Thursday, October 18, 2018

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Recent Articles

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CTE: Review of the New Perkins Act

Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act: Initial Summary and Analysis Introduction This week, Congress approved legislation to update the Carl D. Perkins...
Open Letter with Broken Heart

An Open Letter to “Sit and Get” PD

My old friend — When I first started teaching, it was always you holding my hand and trying to help me grow stronger. You were...
Child using Tablet

Your Classroom is About to Get an Epic! Makeover

In today's digital age, students are learning what it means to be a tech-savvy individual at an earlier age than ever before. How can...
Child at table using tablet

A New Teacher’s Perspective on Lexia Reading Core5

This past year, the elementary school where I student taught switched literacy apps from Raz Kids to Lexia Reading Core5®. This was a monumental...
Alexa Show in the Classroom

Voice Assistants in the Classroom: Life with Miss A

Voice Assistants are internet-connected devices that respond to verbal queries or voice commands. Removing the need for a computer interface has opened up their...
Dennis Doyle at Jordan Hall, Campus of the University of Notre Dame

Design Thinking Workshop during IDEA WEEK

Design Thinking In late April, I had the chance to attend part of Idea Week, a collaboration between the IDEA Center, on the campus of...
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Edmodo: A Safe and Efficient Social Media Platform for the Classroom

As a result of the push to integrate technology into the classroom, more teachers have started to incorporate social media into the curriculum and...
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MACUL Federal Insights

Congressional News Fiscal Year 2019 Education Spending Discussions Beginning on Capitol Hill Congress returns from a brief recess next Monday and the Senate and House appropriations...
Student team from St. Mary Catholic School. L to R: Lily Davis, Nick Teceno, Marissa Warren, Therese Mills and Robotics Team Mentor and Ferris University Student AshleyRose Watters.

St. Mary Students Discuss Future of Organ Donation

Students from the St. Mary Catholic School robotics team participated in the 2018 Student Technology Showcase at the Conference. They showcased their research project...
Newsela is an Instructional Content Platform

A Platform to Connect Students to the World Through Non-Fiction Reading

Students having access to kid friendly news is hard to come by. Newsela is a free app and website that provides students, grades 2-12,...


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Make your registration & book your hotel room early for the #macul19 conference this March 20-22, 2019 in Detroit, MI! Come to explore new tools and discover the latest #edtech trends. Register today at

Read the latest from our community: A 7th Grade STEM Classroom's Neuroscience Adventure by Amy Farkas #macul19 #miched @FarkasSTEM

Do you have a student team that would love to showcase their classroom tech? Apply for the MACUL Student Showcase in Lansing on Dec. 5 and help to highlight the diversity of technology integration and UDL!

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Love my SigEE group! Especially when we can be creative in front of the green screen! #MACUL19 Is going to be awesome this year! Registration is open now! @TeacherEureka @meyerisland @madison_ron @SigEEMACUL @MACUL

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