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We are so excited to have Nate Balcom on Classroom 2.0 LIVE as our Featured Teacher for the month of May! This will be an excellent opportunity to learn about an amazing project Nate has organized called "March Book Madness" and also to hear about the exciting ways he is integrating technology in his teaching as the Integration Specialist at Starr Elementary Sch., Grand Island, Nebraska. He has taught in the classroom for 12 years at Starr Elementary School. We are looking forward to seeing some of the creative videos and projects his students have created. Nate is passionate about global education and each year his students are involved with the Global Read Aloud program that connects students around the world who are reading a book together and sharing their experiences.

Nate is a Google Certified Educator Level 1, was a 2015 Grand Island Education Foundation Mini Grant Recipient, 2015 Grand Island Education Foundation Teacher of the Year Nominee, and a 2014 Bammy Awards Nominee for Teacher of the Year. He obtained his Master's Degree in Elementary Administration from the University of Nebraska at Kearney and is currently pursuing another Master's degree in Technology Leadership. He and his wife have two amazing boys (12 y/o and 9 y/o) and two daughters (6 and 4 y/o).

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 and Livebinder from our recent “Kids Deserve It!” session with Todd Nesloney and Adam Welcome. Click on the Archives and Resources tab.

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6 Craft Ideas for Preschoolers This Memorial Day

Started by Dorothy Hastings in Introductions 8 hours ago. 0 Replies

Preschoolers enjoy patriotic activities just like everyone else. It’s an exciting experience that gives them the opportunity to learn the history of our country.Here are 6 craft ideas for Memorial Day …Continue

Tags: for, preschoolers, ideas, Craft, Day

What do you do if students do not complete their homework on time, or if a student never completes his/her homework assignments?

Started by Colleen Fadden in Help or Feedback Needed. Last reply by Dorothy Hastings 8 hours ago. 21 Replies

What do you do if students do not complete their homework on time, or if a student never completes his/her homework assignments?  When should you contact the parents and make them aware of the situation?

Online Math Learning Platform

Started by Conchi in Help or Feedback Needed. Last reply by Dorothy Hastings 8 hours ago. 1 Reply

Hello! The company i work for (Smartick) has developed an online adaptive method for children 4-14 to learn mathematics. The platform is already available in Spanish and counts with 9000 students- We are now launching US operations and looking for…Continue

The Most Effective Ways to Avoid Plagiarism

Started by Leona Hinton in News or Noteworthy. Last reply by Dorothy Hastings 8 hours ago. 3 Replies

Dear colleagues, how do you teach students to detect and avoid plagiarism? Do they understand how to cite sources and make a research? This step-by-step guide will help your students spot plagiarism and prevent it in practice: …Continue

Tags: writing, classroom, guide, plagiarism, education

The Survival Guide for Making it to Summer Break

Started by Ed Vectus in Off-Topic or Just for Fun on Thursday. 0 Replies

The beginning of June is usually characterized by glossy eyed, frizzy haired teachers who are frantically grading student assignments or are gulping down coffees after late night dates with report cards. Summer break is nearly within your grasp, yet…Continue

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Started by Jonathan Perez in Introductions. Last reply by Alberto Valdivia-Baselli May 23. 1 Reply

Para mi experiencia cultural mi mama me cocino comida mexicana. Ella hizo un plato de frijoles negros fritos con queso y crema. El otro plato era de frijoles molidos, una carne enchilada, y plátanos maduros. Muchos de los países en el sur hacen…Continue

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6 Craft Ideas for Preschoolers This Memorial Day

Preschoolers enjoy patriotic activities just like everyone else. It’s an exciting experience that gives them the opportunity to learn the history of our country.Here are 6 craft ideas for Memorial Day …See More
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Dorothy Hastings replied to Colleen Fadden's discussion What do you do if students do not complete their homework on time, or if a student never completes his/her homework assignments?
"On this memorial day First School is sharing a blog on it where you can learn some easy and loving craft ideas. Click on the below link to read more about it: http://blog.firstschool.net/6-craft-ideas-for-preschoolers-this-memorial-day/"
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Dorothy Hastings replied to Colleen Fadden's discussion What do you do if students do not complete their homework on time, or if a student never completes his/her homework assignments?
"On this memorial day First School is sharing a blog on it where you can learn some easy and loving craft ideas. Click on the below link to read more about it: http://blog.firstschool.net/6-craft-ideas-for-preschoolers-this-memorial-day/"
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"On this memorial day First School is sharing a blog on it where you can learn some easy and loving craft ideas. Click on the below link to read more about it: http://blog.firstschool.net/6-craft-ideas-for-preschoolers-this-memorial-day/"
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"On this memorial day First School is sharing a blog on it where you can learn some easy and loving craft ideas. Click on the below link to read more about it: http://blog.firstschool.net/6-craft-ideas-for-preschoolers-this-memorial-day/"
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