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Wicked Good Integration and Professional Development Ideas from Educators!
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The crazy engaging game Bean Boozled can also be used in the classroom. We use Bean Boozled as an engaging test prep review. This can be used for any subject or skill. Grab some free printables on this post to try this game out.

Bean Boozled in the Classroom (Engaging Test Prep)

The Creative Process. Interpreted for different disciplines. Click through for the downloadable PDF so you can zoom in!

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Differentiated & tech integrated vocabulary activities for students. Vocabulary menu: crossword puzzle, Padlet board, Adobe Voice, Adobe Slate, pictochart infographic, haiku deck slides, kahoot quiz, etc...

Vocabulary Menu with Tech Integration

Blogging Food Groups and Balanced Meal!!! Amazingly Clever!

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Mint Tin Book Report: A fun, "little" twist on the traditional book report.

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Teaching and Learning Coach with a Modern Learning Twist

Outgrowing Tech Integration with a Teaching and Learning Coach

Learning Card

Value Proposition Design [Speed Summary]

Mark Cuban used the word "listicle" on the most recent episode of Shark Tank: Beyond the Tank... and it began to intrigue me more. Many of us have taken note of this trend... but I think incorporating this idea as a "real world" writing assignment is something to think about...

5 Reasons Listicles Are Here to Stay, and Why That’s OK

Stellar Star Wars Posters for Educators!


The First Emoji Keyboard based on a book...

Behold, bookmoji: The first emoji keyboard based on a book

Most Clever and Creative Use of Keynote thus Far! I simply LOVE April Requard!

The Key(note) to Storytelling by April Requard on iBooks

Simple... but Awesome! KWL on Paint Swatches...

Favorite ways to use {free} paint swatches in the classroom (EX: KWL -- What do you KNOW? What do you WANT to know? What did you LEARN?)

QR Code People! Love this - would be great for Parent Night and ePortfolios!

QR Code People

Visual Syllabus: Is it more important to give all the information you think students need or think critically about what information students really need and how it is best organized?

A Visual Syllabus

How to Do a Visual Analysis

How to Do a Visual Analysis (A Five-Step Process)

Using Attendance Questions to Build Community... - it blends the "getting to know you" element with the "are you here today?"

Using Attendance Questions to Build Community, Enhance Teaching

Would a Course Syllabus Be Better as an Infographic? Love Love Love This!!!

Would a Course Syllabus Be Better as an Infographic?

Love, Love, Love, Love this Instructional Technology Badge Site from Denton ISD:

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LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the idea of creating an in house site for a district to house Digital Badges:

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Probably the Most Thorough Project Based Science Lesson I have ever seen (includes weekly plans and all unit documents!)

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How to Make Your Own Animated Gifs...

Tech Tool: Make Your Own Animated GIFs

Organize your entire day on one sheet of paper with The Daily Page Notepad. Great for the New Year!

Organize 2014 - Thyme Is Honey

Corkboard Connections: Why No One Reads Your Classroom Newsletter - Great guest post by Jennifer Gonzales with 5 common flaws when writing a newsletter and tips for making it more effective.

Why No One Reads Your Classroom Newsletter

Instructional Coaching Menu-New teachers who need a plan or try something new for veteran teachers.

Instructional Coaching Menu

Classroom Jobs Chart - iPad Style! Love this!

The Starr Spangled Planner: iHelp: Classroom Jobs