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Join us on Saturday, April 12th, when our special guest will be Donna Román,"Featured Teacher". Donna Adams Román is a 5th grade teacher at Mill Creek School in Illinois, blogger, trainer, and presenter committed to providing rich learning opportunities for her learners and professional learning network. She is a recent recipient of ISTE’s first place SIGOL Online Learning Award (2013) and a Microsoft Innovative Expert Educator. Donna is active in Professional Development online and in her district, CoSN, ISTE, and iEARN.

Educators are pulled in so many constantly changing directions. Donna will discuss how we can address these obligations while providing deep and meaningful learning experiences, not only for our students, but for ourselves as well. Suggestions to work smarter by condensing and combining, and that can in turn deepen teaching, learning, and our lives while we engage fully in the process. 21st Century Learning, Project Based Learning, and Technology will be the common languages. Donna's Blog

More information and session details are at http://live.classroom20.com. If you're new to the Classroom 2.0 LIVE! show you might want to spend a few minutes viewing the screencast on the homepage to learn how we use Blackboard Collaborate, and navigate the site. Each show begins at 12pm Eastern (GMT-5) and may be accessed in Blackboard Collaborate directly using the following Classroom 2.0 LIVE! link at http://tinyurl.com/cr20live. All webinars are closed captioned.

On the Classroom 2.0 LIVE! site (http://live.classroom20.com) you'll find the recordings from our recent ”Featured Teacher” session with our special guest Erin Klein. Click on the Archives and Resources tab.

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Universe Sandbox: A Cool Web Application for STEM Teachers

Started by Karen Cameron in Introductions on Thursday. 0 Replies

Universe Sandbox is an interactive space simulator that is just as much about breaking scientific laws as it is about learning them.Most astronomy software allows you to click your away around the solar…Continue

Learning Management System

Started by Racquel Springer in Help or Feedback Needed on Wednesday. 0 Replies

My school system will soon discuss which learning management system would be best to use with our students. I say, "Why choose one?" Web/cloud based system rarely require 3rd party assistance, i.e., system IT people.  The more experience students…Continue

Tags: instruction, interactive, educational, integration, technology

iPads in the classroom...can you see it?

Started by Antwon Lincoln in Introductions. Last reply by Dave Eveland on Wednesday. 22 Replies

Hello Community,Well, I bought an iPad. I could not resist the temptation. After I walked out of the Apple store with my iPad, I knew I wouldn't have buyers remorse. I seldom buy the first generation of anything!However, I have a feeling that this…Continue

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European Competition 2.0 - The Ed2.0Work Network

Started by Joel Josephson in Introductions on Wednesday. 0 Replies

European Competition 2.0 - The Ed2.0Work NetworkUsing Internet…Continue

Pop Quizzes...Good? Or Bad?

Started by Victoria Lawson in First Time Posting. Last reply by Ben Parker on Tuesday. 2 Replies

As a student, I have never enjoyed pop quizzes.  However, as a future teacher, I think in many ways they can benefit the students.  Since the students do not know when to expect the quizzes, they will always feel like they need to be prepared, which…Continue

5 Ways Students Can Celebrate Earth Day

Started by Karen Cameron in Introductions on Tuesday. 0 Replies

On April 22, communities across the world will celebrate Earth Day. Students can seize this opportunity to raise awareness and educate their parents and friends about the importance of caring not only for the planet, but their local community as…Continue

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