Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

Barter & Trade

Barter & Trade Lesson Plan By: Casey Keenan Subject: Social Studies- Economics/Financial Literacy Grade: K-3rd Grade Objectives: SS.300.40.02 Economic Systems and the Role of Government in the Economy a.1 Identify markets that are not face-to-face meetings, such as Internet shopping, phone ordering, or catalog shopping. a.2 Describe how countries around the world trade in the…

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State Education Hashtags

Would you love to connect to educators from around the United States? I have a great list of education hashtags from each of the 50 states!  The best way is to create a Personal Learning Network (PLN). I would start in your own building and then branch out to the world of Twitter. Here you can…

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Technology in Education Hashtags

Need to stay on top of the technology education world? The best way is to create a Personal Learning Network (PLN). I would start in your own building and then branch out to the world of Twitter. Here you can use hashtags to find the newest of the new, participate in Twitter chats and advance your profession. I…

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Ever use Scoop it?

Scoop.it is part content curation tool, part social network. This website allows you to create boards of curated content based on topics you choose, share your thoughts on that content, and connect with others who have similar interests. Check out my YouTube channel, I have lots of tutorials on how to get started with technology…

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Education Hashtags – Elementary & Secondary

Want to stay on top of the elementary or secondary education world? The best way is to create a Personal Learning Network (PLN). I would start in your own building and then branch out to the world of Twitter. Here you can use hashtags to find the newest of the new, participate in Twitter chats and…

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Education Hashtags – General

Want to stay on top of the education world? The best way is to create a Personal Learning Network (PLN). I would start in your own building and then branch out to the world of Twitter. Here you can use hashtags to find the newest of the new, participate in Twitter chats and advance your profession….

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BoomWriter

BoomWriter is a website geared to help students publish their work; the tool is geared to 2nd to 12th grade. With the click of a button you can search and find your school or create a new profile for your school. This FREE website, BoomWriter is a great way to easily get your students writing…

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Which QR Code generator is best?

Which QR code generator is best for educators? I have been asked this questions a few times and started doing the research myself. I have used QR Code Generator  and also tried the Pro version for a trial period time. I really enjoy the features and like how it can track how many times someone scans the…

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Staying Current on Technology in Education

Staying current in the technology education world is not an easy task. Things are changing rapidly and the students are learning new things each day on their own. I have noticed a huge trend in the computer science world with a push for more computer coding. The event that was just held world-wide called Hour…

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How to enable the Closed Caption feature on your YouTube videos

Quick and easy video on how to enable the closed caption feature on your YouTube videos. This can be done for any reason, I like to use it in the classroom for all videos so that my students are able to see the words. Please check all videos and their text before showing to your…

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The 2015 Teacher’s Gift Giving Guide

Each year I am blessed to receive gifts as a sign of appreciation from children, families, co-workers, and even my own family. I love teaching and I love to see my students engaged! I wanted to create my first ever gift giving guide for people to look at when thinking about getting their classroom/teacher a…

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Go Noodle – Brain Breaks for your Students

I truly believe that if your students aren’t engaged in learning that they will not be available to learn. Even the quietest students in your class need to get up and move around, they just might not show it as much. As educators, we sometimes forgot we have been trained to sit for a longer…

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