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Backchannels: Passion. Dialogue. Critical Thinking. Debate. Reasoning. by Robin Hawley-Brillante

When you are watching an event happen live, whether it is a game, an awards ceremony, a debate, or a riot, where do you turn for passionate debate? Social media. Where are our students turning? Social media. Open up your classroom to this forum for expression using a backchannel. Continue reading

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5 Myths about Blended Learning by Laila Sanguras

5 Myths about Blended Learning 1. If you use technology in the classroom, you are a blended learning educator. Blended learning is an instructional model that leverages technology in order to personalize learning experiences. The term “blended learning” is actually … Continue reading

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C & T Network Newsletter by Cindy Sheets

Computers & Technology Network News I can’t believe another new year is beginning, and even though it seems like our annual NAGC convention was just a few weeks ago, planning is already underway for next year. Do you have something … Continue reading

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C&T Network Newsletter: NAGC Convention Special Addition! by Cindy Sheets & Kristina Ayers Paul

Convention Special Edition! Convention is just around the corner, and we wanted to share some of the highlights and special network events that you don’t want to miss! There will be some great sessions all throughout the week, and we’re … Continue reading

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iMovie Trailers in the Classroom by Cindy Sheets

 Who doesn’t want to be in a movie? OK, maybe you don’t want to be a movie star, but perhaps you want to be a writer, a director, or design the set or costumes? Maybe you just have information that … Continue reading

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6 Tips for Teachers New to Technology by Lisa Van Gemert

Embrace the learning curve: One reason children learn additional languages more easily than adults do is that they’re willing to speak the target language without fear of sounding childish.  The same is true of technology. One of the things that … Continue reading

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SPEED Geeking 2013

Speed Geeking 2013: Enjoy the great apps and web tools presented by this year’s NAGC Speed Geekers! Speed Geek: Brian Housand   Diy.org – Get skills. Be awesome. DIY is the best way for kids to get skills, meet others who share … Continue reading

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