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Confessions of a ClipArt Junkie

Confessions of a ClipArt Junkie

If you follow Ryan O’Donnell (aka creativeedtech) on Twitter, or around town like I do, small pieces of brilliance seem to drop from the sky. That’s mostly because he has a way of taking new tools or tech ideas and creating practical ways to use them in the...Read more ›
The End is Near: Clean up your Google Classroom

The End is Near: Clean up your Google Classroom

Or maybe your school year has already come to an end. Either way, as you are putting everything away and sifting through the physical items in your room before summer, why not take a few moments to tidy up your digital space as well? Your Google Classroom might seem...Read more ›
Thank You, Mrs. Shaw

Thank You, Mrs. Shaw

We all love to be recognized for the impact we have on learning, whether it’s students in our classrooms or adults in a professional development setting. Here at CUE, we are no different. We received this letter from Mrs. Shaw, who, through Donors Choose was able to...Read more ›
Coaching is not just for the New Teacher

Coaching is not just for the New Teacher

The traditional model of coaching in education has always focused on supporting new teachers. This assumes, of course, that the rest of us who have been in the classroom for years are not in need of growth and improvement. In this recent article, published by the...Read more ›
Let All the Children Boogie

Let All the Children Boogie

(Apologies to David Bowie) One way to move up the SAMR ladder is to have students create multimedia projects. Did you know there are lots of places where you can easily find free music and sound effects to include in your work? Dig CC Mixter has thousands of songs,...Read more ›
Choosing Little Changes

Choosing Little Changes

You’ve seen the blog posts. You’ve read the Tweets. Heck, you may have even read the research. Well, what are you doing about it? Choice in the classroom matters. Are you finding ways to give your students choice? Many of us work in traditional school settings, often...Read more ›