Monday, December 31, 2012

From my PLN 01/01/2013

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Wednesday, December 26, 2012

From my PLN 12/27/2012

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Common Core State Standards and Library of Congress Primary Sources | Teaching with the Library of Congress



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Why Kids Need Schools to Change | MindShift



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Monday, December 24, 2012

From my PLN 12/25/2012

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5 Tools to Introduce Programming to Kids | MindShift



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How To Make Your Own Educational Video Games - Edudemic



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How Kids Benefit From Chores | GeekMom | Wired.com



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What I learned from my PLN 12/24/2012 (p.m.)

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Sunday, December 23, 2012

Best of Edutopia: Staff Picks for 2012 | Edutopia



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Educational Technology Guy: Evernote Clearly gets Text-to-Speech - premium only



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Free Technology for Teachers: 3 Ways To Quickly Share Bunches of Links With Your Students



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3 Ways to Make Video More Interactive - Getting Smart



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Instructional Pacing: How Do Your Lessons Flow? | Edutopia



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From my PLN 12/24/2012

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Wednesday, December 19, 2012

julieadams - Blog - What Makes a Teacher Effective in the Common Core Age?



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From my PLN 12/20/2012

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Add Speech To Text In Google Chrome, Dictate Words From Microphone



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Use Google Chrome as a Free Voice Recognition Software with Dictation



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VoiceNote: Another Excellent Voice-to-Text App for Google Chrome | Free Resources from the Net for EVERY Learner | OT's with Apps



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Gamefroot |



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Education



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Adventure Maker (freeware) - Create games for Windows, PSP, iPhone, and iPod touch without writing a line of code



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Make iOS and Flash Games with Stencyl



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What is AgentSheets?



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Create Games - Scirra.com



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What I learned from my PLN 12/19/2012 (p.m.)

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Tuesday, December 18, 2012

achievethecore.org / Steal These Tools / Professional Development Modules



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Build Students’ Ability to Access More Complex Texts across the Content Areas « Co-Creating Solutions: A Blog by CTL



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What to Do Before Bed and After Waking Up for More Daily Energy



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Everbot Connects Gmail and Google Calendar to Evernote for Quick Note Sharing



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Common Core - Capture the Core Newsletters



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24 Multimedia Tools That Support The Common Core - Edudemic



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Myebook - get it out there!



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Math Run - Mathgame - how fast are your Math skills? A simple Math Training Game for everyone



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Connect your Google account to Evernote



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From my PLN 12/19/2012

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Games in Education - Game Creation Tools



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Adventures in Alice Programming - Duke University, Durham NC



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Duke University Alice Materials Tutorials Repository



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Saturday, December 15, 2012

Computing In The Core



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Maggie Johnson: The Common Core Must Include Computer Science



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Next Generation Science Standards



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5 Unexpected Results of Going 1:1 | Go Where You Grow



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5 Common 1:1 Teacher Mistakes | Go Where You Grow



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From my PLN 12/16/2012

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edWeb.net - Networking, resource sharing, collaboration, and professional development for the education community



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Edutech for Teachers



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Zotero | Home



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Math in the News



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Google Forms - Kern Kelley



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VoiceNote: Another Excellent Voice-to-Text App for Google Chrome | Free Resources from the Net for EVERY Learner



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http://coolcatteacher.visibli.com/share/QJmYop



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Is a Google Chromebook “right” for your child? | K4STEMLAB



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Life, teaching and other distractions.



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What I learned from my PLN 12/15/2012 (p.m.)

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Friday, December 14, 2012

Morning Mood: Why Some People Wake Up Grumpy



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Dropr Is a Dead-Simple, Drag and Drop Online Portfolio Creation Tool



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From my PLN 12/15/2012

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DIY Professional Development: Resource Roundup | Edutopia



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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: An Updated Digital Differentiation Model



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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Where Expectations and Relationships Intersect | Connected Principals



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From my PLN 12/13/2012

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Singapore Math and the Common Core Standards



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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Could Competency-Based Learning Save the Common Core? - Forbes



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Naiku | Balanced Assessment to stay ahead of the learning curve



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How to Clean Your House in 15 Minutes or Less



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10 Ways To Get Energy Without Caffeine | Her Campus



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How to Design Text-Based Questions (and Teach Students to Answer Them!) > Eye On Education



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How to React When Someone Says You're Wrong (but You Know You're Right)



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From my PLN 12/12/2012

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Monday, December 10, 2012

CorePlanner | Common Core Standards | Free Lesson Planning Software



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From my PLN 12/11/2012

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TODCM Web Based Curriculum Mapping Open Source Software System



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LearnZillion



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Mapping to the Core | Curriculum 21 Professional Development



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Sunday, December 9, 2012

Create Your Syllabus With a Spreadsheet and a Calendar App - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education



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About CSV files - Google Calendar Help

",07:10:00 PM"

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importing into google calendar from google spreadsheet - Google Groups



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Using Google Docs for Lesson Plans and labeling the Common Core State Standards | Running on Fumes

"Common Core app widget"

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5 Degrees to Becoming a Common Core Ninja [INFOGRAPHIC]



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From my PLN 12/10/2012

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Saturday, December 8, 2012

Screencasting - Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything



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From my PLN 12/09/2012

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How to Create Stunning Infographics in 30 Minutes or Less



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Teaching Kids News - Kid-friendly news articles for teachers, parents and kids.



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Why I Hate School But Love Education||Spoken Word - YouTube



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Welcome | Thinkfinity



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Friday, December 7, 2012

Common Core Big Idea 5: Consider Meaningful Assessment | Edutopia



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Common Core Big Idea 4: Map Backward From Intended Results | Edutopia



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Common Core Big Idea 3: Standards Must Be Unpacked | Edutopia



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Common Core Big Idea Series 2: The Standards Are Not Curriculum | Edutopia



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Common Core Big Idea Series 1: A New Blueprint | Edutopia



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From my PLN 12/08/2012

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Thursday, December 6, 2012

Amazon.com: Best Music of 2012



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Best Websites for Teaching and Learning | American Association of School Librarians (AASL)



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Why is it Dark at Night? - YouTube



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The Science of Storytelling: Why Telling a Story is the Most Powerful Way to Activate Our Brains



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Paul Layzell - Christmas Gifs



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Education Week: Teacher Collaboration: The Essential Common-Core Ingredient



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Could competency-based learning save the Common Core? | Clayton Christensen



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45+ Teacher Recommended Educational Apps : Teacher Reboot Camp



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From my PLN 12/07/2012

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