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12 Roles For Google Drive In The Classroom

<b>12 Roles For Google Drive In The Classroom</b><p>The technology formerly known as Google Docs continues to offer opportunity for teachers attentive to its …

Google Drive

Bloom's Critical Thinking Questions to Use in Class

December, 2014<br>Critical thinking is an essential skill in the cognitive development of students. It is probably the number one skill teachers would …

19 Free Posters For Your Tech Lab

This special is over (it was for last summer), but I have lots of specials for subscribers to my blog, Ask a Tech Teacher. Once you’ve subscribed, …

10 classroom routines that get kids talking (and writing) about math strategies

Most kids find it challenging to explain how they solve math problems and to put what they know about math into words. These ten simple classroom …

30 NCAA Basketball Lesson Links … PBL Series… Best Classroom Lessons Never Taught

<i>Welcome to a post with a mix of educational ideas pressing full court toward the NCAA Basketball Tournament. I bring to you a not only a two part</i> …

Doing It Differently: Tips for Teaching Vocabulary

The truth is, and the research shows, students need multiple and various exposures to a word before they fully understand that word and can apply it. …

Common Core and Planning: Organizing a Unit of Instruction

By the end of grade 11, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 11-CCR text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at …

25 Teacher Tools for Leveraging Technology

Ambitious combinations of technology and curriculum can be difficult for teachers to implement. An epic challenge to overcome in bringing proven …

Education Technology

Finding Quality Nonfiction for the Common Core

By now, you probably know that the Common Core State Standards place a big emphasis on kids reading informational text. In fact, the requirements are …

50 Top Sources Of Free eLearning Courses

Whether you are looking for a master’s degree program, computer science classes, a K-12 curriculum, or GED study program, this list gives you a look …

Common Core in Action: The Power of a Checklist

The Rationale Behind Using Checklists with Students<p>Developing and providing checklists speaks to college and career readiness in the Common Core. …

Social Media Savvy? Four Tips to Help You Get Started

As I think about this and with summer here, let me make a suggestion. Take some time to think about how you can use social media to support <i>you</i>, and …