Kimberly Brown

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Seeing Key West on a budget

No matter how many tips you read or how much planning you do, there is no way Key West will end up being a cheap vacation.<p>Hotels there are pricey; …

Florida Travel + Life

Events<p>ArtFest Fort Myers<p>February 3 - 4, 2018 in Fort Myers<p>to<p>ArtFest Fort Myers - February 3 - 4, 2018 in Fort Myers…<p>Events<p>Bradenton River …

Rainfall

Key West on a Budget: Cheap Things to Do on the Island

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Florida

7 National Parks You Can Drive To From Las Vegas, Nevada

01 of 08<p>All Within a Day's Drive of the Strip<p>If you're staying in Las Vegas but looking to explore some of the Southwestern United States' national …

The mysterious cliff dwellers of Mesa Verde

The inhabitants of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains vanished long before Europeans arrived, but the canyon palace they left behind rewrote the history of the American West.

Brazil

National Geographic Travel

20 Google Docs Secrets for busy teachers and students.

Picture Match - A Read Write Think Game for K-2

Picture Match is a nice little interactive game from Read Write Think for K-2 students. Picture Match asks students to match objects to the first …

Insert Quizzes Into Videos With Soo Meta

Back in March I reviewed a neat multimedia presentation tool called Soo Meta. Soo Meta allows you to combine videos from YouTube, pictures from the …

KQED

Flickr:wwworks<p>Could it be that the best way to learn happens in kindergarten? It’s an intriguing proposition, one that’s being explored at M.I.T. by …

Learning

7 free ways to capture student responses without costly clickers

<b>Most educators are familiar with student response systems (SRS) a.k.a. clickers. Common brands are eInstruction, Sentio, TurningPoint, Activote.</b> …

Education Technology

Still the Best Presentation on Copyright for Educators

In my previous post I shared Copyright on Campus which is a six minute overview of what copyright means for teachers. For a much more in-depth …

5 Teacher Secrets for Managing the One-to-One Classroom

Quick—What’s the most challenging part of classroom teaching?<p>Chances are your first or second answer is classroom management and that’s in the …

5 Good Lesson Plans for Teaching Copyright

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has published a set of comprehensive lesson plans about copyright simply titled Teaching Copyright. Teaching …

Eric Sheninger on Twitter: "Too often we give our children answers to remember rather than problems to solve. – Roger Lewin"

30 Free Teacher PD Courses

Earlier this week I wrote a post about places to search for free online courses. One resource that I neglected to mention and subsequently had many …

KQED

<b>By James Floyd Kelly</b><p>The number of apps related to teaching various mathematics topics seems to be growing daily, and it can be a difficult to find …

Best of 2013 So Far...Create Video Quizzes With Blubbr

<i>We're half-way through 2013. Like I've done in years past, this week I'll be featuring some of the best new tech tools of 2013 as well as some of the</i> …

6 Must Have Google Drive Extensions for Teachers

If you have shared some documents with others on Google Docs, before you had to go check whether anyone's modified them. This Chrome extension will …

Google Drive

3 Tech Tools For the First Day of School - Getting Smart by Alison Anderson - EdTech, education apps

3 tools, individually or together, will help elementary students leverage technology in ways we couldn’t imagine just a few short years ago.<p>An …

KQED

Eric Cabanis/AFP/Getty Images<p><b>By Nishat Kurwa, NPR</b><p>About 18 months ago, novice entrepreneur Sue Khim flew to San Francisco from her home in Illinois to …

Protest Builds Against Pearson, Testing, and Common Core

When it comes to standardized testing, students and schools don't usually have a choice. But now, 61 schools across the state, including 47 in New York City, are flat-out refusing to participate in the latest round of tests . . . a growing number of students won't be participating. On Thursday …

Video Games May Improve Reading Skills In Children With Dyslexia: Study

Think video games are bad for kids? You might have to reconsider. A team from the University of Padua published a paper Thursday called "Action Video Games Make Dyslexic Children Read Better," which presents evidence that playing action-oriented video games can increase the reading comprehension …

Why you should set soft goals for your classroom this year

When you set your goals for the fall, don't forget your soft goals.<p>There are hard and fast things you must do in the classroom. There are tasks, …

Teaching

Developed By Literacy Experts, Learn With Homer Launches On The iPad To Change How Kids Learn To Read

Stephanie Dua spent the last ten years pushing for educational reform, first as the CEO of the Fund for Public Schools under former Chancellor of New York’s Department of Education, Joel Klein, and Caroline Kennedy, before becoming senior advisor to David Coleman at Student Achievement Partners …