Bad News for Online Disinformation

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June 30 is the 10th anniversary of the recognition of Social Media Day. Although every day is Social Media Day, this date points out the importance of thinking about the impact of social media on our lives. Also, it is imperative that we include thinking about how we teach the responsible use of social media … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month: The Stock Market Game

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What is more motivating than money? This month’s tech tool focuses on a tool that allows students to take control of the cash! Why did we choose a financial literacy tool this month? October 24-29, 1929 was the devastating and well-known Stock Market Crash of 1929. Help your students to visualize the true loss of … read more »


Let’s Talk About: Location-Based Augmented Reality

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June is Great Outdoors Month.  It’s great timing because this time of year can be difficult for both teachers and students.  While many schools are getting ready to close for the summer, getting through the remaining days with antsy students and tired teachers can be hard.  It’s time to plan for some “fun” outdoor instructional … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month – Room Escape Maker

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Game-based learning and gamification are hot topics in education. This month I was given the task to find ONE tech tool to share related to games in the classroom. This task was quite the challenge due to the quality sites that I am already familiar with. But then I started to think about “what if” … read more »


5 Free Sites for Creating Games and Puzzles

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I recently read an article discussing 10 Benefits to Playing Games in the Classroom, and it made me think about how much technology is available to teachers and students to create and individualize games. It doesn’t take much Google searching to find many articles and dissertations sharing the pedagogical benefits of learning through gameplay. What … read more »