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8 Tips and Tricks to Redesign Your Classroom

Whether you’re looking to reorganize one corner or redesign an entire room, here are eight tips that may help you throughout the process.<p>1. Getting …

5 Ways to Kick-Start “Back to School” Using Social Media in the Classroom

5 Ways to Kick-Start “Back to School” Using Social Media in the Classroom<p>1. Instagram – A traditional activity to help students build relationships …

First Five Days

Building School Morale

<i>Morale isn’t built in isolation…and neither is it something tangible that we can point to and say, “There it is!” Rather, it is a force that builds</i> …

Ashton Kutcher on Digital Innovation, Risks and Big Rewards

Ashton Kutcher is the new face of Lenovo, helping the world's top PC maker market and even reportedly design its new line of tablets.<p>A far cry from …

Build a Culture of Trust with these 3 Key Elements

As the principal of Del Norte Heights Elementary (El Paso, Texas), I have learned that trust is always an issue when creating a strong professional …

El Paso

A Letter To Parents Of Digital Age Children

<b>A Letter To Parents Of Digital Age Children</b><p>First, let me thank you for entrusting me with teaching your children, honoring the amazing individuals …

What to Think About when Setting Up Your Classroom

The first week of school for teachers is often a week spent discussing changes in the curriculum, gathering supplies, and setting up your classroom. …

Teaching

How to Create the Perfect LinkedIn Profile

Got a LinkedIn profile? Congrats. Now you’re only competing for attention with another 500+ million users.<p>By putting some time into building your …

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Technology Ideas for the First Day of School: Video Walk and More

I am passionate about integrating tech into the classroom and feel that should start day one. Here are my goals for the first day…<p>– Show parents/kids …

Education Technology

Getting To Know My Students: All About Me Project

The first week of school I am going to make a picture (see above) with each student during teacher table time. My goal is to get to know them more …

Apps

First 5 Days: Day 1

First 5 Days of School for Educators

Setting the Stage for Engaged Global Learning<p>November Learning believes there exists a significant opportunity in the First 5 Days of School to set …

World Economy

The First Six Weeks of School (1st ed - out of print) (Strategies for Teachers)

<b>NOTE: This edition (copyright 2000) was replaced by an updated and expanded edition in 2015</b> (see above), ISBN 978-1-892989-81-9.<p>Description of 1st …

That First Read Aloud of the School Year....

Every year, I put a lot of thought into that first read aloud of the school year. It is always my summer obsession.<p>On Twitter, the other day, I posed …

10 questions to help you become a better teacher…

I read the post 10 Questions To Help You Become A Better Teacher This School Year by Terry Heick with interest.<p>The post grabbed my attention as I …

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Some Questions to Ask Yourself As You Set Up Your Classroom

Do you really need that paper copy? I hoard paper, most teachers do, yet I never use my paper files much. Whatever I need I find in my computer files …

Writing prompt cube. Can be used at any level and a good way to collaborate with the English classes. http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Back-to-School-Writing-Prompt-Cubes-54-Fun-Writing-Prompts-756403

Clipping Magic - Remove Background Materials from Your Images

Clipping Magic is a new tool that makes it easy to edit background objects out of your images. Clipping Magic allows you to erase all of the …

8 Overlooked Useful YouTube Tools

When most people think about YouTube they think sharing videos and or about all of the videos they can discover. Most people don't think about the …

The Day the Crayons Quit

<b>The hilarious, colorful #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon that every kid wants! Gift a copy to someone you love today.</b><br>Poor Duncan just wants …