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2019: What’s Your Slogan?

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2019: What’s Your Slogan? In 2017, I chose the #OneWord “Preflect,” which is a word I made up. It means to picture yourself at the end of the year, looking back on this year. What do you see that you were proud of or excited about? After thinking about that…go make it happen! I’ve decided […]

5 Resources to Find Tons of Free Fun Unplugged Coding Activities!

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Part of the series, Hour of Code Ideas! “Falling in love with code means falling in love with problem solving and being a part of a forever ongoing conversation.” – Kathryn Barrett In a previous post I described why all students should participate in the upcoming Hour of Code event, which takes place December 3rd to 9th. […]

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#SnowflakesAreHexagons

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Snowflakes Are Hexagons Hi everybody. Let’s just put this out there right now. Snowflakes Are HEXAGONS In fact, I’m so adamant about that, that I’ve started a hashtag on Twitter and Facebook, and maybe now Instagram called #SnowflakesAreHexagons, where I post pictures of products that use non-hexagonal snowflakes on their materials or advertising. Here are […]

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When the Teacher’s Away…

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When you have to be gone from the classroom, it is often very stressful. Not only for you, but for the students. In my 1:1 iPad classroom, I found that my plans often would revolve around just managing behaviors because I was able to have my iPads lead the students through their day. Because of […]