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Don't Say It… Just Don't … (state testing)

Don't Say It… Just Don't … (state testing)

It’s just way too early… whatever you do, don’t say those two words! When I was teaching, I made it a point not to mention "state testing" to my students until after Winter Break.  I’m not sure about you, but I always felt like it was too much pressure for our students and then to

Delicious Autumn

Delicious autumn!  My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.  -George Eliot Bittersweet October.  The mellow, messy, leaf-kicking, perfect pause between the opposing miseries of summer and winter.  –Carol Bishop Hipps Fall is a time of whimsy and beauty.  A

The Name Game

These days with products like unitedstreaming, video integration into the classroom seems like it should be a breeze.  Hyperlinking and embedding videos into PowerPoint should be as easy as 1-2-3!    As we all know, sometimes it’s not as easy as it should be. Don’t fear, the Discovery Education unitedstreaming Implementation Team is here to

Earn Money for Your School With Learning Adds Up!

Looking for a new way to raise extra cash for your school without the empty calories of candy or cookie dough?  Discovery’s Learning Adds Up program has the solution!  Learning Adds Up (www.learningaddsup.com) is a unique fundraising partnership between your school district and the Discovery Channel.  Through Learning Adds Up, your school promotes student achievement

Not Just Journaling Anymore!

Writing takes place in every subject, every grade… but why does it still get you rolled eyes, sighs, and one of my favorites (and I have heard this)– can we just draw you a picture?  Now, I’m all for encouraging students and their artistic talents, but one skill that will help students throughout their lives

Reward System

Hello everyone!  While we know that your personal skills are razor-sharp, we thought you might be interested in fine-tuning some of your instructional technology-related professional skills.  What better place to do this than our illustrious Professional Development site – where you can earn CEU credit while you are performing this good deed! Check out just

How To Reach Them With One Computer

What… your classroom doesn’t have 25 computers, each equipped with a projector?  You mean to tell me that you have to make do with 1-3 computers in your classroom?  Have no fear… technology integration can happen, you just have to get creative sometimes!  Of course the grade(s) you teach and the structure of your class

unitedstreaming’s Got Your Numbers Again! Hello!  Just a note to all you unitedstreaming administrators out there that the report formerly known as the Snapshot Report in the unitedstreaming Administrative Website (http://admin.unitedstreaming.com) has been updated. Many of you have asked for this report over the last few weeks, and we are really psyched to be bring

Monika's Integration Corner

The “yellow limousines” are filled with inquiring young minds… so how can we help teachers meet the needs of their students and pass the grade of coolness?  Here are a few beginning of the year integration ideas to get things started on the right foot! Welcome to Our Zoo (All About Me) –easy Have students