhelmed. Let the design principle of “less is more” …

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Why Reading On A Screen Is Bad For Critical Thinking

"Think fast!"<p>As kids, that's what we used to say at school recess when tossing the ball around. Is "Think fast!" what we're now saying when we read?<p>Historically, thinking and reading have gone hand-in-hand. Eric Havelock argued years back that development of alphabetic writing in Greece enabled a …

Forgetful Teacher, Tech-Addict Teacher & 18 Other Teacher Stereotypes

<b>Forgetful Teacher, Tech-Addict Teacher & 18 Other Teacher Stereotypes</b><i>Ed note: This post has been republished from a late 2012 post</i><b>1. Crazy …

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5 Things Published Authors Know (and You Can Master)

<b>5. Writing Requires Writing</b><p>Here is what a first draft is: it's the paint you mixed. It's the marble you quarried. It's the first in-costume run-through. Do not belabor your first draft. Just get it done so you can sit back after a few weeks' distance and start to play. Yes, I said play. You're …

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MN Transformational Education Leadership Network

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Stephen Hawking Gets A Voice Upgrade

The theoretical physicist has been using the same communication system for more than 20 years, until now. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Horst Haussecker of Intel about the new and faster technology.<p>Transcript<p>RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>The sound of Stephen Hawking's voice is iconic.<p>(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED …

Quick Fixes for Six Common Blogging Blunders

Whether you're a total noob or an experienced blogger, we all fall victim to these mistakes at some point. Read on to find quick fixes for each blunder.<p><b>1. Creating a Blogging Persona</b><p>At their best, blogs are the perfect vehicles for self expression. But, oftentimes bloggers prioritize their public …

J.K. Rowling Will Share 12 New Harry Potter Stories Leading Up To Christmas

You don't have to celebrate Christmas to know that this winter is the most magical time of the year, thanks to J.K. Rowling.<p>In a newsletter to the members of Harry Potter fan-site Pottermore, J.K. Rowling announced that she will release 12 new stories expanding on the wizarding world on the site on …

How to Enable Collaboration on Thinglink Interactive Images

Last week I received an email from a reader who was looking for a way to have her students collaborate on a multimedia collage. My immediate …

This Is Why You Should Use Infographics in Education

December1, 2014<br>Today as I was curating a list of tools to use for creating infograhics in class, I came across this interesting visual created by …

Five Reasons Why Everybody Should Write a Book

"Everyone should write at least one book in their lifetime," my nephew Jason once declared with great conviction. I remember pondering the thought at the time, struck by the maturity of the remark coming from a teenage boy.<p>Fast forward 15 years and a novel under my belt, I can now vouch for the …

Kidblog: How This Digital Tool Enhances Learning!

Today at 4 PM, EST until 5 PM join us! We will be sharing how Kidblog can be used as a platform to engage, connect, enrich and collaborate in regards …

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