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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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    Break the Internet

    If you are on the Internet on Tuesday December 12th, you're likely to see images and videos like the ones below. In fact, you are likely to see quite a few images like the one below. December 12, 2017 is two days before the Federal ...

  • The OpenSim Community Conference (OSCC) is this weekend and you can watch it live over their YouTube Channel https://gaming.youtube.com/c/AvaconOrg/live The conference runs Saturday December 9 and Sunday December 10. Saturday 7 am PT - 630 pm PT ...

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  • Hi ALL; I attended a webinar last night and it sounds like there are many awesome activities going on next week for Computer Science Education awareness. Here are some of the resources we discussed. ISTE - Computer Science Network encourages you to ...

  • Where do you stand on the Loot Box debate? If you've never heard of loot boxes before check out the excerpt below from the ISTE Games and Sims Virtual Educator Week post on Nov 27th. In game design, loot boxes are an example of a randomized reinforcement. ...

  • This is our Virtual Connected Educator update for the week of November 27, 2017. VR Update We have been asked what VR educators could use to have their students start working in game design and simulations. We would recommend ...