Marci Rogozen

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Create and Manage Student Blogs in 5 Simple Steps

We’re seeing increasing numbers of educators use blogs as digital student portfolios, where students showcase their work and share their learning, …

The Best Interactive Web Tools for Educators

Most of us are working at full capacity, and keeping up with technology can feel like one more chore on the to-do list. Still, learning your way …

How To Create A Custom Google Search Engine For Your Students

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Flipboard As a Textbook Replacement

OK…so let me clarify that title. I honestly think textbooks are on their way out…or at least I hope they are. Really it should read “Flipboard as …

4 Free Web Tools for Student Portfolios

Kidblog<p>Kidblog is unique among the web tools featured here because it is built <i>by</i> teachers <i>for</i> teachers. Their website explains that their mission is …

Two Things Every Teacher Should Be Able to Do on Edmodo

May 19, 2014<br>Edmodo is a great online platform with huge educational potential for teachers. Since its launch a few years ago, Edmodo is being used …

Google Hangouts Guide for Teachers

Google Hangouts is Google's free video-conferencing tool that is available for teachers to use as part of Google Apps for Education. Up to 10 …

10 Ways to Integrate Mobile Phones in Class

Phones, tablets, iPads and e-readers… What do these mobile devices have in common? It’s probably a pretty safe bet to say that most students own at …

10 Things Teachers Should Know To Do With Google Docs

Google Docs is a powerful word processing tool that many schools have adopted. As it’s similar to Microsoft Word and other word processing tools, …

Five Good Resources for Teaching Digital Safety and Citizenship to Elementary School Students

Following yesterday's post on Seven Deadly Digital Sins I received a couple of requests for digital safety and citizenship resources appropriate for …

7 Ways to Help Your Child Survive (and Thrive) in Middle School

Middle school — two words that can strike fear into both children and adults. Not only is this a transition point for your child academically but physically, psychologically, and socially as well. For some tweens and their parents, these three years can be a living hell. But it doesn't have to be. …

The Vital Component Often Missed When Heading Back to School

Back to school season is around the corner, which means everyone needs to shake off the slow lifestyle of summer and get back in school mode. As a parent, your checklist might look something like:<p>1. School supplies<p>2. Books<p>3. Clothes<p>4. Locker decor<p>5. Dorm furnishings (depending on how old your child …

5 Favorites: Stylish Rain Barrels

A drought in California has us carefully considering the ways that we’re planning to approach our gardening this spring and summer. In addition to …

Ask the Expert: 11 Tips for Designing a Water-Conscious Garden

With offices in Phoenix, Arizona and Austin, Texas, landscape architect Christine Ten Eyck knows a thing or two about designing in arid landscapes. …

Ask the Expert: 7 Ways to Save Water in the Garden, from a Graywater Crusader

I don’t know anybody who’s not worried about water. There’s either too much of it or too little. In California, where I live, we recently experienced …

Fields of Green: 5 Favorite Lawn Substitutes

Ah, the scent of freshly mowed grass. And… lawn mower noise, grass allergies, proliferation of chemical fertilizers, obscene water consumption, and …

Steal This Look: Elegant French Country Compost Bins

Ojai, California-based Paul Hendershot designed this elegant three-bin compost system as part of a French-inspired vegetable garden for a Santa …