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How to Promote Yourself (Without Being Sleazy)

How to Promote Yourself (Without Being Sleazy) | The New Classroom Culture | Scoop.it
Whether due to modesty, timidity, or just a desire not to annoy anyone, most of us suck at self-promotion.
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26 short how-to videos for using iBook Author

26 short how-to videos for using iBook Author | The New Classroom Culture | Scoop.it
Follow these simple steps to learn how to create your own iBook and send it to the iBookstore! You can find searchable transcripts of these tutorials at http://ecjourno.com/diyjourno/

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Peter Pappas's comment, June 1, 2013 8:23 AM
Best of luck with your project
Michael Pazinas's curator insight, June 1, 2013 10:21 PM

Lynda.com eat your heart out

IBooks Author's curator insight, June 10, 2013 9:04 AM

Excellent starter kit for new iBookers!

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Five Tips for New Teachers to Become Connected Educators

Five Tips for New Teachers to Become Connected Educators | The New Classroom Culture | Scoop.it
This month, the U.S. Department of Education kicked off Connected Educator Month, with engaging keynotes, panel discussions, book chats, and more. During this month, educators in the U.S.
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Pixar’s 22 Rules to Phenomenal Storytelling [INFOGRAPHIC]

Pixar’s 22 Rules to Phenomenal Storytelling [INFOGRAPHIC] | The New Classroom Culture | Scoop.it
We've said it before: we love Pixar. Their stories are original, funny, and appeal to all audiences. They're masters. That's why Jess and I got excited when we saw Pixar's 22 rules to storytelling.

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Stu, PB&J Publishing's comment, July 13, 2012 11:41 AM
Jekaterina, thanks so much for scooping! We hope it inspired you. We're going to be making a few more as we gear up to launch our Hansel and Gretel app, so please keep in touch with us at pbjpublishing.com!
Xavier Schreder's comment, July 13, 2012 1:00 PM
Thanks to you guys, for your efforts and the great work :)
Also i'm a big Pixar's fan,
i'm thrilled to try the french version of the app !
Stu, PB&J Publishing's comment, July 14, 2012 10:18 AM
Thanks Xavier! We'll let you know when it comes out. Please keep in touch in the meantime.
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Remind101 - The easiest way to send messages to parents!

Get Remind101 on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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Bullied Bus Monitor: 'Nobody Should Have to Put Up With That'

Bullied Bus Monitor: 'Nobody Should Have to Put Up With That' | The New Classroom Culture | Scoop.it
Karen Klein, the elderly school bus monitor who was verbally assaulted by a number of students from Athena Middle School in Greece, New York, spoke with several local news outlets today after a video of the shocking incident went viral.
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9-Year-Old Who Changed School Lunches Silenced By Politicians

9-Year-Old Who Changed School Lunches Silenced By Politicians | The New Classroom Culture | Scoop.it

For the past two months, one of my favorite reads has been Never Seconds, a blog started by 9-year-old Martha Payne of western Scotland to document the unappealing, non-nutritious lunches she was being served in her public primary school...

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Should bullies be treated as criminals?

Should bullies be treated as criminals? | The New Classroom Culture | Scoop.it
As the nation struggles with this schoolyard plague, police and prosecutors are being asked to address what used to be settled on campuses.
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Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Things You Can Do To Make Yourself an Ed Tech Star This Summer

Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Things You Can Do To Make Yourself an Ed Tech Star This Summer | The New Classroom Culture | Scoop.it
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5 Tips to Avoid Teacher Burnout

No matter how much preparation and mentoring you have received, you are building the plane as you fly it. To make sure you don't crash and/or burn (yes, pun intended!), I put together some hard-learned lessons from my experience as a new teacher.

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How One App Uses Digital to Empower Education

How One App Uses Digital to Empower Education | The New Classroom Culture | Scoop.it
Three Ring allows teachers and students to digitize student work by snapping a picture or video with their mobile or tablet devices.
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‘Put Your Hands Up, and Step Away From the … Child?’

‘Put Your Hands Up, and Step Away From the … Child?’ | The New Classroom Culture | Scoop.it
“Essentially, if a student gave me a hug, I was supposed to act like I was getting arrested. If that’s not a disgusting assumption of male guilt, I’m not sure what is.”
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Do Students Really Have Different Learning Styles?

Do Students Really Have Different Learning Styles? | The New Classroom Culture | Scoop.it

Learning styles—the notion that each student has a particular mode by which he or she learns best, whether it’s visual, auditory or some other sense—is enormously popular. It’s also been thoroughly debunked.

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Raquel's comment, April 13, 2012 4:57 PM
Says who??
Raquel's comment, April 13, 2012 4:59 PM
Oops sorry nevermind I didn't realize that I could click to open the article, that's why I was like ok but who said it LOL sorry first time on the site.
Ramon Toralba's comment, April 13, 2012 6:10 PM
Happened to me too, Raquel! Hahaha
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'My Teacher Is a Lesbian': Coming Out at School

'My Teacher Is a Lesbian': Coming Out at School | The New Classroom Culture | Scoop.it
I certainly don't want to push anyone to come out to their students if that person isn't ready. But I do want to talk about some of the reasons to come out, and to talk about ways to make it less risky.
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Three Huge Mistakes We Make Leading Kids…and How to Correct Them

Three Huge Mistakes We Make Leading Kids…and How to Correct Them | The New Classroom Culture | Scoop.it
While I applaud the engagement of this generation of parents and teachers, it’s important to recognize these three mistakes we make leading kids.
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Education Rethink: 11 Reasons Teachers Aren't Using Technology #edchat #edtech

Education Rethink: 11 Reasons Teachers Aren't Using Technology #edchat #edtech | The New Classroom Culture | Scoop.it
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Best Education Apps | Unbiased, Data-Driven Comparisons.

Research and compare Education Apps for iPad and iPhone. Search and sort using price, developer, release date, age group, and more.
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Reading Rainbow is Back: Can it Do for the iPad What it Did for TV?

Reading Rainbow is Back: Can it Do for the iPad What it Did for TV? | The New Classroom Culture | Scoop.it

Reading Rainbow began its 26-year run on PBS as a way to combat summer mind decay. Now it's taking the same goal to a different medium.

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Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational: Math Post-it Note Scavenger Hunt

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10 Jobs That Are Making You Fat - Forbes

10 Jobs That Are Making You Fat - Forbes | The New Classroom Culture | Scoop.it
Only 18% of adults get the total amount of physical activity recommended for good health. Nearly 40% get no physical activity at all. Are our careers to blame?
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Why Micromanagers Make Bad Teachers — Smart Classroom Management

Why Micromanagers Make Bad Teachers — Smart Classroom Management | The New Classroom Culture | Scoop.it
There is a pervasive fear in teaching that if you’re not on top of your students every moment—coaxing, guiding, advising, directing—you’ll lose control of your classroom.
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Teacher Interview Questions

Using the Domains of Teacher Effectiveness to Select Candidates

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How We Teach Trumps What We Teach.

"As teachers, we all have our specific content to teach. That has been our goal since public education was introduced. It is what we do with that content that makes the difference."

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25 Ways To Use iPads In The Classroom by Degree of Difficulty | Edudemic

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10 Things We Should No Longer Tolerate in Ed Tech from Fellow Educators

10 Things We Should No Longer Tolerate in Ed Tech from Fellow Educators | The New Classroom Culture | Scoop.it

It is frikkin’ 2012.

12 years into the new century. Yet, there are STILL educators out there that just don’t get the whole ed tech thing.

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Educational Technology Guy: 10 Tech Skills Every Student Should Have

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