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Update to Symbaloo’s Lesson Plan Site

Symbaloo has been hard at work making some great updates to their Lesson Plan site. I will cover some of the basics in this post. You are going to like this. First update is the starting window. There is a … Continue reading

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Day 6: Symbaloo

I know I have blogged about Symbaloo before, so this post will be short. But, I couldn’t share some technology cheer without mentioning Symbaloo and the Symbaloo Lesson Plan Builder. Feel free to explore the Symbaloo webmixes page I have … Continue reading

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Day 3: SnapGuide

 Snapguide is one of my favorite apps for school and for personal use. Snapguide is designed for users to create visual based how-to guides.  That’s it.  Sounds simple. It is, and that is what makes it great.  The guides are … Continue reading

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A Blank Piece of Paper

For writers a blank piece of paper can be overwhelming. But for an educator, a blank piece of paper can be the spark for learning. I will share a number of ideas that you can use in the classroom that … Continue reading

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New Symbaloo Lesson Plan Site

I am excited about the new Lesson Plan site from Symbaloo. The site is in beta, and there are a number of glitches Symbaloo is working on, but the tool is classroom ready. I have not tested every aspect of … Continue reading

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Blended Learning Design: Part 2

Over the last 20 years I have been asked to articulate my lessons in a variety of ways.  As a student teacher I was required to follow the Madeline Hunter format for my lessons. Each administrator I have worked for … Continue reading

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Blended Learning Design: Part 1

For the next series of posts I will discuss designing your digital curriculum.  I will be addressing ideas, pedagogy, and providing examples when I can.  Since there are a number of different Learning Management Systems (LMS) and different levels of … Continue reading

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Time on Content

Homework vs No Homework Block Schedule vs Traditional Schedule Flipped Classroom vs Lecture Classroom These three debates center around the idea of what works the best for student learning. I was going to use research and scholarly articles to highlight … Continue reading

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Old School Tool: Speaking

There is a cultural debate centered on students’ ability to communicate face-to-face.  With the influence of technology in our everyday life, it does seem to affect our communication skills. This post will share ideas that foster oral communication skills.  From … Continue reading

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Old School Tool: Coloring

In the July 10, 2015, issue of Parade Magazine, Hillari Dowdle shares the joy of coloring in her article “50 Shades of Happy: The New Joy of Coloring.” The article is centered on why adults are now finding their way … Continue reading

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