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Create an Hour of Code this Week

This week is Computer Science Education Week. In conjunction with the week, and to encourage more people to try their hand at coding, Hadi Partovi and his army of friendly coders are encouraging us to create an Hour of Code. Two years ago this effort began and it grows every year. You don’t need any experience to try your hand ...

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Quiver with Excitement

Over a year ago, I wrote a post about a couple of things, including some augmented reality apps that I like. I also added an augmented reality page to my blog so I can stockpile resources for using AR in the classroom. One of the apps you will find in both places used to be called ColAR Mix. In the ...

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The Hidden Treasure – Story

The Hidden Treasure Short Story on “The Hidden Treasure” Once there was a farmer who was very hard-working. He had developed a grapery which gave a rich crop of grapes every year. Unluckily his sons were very easy-going young men. They seldom cared to help their father in his work. So, the farmer was much worried about their future. Reaching ...

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One’s Nature Seldom Changes – Story

One’s Nature Seldom Changes Short Story on “One’s Nature Seldom Changes” You may be surprised to know that all ants were human-beings to begin with. They lived by tilling soil and raising crops just as farmers do even now. But not content with what they got through their labour, these farmers always had their eyes on the crops of their ...

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Measure Progress with Two Great Rubric Tools

Lately I have been on a bit of a rubric rampage. I love rubrics for a lot of reasons. I think they make grading subjective work a lot easier. And they simultaneously help students differentiate between performance levels and work to improve. I like how creating a rubric really helps me think deeply about what I am expecting my students ...

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Provide Better Feedback with The Answer Pad

I can’t go to bed tonight until I write about all the great things happening with The Answer Pad. As a TAP Champion, I sometimes get to preview some features of this excellent tool before they go live for everyone. Today the features that I will describe have gone live for everyone, so please check them out. You will be ...

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More Buried Treasure in Keynote!

Last month I wrote about how there are some secret tools in Keynote. That was a great find. Last week I found some more. One of the features of iOS 9 I was most excited about was the ability to use two apps at once. When you are in an app, swipe left from the right side of the screen and ...

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Using Paper and Pencil for Awesome Images

One of the things I am working on this school year is visual thinking – making my ideas more visible and asking my students to do the same. To that end, as a teacher, I will continue to focus on drawing tasks with my students and, as a learner, I am exploring sketchnoting. I blogged about that here.The app that ...

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Get Wordwall, Indeed!

Last week I had a lot of good luck with new webtools. First I tried Quizalize and that was great. I also tried LearnClick (more on that at some point) and it was pretty good too. Then I finally got to WordWall’s beta web version of their interactive whiteboard software. It was fantastic!I first learned about WordWall on Danny Nicholson’s ...

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Will you Quizalize your Class Progress?

One of my most popular posts is this one, a comparison of Kahoot!, Socrative, and Quizizz, three great formative assessment tools. Each of them has a quizzing feature with some gaming elements that make learning fast-paced and fun. This week I tried Quizalize, another formative assessment tool that will give them some competition with some of their best features plus ...

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