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Making Curriculum Pop

Making Curriculum Pop

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Literally Unbelievable This New Hamburglar Commercial Just Raises Even More Questions And the answers to those questions raise EVEN MORE QUESTIONS. I can't stop cringing at this new commercial from McDonalds. Maybe I'm a little old-fashioned. Maybe I like my Hamburglar not complaining about his wife. ATN-reading-lists - Read Alikes Skip to main content Get your Wikispaces Classroom now: the easiest way to manage your class. guest Virtual Education Conferences We all know about conferences, don’t we? You fly or drive out of town and stay in a large hotel for a couple of days, eating complimentary continental breakfasts and ambling from room to identical room in search of a few fresh angles on your profession and its challenges. Conferences can be a standard part of the job for a fair percentage of educators and administrators, but some people tend to find themselves in the unfortunate position of missing a conference, workshop or other sort of professional development event for lack of available funding or enough time away from work to allow for travel. Those days, though, may be over. The same kinds of educational technologies that contribute to enhanced learning in virtual classrooms all over the world are being used to make educational conferences more accessible to the educators and administrators that they benefit the most.

101 Web 2.0 Teaching Tools Online tools and resources have made it easier for teachers to instruct students, and for students to collaborate with those teachers and with other students and parents. These “Web 2.0” teaching tools aren’t magical, but they may seem to defy definition at times since they save time, help you to stay organized, and often take up little space on a computer. Some of these applications are Web-based, which means that they can be accessed from any computer. The following list is filled with tools that will make a teacher’s, or those enrolled in the best online education programs, life easier. The categories are listed in alphabetical order and the links to each tool are also listed alphabetically within those categories. Aggregators

2013 STEMx Conference Welcome! Welcome to the Global 2013 STEMx Education Conference, the world’s first massively open online conference for educators focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and more. The conference will be held over the course of three days, September 19 - 21, 2013, and will be free to attend! STEMxCon will be a highly inclusive and engaging event that will encourage primary, secondary, and tertiary (K-16) students and educators around the world to share and learn about innovative approaches to STEMx learning and teaching. A call for presentations will be issued the week of May 20, 2013. Register as a member of this conference network to be kept informed! See the conference information and menu links to the left and at the top of each page.

How'd You Do That? Creating & Sharing Digital Flyers, Posters & Infographics. It's been almost 8 years since I created my first digital flyer for this site. Ever since, every time I post one, I get questions about how it was created. Over the years, the tools I've used to translate the thoughts swirling around in my head into a visual have changed, but some things haven't.

For Librarians Home For Parents For Teachers Top 10 Reasons to Participate in March Book Madness by Tony Keefer Happy Valentine’s Day Nerdy Nation! When I was awarded the Valentine’s Day post here at Nerdy, I instantly began building a list of my all time favorite kissy books. When I was awarded the Valentine’s Day post here at Nerdy I started thinking about love and books, books and love. And since nothing says love for books like arguing over good books, I, along with some of my friends, am inviting you to participate in March Book Madness. What is March Book Madness?

Elementary Technology Contact Blog The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) announced the 2011 Top 25 Websites for Teaching and Learning. The websites are presented in various categories each with the associated standards for the 21st century learner. The sites are are free and have been judged by the association as sites that are user friendly and encourage a community of learners to explore and discover. In 3rd Grade at SPES, we have been learning about a Famous American each week. The students research each Famous American, and then they have the choice of projects to present the information they found.

Six Back-to-School Goals for Teacher Librarians Librarians can jump-start the school year by setting some essential goals. Here, teacher librarian Phil Goerner tackles his top six objectives and lays out a plan for achieving these goals, which range from creating new maker space projects to engaging teachers in professional development. Collaborate with teachers