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Got a SMART Board®? Give it a big hug.

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Teachers today have many tools in their tool kits. Best teaching practices. Behavior management savvy. Patience. Passion. An innovative spirit. (Did we mention patience?) Chances are, the SMART Board is also one of those tools. But having a SMART Board … Continue reading

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Twitter in MY Classroom? This Is What It Looks Like.

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It’s Monday afternoon in a kindergarten class in an elementary school in Anytown, USA. Five- and six-year-olds are gathering to think about their day, what they’ve learned, and what they’d like to share via Twitter to fellow classmates in Indonesia, … Continue reading

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Your iPad® Classroom: 6 Mistakes to Avoid

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Every day you seem to hear or read about a school or district that’s buying iPads for the classroom. This alone is an astonishing development. The iPad hasn’t really been around all that long. And educators aren’t known for being … Continue reading

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Envision Extraordinary, Part 3

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By Terra Tarango, President of SDE The last two weeks we have formulated a vision of an extraordinary classroom, starting with the players on the stage—the teachers and students, then moving to what happens on that stage—what you expect of … Continue reading

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The Puzzling Job of a Teacher in Today’s Classroom

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Your job as a teacher is becoming more complex—and stressful. With the introduction of the Common Core State Standards, you’re being called upon to transform your instruction to ensure all students master content and are able to apply it. On … Continue reading

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