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Social Media, Privacy and the Classroom: Monday March 19th Noon 

Next Monday (March 19th) at Noon I will be talking about utilizing social media in the classroom, both as a student, and as a teacher. We will talk about Blogging, Twitter, Facebook, the Google Suite, Slideshare, and newer things like Pinterest. Because of the nature of it's use, we will talk about which of …

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Managing Technology in Higher Education : Strategies for Transforming Teaching and Learning 

Title: Managing technology in higher education : strategies for transforming teaching and learning. Authors: Bates, A.W. (Tony) and Sangra, Albert Publisher:  Jossey-Bass Call number: LB2395.7 .B376 2011 From the Publisher: Universities continue to struggle in their efforts to fully integrate information and communications technology within their activities. Based on examination of current practices in technology integration at 25 …

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Unless It Moves the Human Heart: The Craft and Art of Writing 

Title: Unless It Moves the Human Heart : The Craft and Art of Writing Editors: Roger Rosenblatt Publisher:  Ecco Call number: PN145 .R67 2011 From the Publisher: Culled from his experiences teaching writing workshops, novelist, essayist, and longtime professor Rosenblatt (Making Toast) tackles the "why"--not the "how"--of writing by chronicling his winter/spring 2008 semester of …

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Patent in Play 

Her favorite blue jeans sport a gaping hole across the right knee,  seam to seam. Hand-me-down from her brother and previously her neighbor, the Polos are faded comfortably to a soft speckled gray in some places, reminding us of tiny eggs in a bird’s nest. Together we ponder the first real bike ride, seeing her …

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Assessing and Guiding Young Children’s Development and Learning 

Title: Assessing and Guiding Young Children's Development and Learning Author: McAfee, Oralie Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson, c2011 Check it out: LB1139.25 .M4 2011 From the publisher: The purpose of this book is to demonstrate how to do authentic classroom-based assessment, and then how to interpret and use that information to plan …

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Because we can change the world: a practical guide to building cooperative, inclusive classroom communities 

Title: Because we can change the world : a practical guide to building cooperative, inclusive classroom communities Author: Mara Sapon-Shevin. Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Press, c2010 Call Number: LB3013 .S26 2010 From the Publisher: Because We Can Change the World is a powerful antidote to the bullying, intolerance, and exclusion that are all too …

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Writing Workshop 

I attended some writing workshops held by Teachers College Reading Writing Project. I thought I share with the educators whom I work with one of the workshops that I found very interesting (in italics are my personal thoughts). The one here is called “Writing Clubs: Making Writing Social and Interactive, presented by Annie Taranto. The …

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Copyright clarity : how fair use supports digital learning 

Title: Copyright clarity : how fair use supports digital learning Author: Renee Hobbs foreword by Donna Alvermann Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin, c2010. Call Number: LC5803.C65 H63 2010 From the Publisher: Finally, a book that dispels confusion around the use of copyrighted materials in the classroom! Today, educators and students have access to a …

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The substitute teacher’s guide to success 

Title: The substitute teacher's guide to success Author: Ellen L. Kronowitz Publisher:Allyn & Bacon Check it out: LB2844.1.S8 K76 2011 From the Publisher: In The Substitute Teacher’s Guide to Success, bestselling author Ellen Kronowitz gives substitute teachers the tools they need to successfully navigate their classrooms.   This practical guide offers professional content, tips, tools, and …

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