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Top 10 Reasons I Love Usborne Books & More

Several people have wondered why in the world would I add something like Usborne Books to my already busy life?!?! As a retired educator with an instructional technology consulting business, Usborne Books & More may not seem to be the … Continue reading

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Teacher Love

I am honored to have spent 3 days this week with teachers of preschool-5th grade at the Tots & Technology conference in Frisco, Texas. As an educator of 30+years, I remembered again how dedicated, kind and joyful teachers are. They … Continue reading

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Starting School with New iPads, Chromebooks, or Tablets?

School starts soon for so many, and it’s time to support all of you with new devices in your classrooms. Now what? Here are a few practical tips to help you begin this exciting new year! Find 1 or 2 apps … Continue reading

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Taking up Devices Soon?

If you are taking up 1:1 devices soon, think about what kind of receipt you want to give your students. After much brainstorming and trial/error, we came up with what we needed on our form last year when we took up … Continue reading

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3 Questions to Answer as You Plan for End-of-the-Year Return of iPads

As the end of the school year looms closer, thoughts turn to how you will take up the iPads or whatever device you may use.    It may seem simple, but there are some very important things to consider. Here … Continue reading

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3 Big Myths: iPads in the Classroom

As Vicki Ventura and I have visited teachers and administrators from multiple districts throughout the last several months, we are consistently surprised that these beliefs about iPads in the classroom still exist. MYTH: The iPad is a consumption device, especially … Continue reading

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EdCamp, TCEA14, Paul Simon and Sting: What I Re-Learned

This month has been a blur of learning! It started with EdCamp in Round Rock, Texas, on Feb. 1 where I heard from educators who sometimes struggle and sometimes succeed in doing what we all want: integrating effectively, using the … Continue reading

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