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Introduction to Blendspace

Teachers and students collect different types of learning materials to create a learning environment using Blendspace. By being able to pull information from many different places over the web such as youtube, google drive, flicker, world wide web you can create a...

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Whatttt? Apps on a Laptop?

This is exactly how I felt when my mentor attended a Google academy class last month. So I had to set out to explore this fact. You may know exactly what an app is..one of those things on a iPad or your phone. But today you can also find apps on your regular ole'...

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Ed Tech TLC Group

I recently read Dexterous Diva's blog post THE SMART BLOGGERS GUIDE TO PROMOTING YOUR POSTS IN 7 MINUTES and was very inspired by the idea of a TLC Group!   TWEET - LIKE - COMMENT. After talking with the Diva herself  and some new friends I meet on #EDtechchat the Ed...

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Connecting with teachers with Twitter Chats

Ready to get connected? Check out twitter chats here are a couple to get you started. Not only are twitter chats a great resource of information. They bring together a great group of people to add to your PLN  (personal learning network)Sunday #edtechchat: Educational...

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Genius hour

What can your kids learn in an hour? Let students be in power of their own learning environment for an hour and see what happens! Give students and Hour to research any topic’s they want. Then after the hour they have to present their findings to the class. Maybe they...

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Presenting your Project to the class

Create a flipped classroom environment with your own powerpoints! Movenote makes it easy for you to present your presentation without having to have any special software. Have your students use move note when making presentations Its great for shy students to present...

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Thx for joining my #PLC! @Twitter #connectingteachers

Todd L credits twitter for connecting him to teachers across the word. He told us that most of the ideas that he spoke about at the google 20 summit were inspired by people he followed on twitter. To get started on twitter check out this challenge that helps you get...

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Top 100 Art Ipad Apps

Here is a great list of ipad apps used in the art room. These apps were suggested by art teachers around the globe. Feel free to vote or add apps to the list!The Best iPad Apps in Art EducationView more lists from Teaching...

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Google Summit 20

I'm still trying to take in everything I learned today at the Region 20 Google Summit today in San Antonio. I had a great time catching up with tech leaders in my district and making new friends.Keynote speaker Todd Nesloney is a 4th grade teacher from Texas. He's won...

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hAPPy Friday!

One of the most beloved ipad Apps in the Art room by teacher and students alike is the ipottery app.I introduced this app last year to students for a Greek history lesson. We watched a Greek artist throw pottery on a wheel . Then I gave student to chance to digitally...

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A good read in the Art & Science room!

Allowing students to explore the science behind color that they can see is fun and interactive with Exploratoriums free iPad app Color Uncovered. I allowed students to explore this app on their own. They quickly became consumed by the e-book's experiments that allow...

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Ways to Make your Ipad Cart Easy to Manage

As I start the new school year I eagerly look forward to when the class set of iPad roll into my art room! As I patiently wait, I want to share with you a few tips I learned last year. 1. Use a Rules and Guidelines Lock page  Make your rules and guidelines easy to...

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