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; …

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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 …

Soar Over the Elaborate Cliffside Villages of the Pueblo People

Archaeologists have located some 600 cliff dwellings in Colorado's Mesa Verde National Park.<p><b>Location:</b> Colorado <b><br>Established:</b> June 29, 1906 <b><br>Size:</b> 52,074 acres<p>At Mesa Verde, Spanish for "green table," multistoried dwellings fill the cliff-rock alcoves that rise 2,000 feet above Montezuma Valley. …

20 Google Docs Secrets for busy teachers and students.

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 …

25 Quotes to Inspire You to Become a Better Leader

Great quotes inspire us to change, to grow, and to become our best selves. I researched thousands of quotes from successful leaders for my last book, …

A Case for Lifelong Kindergarten

Resnick is one of three recipients, including Robert Beichner, a physics professor at North Carolina State University, and Julie Young, president of …

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> …

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 …

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

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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 …

5 Great Math Apps for Grade School Kids

2. Bugsy's Math Quest (iPad)<p>Bugsy's Math Quest is all about reinforcing the basic 12 x 12 multiplication table everyone has to learn. Each level has …

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 …

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 …

Game On: An Online Challenge to Gifted Students to Compete Globally

Khim's presentation knocked it out of the park, bagging $75,000 for Alltuition, a "TurboTax for student loans." But within six months, the founders …

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, …

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 …