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Mobile Learning Everywhere

Mobile Learning Everywhere

We will be further updating you with reactions, exciting finds, and wonderful happenings from the AZ K12 Center Mobile Learning Conference through the week, but you can easily explore what was going on by visiting the Mobile Learning experience Posterous or Twitter pages. Tony Vincent created an easy blogging platform for all attendees to contribute

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Looking at the “unconference”

Constructivism for educators? This might take an hour of your conference day to (un)organize, but I think it has the potential to meet the learning we need at the moment in regards to technology. A preview and the link to another intriguing blog are below: My own thinking about professional learning—I don’t like to call

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It Gives You Shivers Of Inspiration and Appreciation!

If you have not been a reviewer for the AzTEA Innovation Awards, you must take the next opportunity.  AzTEA received nearly thirty nominations for truly-deserving leaders from all around the state.  It is a inspiring, complete pleasure to read the praise colleagues have for their valued co-workers. The Qwest/AzTEA Innovative Classroom Awards received over seventy-five

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Thank you Outstanding Arizona Educators, Administrators and Supporters!

AzTEA Innovative Leaders Awards These are the people who are recognized as Innovative Leaders and agents of progressive change in the education of Arizona’s students.  Thank you for everything you do! Teacher of the Year Gabriel Carrillo Walker Butte K-8 Florence USD Administrator of the Year Cherryl Paul Sierra Verde STEM Deer Valley USD Technology

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Standing Ovation for Arizona AzTEA Teacher of the Year Gabriel Carrillo

Gabriel Carrillo is AzTEA’s teacher of the year with good reason and the organization is proud to nominate him for ISTE’s Outstanding Teacher award. Of this, Carrillo says, “That’s my Christmas bonus right there.” (TriValley Central) From TriValley Central AzTEA teacher of the year says he is ” Just Doing My Job” Carrillo was cited

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Qwest/AzTEA Innovative Classroom Grant Winners Shine Bright in a Field Excellence

Seventy-Five Applications were received this year.  Thirteen projects were funded by Qwest’s generous donation of $100,000 to AzTEA. The projects created by the award recipients are distinguished because of their strong foundation in the characteristics of project-based learning, solidly defined SMART goals, community connections, and an emphasis of putting students at the center of the

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FREE! Geocaching/STEM Event – S. Arizona, Tucson

WHO: K-12 Teachers and STEM educators with an interest in application of GPS technology with the study of science, math, history, and/or geography. WHAT: Geocaching with the Stars – 3rd Annual Discovery Education Event WHEN: March 21st, 4:30 – 7:00 PM Where: Behind Maynard’s Market, 400 East Toole Ave. Coordinates are N 32d 13.427m, W

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Interactive Whiteboard user?

Good sunny morning, I’ve rarely got time for original writing, possibly because I’m reading in my spare time instead. The blog linked below caught my attention, and I was happy to see she addresses two well known IWB in Arizona classrooms. “If you’re new to Interactive Whiteboards, chances are you’ve had a couple of training

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