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NWPE Members Score Digital Learning Day Awards
posted by: Cindy Omlin | March 02, 2013, 12:29 AM
Congratulations to NWPE members who won awards in the 21st Century Classroom Technology Innovation and Integration Video Award Contest!  The contest was sponsored by the Idaho State Department of Education (SDE) for Digital Learning Day (DLD), February 6, 2013.  According the SDE, "The goal of Digital Learning Day, a partnership with the Alliance for Excellent Education, is to highlight innovative teaching taking place in classrooms in Idaho and across the country so teachers can collaborate and share best practices with each other."   Continue Reading...

One of the things that stood out among the data released in the recent MetLife survey, was that teachers who collaborate professionally with other teachers are more likely to seek out leadership roles and are more likely to be satisfied with their position.  This information points out yet another reason that having a high-quality professional learning community (PLC) is essential to teaching.

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New Web Tools for the Classroom
posted by: Cindy Omlin | November 19, 2012, 08:22 PM

Last week AAE staff had the pleasure of attending "Web 2.0 Free Tools for School," a session at the Florida Charter School Conference in Orlando. Presenter Melissa Borchers, an intensive reading teacher at McKeel Academy of Technology, shared several useful tools for integrating the internet into the classroom.

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Helpful Links for Science Teachers
posted by: Cindy Omlin | March 21, 2012, 07:16 PM

As we often highlight on the AAE blog, video clips and online resources are changing the face of education. While the internet features thousands of websites on K-12 science websites, some set atop the pack as go-to resources for science teachers seeking to supplement their lesson plans with new and engaging content. Take a moment to review a few popular online tools and websites:   Continue Reading...

Helpful Links for Math Teachers
posted by: Cindy Omlin | March 15, 2012, 11:40 PM

As we highlighted recently on the AAE blog, video clips and online resources are changing the face of education, particularly mathematics instruction. While states and districts struggle to keep up with new and emerging technologies, teachers can keep up-to-date with the help of some great online tools.   Continue Reading...

Helpful Links for English Teachers
posted by: Cindy Omlin | March 07, 2012, 11:50 PM
As we highlighted recently on the AAE blog, technology, social media, and texting are having an impact on students and the art of teaching proper English grammar. While educators debate the overall effect of technology on our language, it should be noted that technology can also be helpful in providing educators new online tools and resources.   Continue Reading...

Articles have peppered newspapers and blogs about the dangers of social networking sites to professionals, and particularly to teachers. In 2007, The Columbus Dispatch highlighted three teachers’ racy comments on MySpace. In 2008, The Washington Post took on the issue pointing to the dangers of leaving one’s Facebook profile open to “friends of friends.”  Continue Reading...