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Google Accounts? Yes, They Need Them

Over the past few weeks we have been in the process of launching Google Apps EDU accounts with our 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade students. Today was the final day of launch with one remaining class of 3rd graders sending me their first email about their favorite books. I have to admit that when we […]

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DigiWriMo – Are You In?

In a little more than 36 hours national Digital Writing Month (DigiWriMo) commences and you or your students should consider participating.  With a structure similar to another November writing celebration, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), DigiWriMo poses the challenge of crafting 50,000 words of digital text in just 30 days.  The format of your text may very […]

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FallCUE 2012 Workshops

I’m hitting the road bright and early tomorrow morning to head over to American Canyon High School near Napa, CA for the FallCUE 2012 conference.  It is hard to believe it has already been a year since the 2011 FallCUE Conference.  That particular event will always be memorable to me as it was the moment when I reconnected with […]

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Digital Literacy & Common Core

Earlier this week I happened to overhear a conversation about digital literacy and the Common Core.  The person asking the question was curious what exactly the Common Core Standards said about digital literacy.  As I listened to the conversation unfold I found a group of smart, passionate educators focusing all of their attention on access […]

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ETC 2012! Digital Writing & the Common Core

Thanks for attending the workshop on Digital Writing and the Common Core.  Below you will find links to the materials we discussed during the session.  Please let me know if you have any questions. Joe Handout – Common Core & Digital Writing Presentation PDF Links National Writing Project Digital Is – NWP Digital Writing & […]

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