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  • Will you share your favorite "Teacher Appreciation" idea?

      National Teacher Day is celebrated May 6, 2014.  The NEA offers suggestions for honoring teachers and encourages folks to say "thank you". This past week I received an email from a former student.  T...
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    Will you share your favorite "Teacher Appreciation" idea?

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    • What makes you grumpy?

      Okay, so no one is happy all of the time, right?  Some days are just plain rotten.  Grumpy is an adjective used to describe a bad-tempered or sulky individual.  What makes you grumpy?  What causes ...
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      What makes you grumpy?

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      • Is there room for God in class discussions?

        My education included learning about the various religions of the world. I did not need to agree with what others believed; with knowledge came respect and understanding. There is a lack of knowledge in our youth rega...
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        Is there room for God in class discussions?

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        • Frog Days of Spring

          April is in full swing and as the earth awakens after the winter slumber, so do all the critters.  Frogs are in and about the Community.  So many activities, lessons, and links bookmarked.  So, let's ho...
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          Frog Days of Spring

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          • A Look at Past Tech Tools

            One of the advantages of being ‘retired’ is that you have a chance to spend time doing something you love.  I love sharing with the Thinkfinity Community, and I hope that you enjoy posts for fun (How ...
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            A Look at Past Tech Tools

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            • How does a pet affect your life?

              We have three indoor cats and one well cared for outdoor cat.  When I was a child, I had a dog.  Pets add much to one's life.  They love you unconditionally and are great company.  My friend recent...
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              How does a pet affect your life?

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              • Love that "New"!

                New changes to the "add an image" for Google Mail (Gmail).   Once you select the icon, a window appears providing you with a choice to select your photo from your Google collection or albums as well as to upload...
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                Love that "New"!

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                • National Park Week

                  Investigate National Parks by using a variety of reference materials and online sites.  By understanding the significance of the various National Parks, students will be able to answer the essential question, ...
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                  National Park Week

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                  • History Matters

                    Standardized testing is or will be underway in schools across the nation.  At this time, students are tested in reading, math, and science.  In many elementary schools, social studies, history, and geography...
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                    History Matters

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                    • Get Cracking

                                Ever consider using the plastic eggs for class activities? Take advantage of after Easter sales to pick some up for next year!  The suggested activities have been tried and were...
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                      Get Cracking

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                      • Do you have a favorite Google doodle?

                        Today's tribute is in honor of Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech.  Do you have a favorite Google tribute?
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                        Do you have a favorite Google doodle?

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                        • Try a New Tech Tool or Resource in 2014

                          As you enjoy your family and friends this holiday break, take a moment or two to reflect on the school year thus far.  When making your New Year’s resolutions for 2014, why not try one that would make a dif...
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                          Try a New Tech Tool or Resource in 2014

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                          • Alternatives to YouTube

                            There are many discussions and posts within the Community regarding the use of YouTube in the classroom.  It seems the use of videos that last 30 minutes or longer are not as effective as they once were.  Ki...
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                            Alternatives to YouTube

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                            • PowerPoint Overload

                              There have been many times when I have needed to present information in an engaging manner.  Sure, the classroom is one place, but teacher training is another.  I've been to presentations where the presenter...
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                              PowerPoint Overload

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                              • Creating video if you are 'flipping"

                                There's a good article in eSchool News from September 9, 2013, Creating videos for flipped learning.  Educators are taking a second look at vodcasts, video on demand. There are many tools one can use to create vi...
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                                Creating video if you are 'flipping"

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                                • Are homework assignments necessary?

                                  I have seen and heard many things during my 39 years in education. I was at a baby shower a few weeks ago and several women were expressing their views about homework assignments their kids were given over spring brea...
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                                  Are homework assignments necessary?

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                                  • 10 Innovative STEAM Education Apps

                                    eSchool News, April 4, 2014, published a list of 10 educational Apps for STEAM.  A recent educational effort has been made to include the Arts in the STEM educational curriculum, thus STEAM.  Here are the Ap...
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                                    10 Innovative STEAM Education Apps

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                                    • Focus on STEM

                                      Recent posts in eClassroom News, STEM apps for physics, algebra, and more and State-by-state STEM education resources place a focus on STEM for March.  These two posts include wonderful suggestions for apps and t...
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                                      Focus on STEM

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                                      • The Importance of Caring for the Planet

                                        On a recent trip to San Francisco, I was impressed by the availability of containers for recycling.  So often, one looks about when clutching an empty water bottle only to come up with only trash as an option.&nb...
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                                        The Importance of Caring for the Planet

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                                        • What early childhood programs do you use?

                                          I recently visited three year old twin cousins and watched a bit of PBS programming with them.  I thought Stella and Sam was terrific, along with dog, Fred.  Another show, Sarah and Duck, was well done. ...
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                                          What early childhood programs do you use?

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