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Celebrate Pi Day with a Discovery Education Viewing Party

Posted by kcaise on March 13, 2017 in Discovery Education Network (DEN), online events, online learning |

Celebrate Pi Day, March 14th (3/14), 2017, this year with Discovery Education (DE). DE is hosting a live viewing party to celebrate this epic day with plenty of fun and learning activities centered around Pi. The virtual party is from 11am – 3pm (ET) and will be an exciting event for your students. If you […]

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Looking for Election Resources for 6 to 8 Year Old Students?

Posted by kcaise on September 21, 2016 in curriculum, Digital Media, online learning |

If you have been looking for age appropriate election resources for students aged 6-8, then ‘PBS Kids You Choose’ is the place to go. They have quality resources for younger students and the press release states describes the resource area as the following: PBS KIDS YOU CHOOSE aims to teach kids about the Presidential election […]

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Boston Tea Party Virtual Field Trips

Posted by kcaise on March 8, 2016 in Digital Media, global projects, online learning |

If you are teaching the Boston Tea Party and the American Revolution, you can do so and ‘visit’ the Boston area without leaving your classroom! You can Skype with the museum and have the students experience the American Revolution ‘in a Revolutionary’ way! If you are visiting the Boston area or teach in the area […]

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Edit/Format Google Docs by Voice

Posted by kcaise on March 7, 2016 in online learning, tech integration |

A few months back, Google released a feature that allows you to edit Google docs with your voice. Now it is expanded with more editing and formatting features using your computer’s microphone and your voice. To center text, all you have to say is ‘align center’. To move the cursor to the end of a […]

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What I Learned from #notatiste15

Posted by kcaise on July 2, 2015 in blogging, conferences, online learning |

This year I did not attend the ISTE (International Society of Technology Educators) conference and participated in the Google+ #notatiste15 community instead. There were some great posts about sessions that were shared live via Periscope and other means of broadcasting sessions live. I learned a great deal even though I didn’t attend in person. Attending virtually felt like […]

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What I Want New Teachers to Know

Posted by kcaise on May 19, 2015 in blogging, online learning, tech integration, testing, web tools |

With the close of the school year and end of student teaching for pre-service teachers, there are several things I would like to share with those who are just starting out with a teaching job in the fall. This could be pre-service teachers who student taught in the fall or spring, returning back to the […]

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CardKiwi Online Flashcards

Posted by kcaise on November 29, 2014 in curriculum, online learning, tech integration |

Just a note: CardKiwi is now WordKiwi – a website for an app that translates words into many languages. It is no longer a flash card service.   If you haven’t used any of the online flashcard sites, I highly recommend “CardKiwi“. It is super easy to use Cardkiwi to make a flashcard set and […]

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Twitter – Eighth Grade Too Young or Time to Develop an Online Footprint? – Please Weigh in

Posted by kcaise on September 12, 2014 in blogging, online learning, social media |

There has been great debate on Lisa Nielsen’s, aka the Innovative Educator, facebook page about an email she received from a parent questioning the use of Twitter for an eighth grader. Lisa posted the question from the parent as follows: “Our daughter who is in 8th Grade wants to have a Twitter account. I am […]

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FableVision’s “Words and Their Stories” – Special Price for August

Posted by kcaise on August 3, 2014 in blogging, curriculum, online learning |

For the month of August, educators can try the engaging vocabulary development web based program called, “Words and Their Stories”. Educators can get a single student license to try the program for only 99 cents for the month of August! You can try the program and see how motivating and engaging this award winning program […]

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FREE SAT Test Prep

Posted by kcaise on July 14, 2014 in online learning, testing |

Many junior and senior high school students are taking or preparing for the SAT and ACT tests throughout the summer and school year. Khan Academy has partnered with the College Board to provide free preparation materials including previously unreleased questions in the math, reading and writing sections taken from previous SAT tests. There are over […]

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