Category Archives: Tools We Love

Psst…I’m a New Teacher

So, we have established a few pieces that will help: our new teacher community (NTC): Pssst….I’m a New Teacher, a free tutorial on the NTC based on the text, The New Teacher Book, and a free Toolkit o’ Fun.

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Some of My Favorite Sites

A look at some of my daily virtual stomping grounds. Continue reading

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Did We Do Anything Yesterday?

What tech tools do you use to help you manage your classroom? Continue reading

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Cell Phone Craziness

Both parents and Mayor Bloomberg- YOU ARE MISSING THE BOAT. It seems that the issue that neither of you are addressing is that having the cell phones in schools allows many students access to a learning tool, and a powerful one at that. We have to get creative. We have to get smarter. We have to address technology – and we have to address it about 15 years ago. Continue reading

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Tools We Love: FREE! FREE! FREE!

What free resources can you think of? Share the wealth!
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Google Advanced Search

Her tip of using Google Advanced has launched me into greener pastures. Continue reading

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TV Turnoff Week

Although the website’s not really fancy, the folks behind TV Turnoff Week have a simple, but great idea going. Turn off your TV for a full week. Do something else with that time. What’s the downside? You learn new activities? You spend face-to-face time? You play a non-electronic (gasp!) board game? YES. DO IT. If you don’t like it, you can always turn the TV back on again after 7 days of trying. Continue reading

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