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5 Great Questions from One of the Best Bosses My Husband Ever Had @coolcatteacher

5 Great Questions from One of the Best Bosses My Husband Ever Had @coolcatteacher | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
Kip and I were talking about the best bosses we’ve ever had. Kip shared something that one of his, Mr. Joe Morris Palmer, president and founder of an engineering company, did that really brought out the best in him. Kip said that every day he was in town, Mr. Joe Morris would come by his […]
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Making the Case for Music Education | Education World

Making the Case for Music Education | Education World | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
What will it be -- music or computers? In some communities, it all comes down to that question. New research, special programs, and dedicated teachers and community members are helping to make a solid case for putting music Bach into our schools!
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Google Just Pushed Out a Bunch of Updates for Three of Its More Promising Android Features

Google Just Pushed Out a Bunch of Updates for Three of Its More Promising Android Features | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
Just a couple days before the world’s biggest smartphone convention kicks off in Barcelona, Google is rolling out updates for a number of its most interesting Android features.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Science, Wikispaces, and Timelines - The Week in Review

Free Technology for Teachers: Science, Wikispaces, and Timelines - The Week in Review | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
Good morning from the almost completely renovated Free Technology for Teachers World Headquarters in Paris, Maine. If you have followe
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5 Questions Principals Should Ask When Hiring Future-Ready Teachers

5 Questions Principals Should Ask When Hiring Future-Ready Teachers | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
One of the hardest tasks that a principal has to perform is hiring teachers. I know that this may seem a bit far-fetched, but when you hire a new teacher, it is hard to determine if you are getting a star or a dud. This happens because teacher education programs don’t do an excellent job of consistently graduating good teachers. That’s why the task of hiring quality “future-ready” teachers is so difficult. We decided to make this task a little easier by developing a list of 5 questions that principals should ask when attempting to hire “future ready” educators. Let …
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20 Picture Books About Writing a Story (For Writing Workshop)

20 Picture Books About Writing a Story (For Writing Workshop) | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
Teachers and parents, use these picture books to model the process of writing a story. Some of these books show how writers get ideas. Others show the challenges of plotting and drafting the words in a story. All are about a part of the process of storytelling.
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Find Excel Intimidating? 5 Best Tutorials and Courses for Beginners

Find Excel Intimidating? 5 Best Tutorials and Courses for Beginners | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
Microsoft Excel can be intimidating. These free tutorials and courses are for those who find the software overwhelming but want to still learn it.
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Best Chromebooks - February 2018 | Androidheadlines.com

Best Chromebooks - February 2018 | Androidheadlines.com | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
Last month during CES 2018 there were a number of new Chromebooks announced. Although at present, they are only announced with availability due to begin wi
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Free Technology for Teachers: Front Row Introduces New ELA Practice Activities

Free Technology for Teachers: Front Row Introduces New ELA Practice Activities | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
Front Row is an excellent service that provides differentiated reading materials and practice exercises in K-12 classrooms. Front Ro
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Free Technology for Teachers: Common Craft Explains Flipped Classrooms

Free Technology for Teachers: Common Craft Explains Flipped Classrooms | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
The flipped classroom concept, in the right setting, can be an effective way to maximize classroom time. Perhaps you've tried it yoursel
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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Find and Install PowerPoint Add-ins

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Find and Install PowerPoint Add-ins | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
In the last couple of months I've featured a handful of Google Slides Add-ons that provide additional features for your Google Slide
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(Why the Common Good Disappeared (And How We Get it...)

(Why the Common Good Disappeared (And How We Get it...) | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
Why the Common Good Disappeared (And How We Get it Back)In 1963 over 70 percent of Americans trusted government to do the right thing all or most of the time; nowadays only 16 percent do.
Ther
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Carson City: 1940 | Shorpy | #1 Old Photos

Carson City: 1940 | Shorpy | #1 Old Photos | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
High-resolution vintage photo archive with thousands of HD images.
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How an ARM Processor in a Chromebook Differs from Your Phone

How an ARM Processor in a Chromebook Differs from Your Phone | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
Electronics all have one thing in common: how you handle the heat makes all the difference when it comes to performance.
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Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast » Blog Archive » 7-Imp’s 7 Kicks #575: Featuring Denise Fleming

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Free Technology for Teachers: ClassPulse - Gather Feedback from Students

Free Technology for Teachers: ClassPulse - Gather Feedback from Students | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
ClassPulse is a new entry into the crowded market of polling and messaging apps for schools. I learned about the app through Audre
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Chromebooks and Crostini: Containers For Chrome OS By Google I/O?

Chromebooks and Crostini: Containers For Chrome OS By Google I/O? | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
For those of you not familiar with Crouton, it is the method in which you can install and run a Linux environment on a Chrome OS device. It is used by many developers as well as tinkerers who wish to be able to run applications on their Chromebooks that would otherwise be impossible inside the Chrome OS framework.
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16 Entertaining Google Home Commands You May Not Know About

16 Entertaining Google Home Commands You May Not Know About | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
Google Home responds to thousands of questions---but you've probably never tried these ones before! Try one of these 16 fun Google Home commands for something new.
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A Collection of Some Very Good Resume Templates for Teachers and Students

A Collection of Some Very Good Resume Templates for Teachers and Students | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
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Google is one step closer to bringing ARCore to 100 million phones

Google is one step closer to bringing ARCore to 100 million phones | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
Google plans to make a splash with its ARCore framework for augmented reality at MWC 2018, and will possibly open it up to many more devices by March.
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5 Ways to Promote Health and Happiness in Every Classroom

5 Ways to Promote Health and Happiness in Every Classroom | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
I will never carry a gun into my classroom. However, I believe I have something far more helpful: compassion, caring, and a determination to change the world by reaching the hearts and minds of this generation. People are scared and rightly so. In one moment, a madman can destroy the lives of so many. And […]
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Free Technology for Teachers: The Chemistry of Contrails

Free Technology for Teachers: The Chemistry of Contrails | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
Earlier this week I was ice fishing on a lake in northern Maine that just happens to be under the flight path of many airplanes going t
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Free Technology for Teachers: ClassTag Adds New Ways to Communicate With Parents

Free Technology for Teachers: ClassTag Adds New Ways to Communicate With Parents | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
ClassTag is a free service for communicating with parents about what's going on in your classroom. ClassTag lets you send email, push
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8 Must-Have Parental Control and Phone Monitoring Apps

8 Must-Have Parental Control and Phone Monitoring Apps | Learning*Education*Technology | Scoop.it
Every parent yearns to protect his or her children from danger. The problem is, children no longer have to leave the house to find themselves in dangerous situations. The rise of technology, and especially the convenience and ease of tablets and Smartphones, have made parental protection a moving target. As a parent, you have a responsibility to protect your children from inappropriate or violent games or websites, Internet predators, and cyberbullying. But where to even start? Fortunately, there are some great parental control and phone monitoring apps to make this overwhelming task much simpler. Norton Family. This Web-filtering service allows …
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