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Technology in the Classroom

I am not a Google fanboy.  I promise this.  I am not crazy about any transnational corporation poised to redefine the way we organize information. 

 

However, in using Google Plus, I think we could learn a few things in terms of rethinking and redesigning public...

While you may see Facebook as the enemy during your computer lab time, it doesn't have to be. Facebook can actually help students learn if you tap into the more than 200 Facebook applications designed to educate.

 

Here are some of the popular Facebook applications used...

As teachers, we often spend countless hours grading papers and writing comments in margins, only to have our students look at the grade and then toss the paper in the wastebasket. 

 

While we must evaluate our students’ work, we also need to develop opportunities...

With the new school year just around the corner, here are 12 inspiring and insightful education-related quotes to help spark motivation and enthusiasm as you head back to the classroom.

 

 

 

Teacher Magic Tricks

Brian Daniels is the man behind Teach by Magic, a website that provides videos and how-to steps for teachers who want to add some magical pizazz to their lessons.

 

Brian fills us in on his experience as a magician, how Teach by Magic helps teachers and what...

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