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    I am reading Learning First, Technology Second by Liz Kolb.She has an interesting take on engagement. I purchased it through ISTE and it is available as a hard copy and an e-publication. You might like to take a look at some resources we have developed ...

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    RE: Distractions

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    Thanks, Janna!  That sounds like a great tool!! ------------------------------ Becky Frazier ------------------------------

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    RE: Distractions

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    We invested in software called DyKnow to help focus our students and eliminate distractions.  I highly recommend it! ------------------------------ Janet Coe, M.Ed.  Apple Teacher Director of Instructional Technology and Innovation The Woodlands Christian ...

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    RE: Distractions

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    This is a great question and one that some of our teachers still wrestle with. We've worked very intently to address this issue and it really comes down to a few things for us: 1. What are the lessons you are designing for your students? Is technology ...

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  • This post was delayed as I was traveling in the D.C.-area to work on the refresh of the ISTE Standards for Students. However, the delay is perfectly timed to align with ISTE's Flipped Learning Day on October 6. This week we feature articles on new approaches ...

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  • Minecraft in the classroom, it is not a new idea anymore. A Google search will yield 661,000 hits on the topic. There are even videos promoting the use of Minecraft in the classroom along with the research that supports it. “Gamification,” “Minecraft,” ...

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