Tag Archives: 21st Century skills

Your iPad® Classroom: 6 Mistakes to Avoid

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Every day you seem to hear or read about a school or district that’s buying iPads for the classroom. This alone is an astonishing development. The iPad hasn’t really been around all that long. And educators aren’t known for being … Continue reading

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Envision Extraordinary, Part 3

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By Terra Tarango, President of SDE The last two weeks we have formulated a vision of an extraordinary classroom, starting with the players on the stage—the teachers and students, then moving to what happens on that stage—what you expect of … Continue reading

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The Puzzling Job of a Teacher in Today’s Classroom

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Your job as a teacher is becoming more complex—and stressful. With the introduction of the Common Core State Standards, you’re being called upon to transform your instruction to ensure all students master content and are able to apply it. On … Continue reading

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Twitter for Teachers: Don’t Be Left Behind!

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What does Twitter mean to you? As an educator, you may not have given this much thought. When you’re busy planning lessons, figuring out how to meet the standards, and keeping your “active” class in check, hopping onto a Twitter … Continue reading

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Lessons from Lois Lowry: Part 2

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By Terra Tarango, President of SDE This is the second of a three-part blog series on the classroom lessons I gleaned from listening to author Lois Lowry speak about her journey as a writer. Lois Lowry is the best-selling author of … Continue reading

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