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Personalized Education with eduCanon

Personalized Education with eduCanon

“We are all students and teachers in life. Some will get the message and some will not.  It all depends on who is open, ready, and willing to use whatever tools that we are given to guide, help, and to support our path on this journey in this place we call life!” – Andrew Guzaldo … Continue reading

Looking Toward The Future With Technology In Mind

Looking Toward The Future With Technology In Mind

“Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.” -Brian Tracy Teachers are a rare breed of human being that can write a nurses’ slip, log onto a student’s MyOn account, and … Continue reading

Tangible Play: A Contagious Way To Learn

Tangible Play: A Contagious Way To Learn

Do you want to trick your son or daughter into thinking?  Tangible Play is the way to do it!  So often in education history, teachers and schools took thinking out of the classroom ( I fell victim to this in elementary school!).  Have you done this worksheet? Good. Can you spell unfinished? Great!  You want … Continue reading

Two Things Kids Can Count On, Death and Worksheets

Two Things Kids Can Count On, Death and Worksheets

“An outstanding teacher is not replaced with technology.  An outstanding teacher replaces outdated resources with an appropriate use of technology.” – Me “Man, my kids didn’t do too hot on the science test,” I thought as I sat quietly hating myself on my living room couch.  Thoughts flashed through my mind.  What could I have … Continue reading

How to Banish Plagiarism From Your Students’ Projects

How to Banish Plagiarism From Your Students’ Projects

“If you steal from one author, it’s plagiarism. If you steal from two, it’s research.” John Burke “Washington was elected President as the unanimous choice of the electors in 1788, and he served two terms in office. He oversaw the creation of a strong, well-financed national government that maintained neutrality in the wars raging in … Continue reading

ChatterPix Kids:  Bring Any Image To Life!

ChatterPix Kids: Bring Any Image To Life!

This poem was created by one of my darlings in class using the BookCreator app.  No inspiring or theory supported quote is needed when a child approves of something you are doing in class.  The child’s belief in a program (that is educational and occurs in school) is evidence enough that it is working. We … Continue reading