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Back in the Classroom – Instruction With Digital Resources

Back in the Classroom – Instruction With Digital Resources

“An organization can only become the-best-version-of-itself to the extent that the people who drive that organization are striving to become better-versions-of-themselves.” – Matthew Kelly, The Dream Manager Recently I had the chance to teach students at one middle school in Alan B. Shepard Middle School. I was a 7th grade math teacher that day, and

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Guiding Question: How Might ‘Technology’ Be Of Value As We Engage In A Knowledge Economy?

Tony Wagner, professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, refers to seven skills that students need for their future: Critical thinking and problem-solving Collaboration across networks and leading by influence Agility and adaptability Initiative and entrepreneurialism Effective oral and written communication Accessing and analyzing information Curiosity and imagination He outlined these skills in his

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Mini-Geek Fest – Monday, June 14 @ 8:00pm

If you’re interested and available, join other AZ teachers for a  Mini-Geek Fest on Monday evening, June 14 at 8:00pm AZ time. Some great sites/links will be shared. Anyone is welcome so feel free to share it with any of your teachers or colleagues. Get more information and register via: http://www.aztea.org/content/mini-geek-fest-monthly-online-conversation-0

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Sit down and catch your breath! Discovery Education chases and catches our imagination.

Whew, the Day of Discovery for Administrators at SkySong was a success in every measure of the word. Over 100 eager participants joined us for a day of presentations by Philippe Cousteau, Hall Davidson, Brad Hagaman, Justin Karkow, Rosie Escandon and Sarah Crawford. Welcomes and introductions came from Margaret Dugan and Cathy Poplin from ADE,

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Tucson's Discover the Undiscovered: AZ Administrator's Pathways – Day of Discovery

Big thanks to IDEAL & Dept of Ed, Discovery, CCS Presentation Systems, Polycom,  Lindsay Hopkins (Discovery Rep), and all the many who helped coordinate and get this event happening. The Tucson event was hosted by the generous people of CCS Presentation Systems, who not only had a LifeSize screen to show the morning speakers, but

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