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Can PD Be Virtual? Professional Development Technology and Trends

As an edtech and curriculum consultant, I spend a lot of time visiting schools across the country. Presenting to a group of teachers, leading grade-level team meetings, conducting observations, and teaching demonstration lessons are all part of my job description. Being on the ground, in the building, and in front of teachers are important components […]

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Adaptive, Interactive, Virtual World Fraction Game from Cignition

Mastery of fraction concepts is essential for student success in middle and high school math. The team at Cignition has developed online virtual world games. They were made to help students in fifth and sixth grade master fraction concepts. As part of Fog Stone Isle, each student is given a unique virtual world. In this world […]

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6 Must-Follow Twitter Accounts for ELA Teachers

Twitter has become a powerful resource for teachers looking for ideas and inspiration. There are so many educational Twitter accounts for ELA teachers and it can be hard to know where to start. English Language Arts teachers can use this list of Twitter accounts to learn about online resources, find lesson plans and connect with […]

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Citation Generator from Academic Help

Academic Help is a website for students and teachers that is full of helpful resources including a citation generator.  They have writing guides and samples for different writing types. They also host webinars on a variety of topics related to English Language Arts.  It’s a great resource for teachers looking for exemplar pieces of writing. […]

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Standards Planner: Summer Time-Saver for Your Lesson Plans

Standards Planner is an online tool that lets teachers create and organize their lessons quickly and easily. As you wrap up classes for summer and get ready for next year, Standards Planner will definitely come in handy. They are offering a free account for teachers with extra support, setup, and resources. This includes Khan Academy videos, […]

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9 Quick Tips for Taking Ownership of Your PD

Many schools across the country have professional development days built into their calendar and regularly send teachers to sessions related to their discipline or passion. These are great opportunities to collaborate with staff members in your building and meet educators with similar goals in nearby schools. If your school doesn’t have the resources or hasn’t […]

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Google Forms Spotlight: Formative Assessment Checklists

I am a big fan of Google Forms – a fantastic customizable survey tool.  If you have access to Google Drive through your school email address or have set up your own for free, then you can create amazing forms to meet the needs of your classroom.  A Google Form is a survey tool that […]

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