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An Experiment in Flexible Seating – Summer Edition

An Experiment in Flexible Seating – Summer Edition

There’s been a lot of talk about classroom design lately and more specifically, how classroom design ultimately affects student learning. Rebecca Hare recently wrote a blog post for OnCUE about learning spaces and even showcased a redesigned classroom at CUE...Read more ›
Limited Devices, Unlimited Possibilities

Limited Devices, Unlimited Possibilities

Let’s face it– classroom tech over the last decade has gone B.A.D. — that is, Bring A Device. I think a lot of outside observers, casually peering into their child’s classroom, might assume that classrooms are now filled with technology from floor to...Read more ›
An Introduction to Computational Thinking at ISTE

An Introduction to Computational Thinking at ISTE

The last featured voice on the Mainstage to kick off the official start of ISTE 2019 was Mike Walsh, a futurist.  Throughout his talk, he spoke about the importance of teaching children computational thinking skills to prepare them for a world that still has yet...Read more ›
Students Create Yearbooks Using Google Slides for #CUE19

Students Create Yearbooks Using Google Slides for #CUE19

In August 2014, our district office asked students to create their yearbook and send it to them to print. The goal – save students money. Thirty-five to one hundred dollars for a memory book from a yearbook company was a lot of money; $10-$50 was a much better...Read more ›
A HyperDoc is Not a Webquest

A HyperDoc is Not a Webquest

Words matter, and in a day and age where information is streaming through our timelines faster than we can keep up, figuring out what words mean can be challenging. In defining new terms, it helps to understand the history and context of the term HyperDocs, in...Read more ›
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