Update from The Techy Teacher

What do you have to look forward to? I plan on featuring some of my favorite new and old apps: PearDeck, Noodletools, Hstry.co., Google Classroom, and Glogster. I plan to share lesson ideas for these programs, and I’ll share tips and advice from some of my favorite lessons. A new feature will also be a parent piece…tips and advice on keeping your child safe. If you haven’t checked out Common Sense Media before, do so! It’s an amazing resource for both educators and parents.

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Dot Complicated: a book review

I just finished reading Dot Complicated: Untangling Our Wired Lives by Randi Zuckerberg, sister to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. In this book, she tackles the subject of how evolving technologies complicate people’s lives.

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10 More Ways to Use Blogs in the Classroom and Beyond

For my class this week, we’re exploring blogging in the classroom. All of us reviewed a great article, “33 Ways to Use Blogs in Your Classroom and an Educational Setting.” This post has great ideas for every grade level, but here are 10 more ways that you can use blogs in your classroom setting.

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