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Why Schools Should Encourage Students to Become Builders and Makers

Why Schools Should Encourage Students to Become Builders and Makers -Monique Liles Building Learning Spaces: There are many platforms for students to build and engage in transformational play that will enhance critical skills needed for the global 21st century economy. Students are building and making a variety of objects from 3d worlds such as Minecraft,,

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Affordable 3D Printing at Your Fingertips

Affordable 3D printing at your fingertips from 3Doodler, the world’s first 3D printing pen! Ink is released from the pen, hardening into a solid design very quickly. Visit the 3Doodler blog for more information about this product, and to pre-order for $99.00. http://www.the3doodler.com/about-us/ Free stencils are available on the “teach” link. What will your students

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Free and Fun Tool to Monitor Noise Levels in the Classroom

  Need a way to provide a visual to your students to help them maintain appropriate noise level during activities in the classroom? Try Bouncy Balls! This fun website is free, and has a built in microphone that is sensitive enough to reach the back of a large classroom. It detects shuffling feet, chair movement,

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Back to School Discounts for Georgia Teachers

Staples and Office Depot appreciate Georgia teachers in McDonough, GA on August 3, 2013. Check with your local stores for times in your area. The Staples on Jonesboro Rd. in McDonough, GA will provide the following for teachers from 9:00 am -12:00 pm on 8/3/13: FREE shopping bag plus 20% back* in Staples Rewards® on

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Create Beautiful Data with Infographics!

    Create beautiful data for presentations, or have your students create visually stunning posters from their data for FREE! I used an app called Piktochart to create a poster for my Earth Science students about careers in geoscience. I plan to teach my students to create similar posters from their science lab data, for

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