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Open Educational Resources

Open Educational Resources

Open Educational Resources, or OER, are educational resources that are legally available for public use. As educators, it can be difficult to find good, usable content that is free and not protected by copyright laws. The OER and OER Commons hope to change that by...Read more ›
Teachers Use Podcasts to Teach Writing & Reading

Teachers Use Podcasts to Teach Writing & Reading

Although “audio blogging” has been around since the 1980s, podcasting – as we know it today – didn’t gain popularity and traction until 2004 when broadband internet and audio playback devices become more readily available to consumers. In...Read more ›
Formative & Google Classroom

Formative & Google Classroom

  It’s no secret that many schools know and love Google for Education. The capabilities of the apps, along with the research and solutions for teachers and students allow for seamless technology usage within the classroom. The popular learning management system,...Read more ›
TAG – You’re It! Feedback That Empowers

TAG – You’re It! Feedback That Empowers

Feedback is critical to what we do as educators – not only for ourselves, but as part of the learning process of the students’ whom we teach. Author and educator Starr Sackstein writes about the power of peer feedback and how using it within the classroom...Read more ›
Get Behind Leroy’s Big Idea

Get Behind Leroy’s Big Idea

Applications for this year’s Leroy Finkel Fellowship (aka Leroy’s Big Idea) are currently open. This fellowship is open to all part-time or full-time K-20 educators who are CUE members and is intended to promote leadership in the area of educational...Read more ›