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Join us on Saturday, September 6th, when our special guest will be Joan Young. Joan has recently published her book: Encouragement in the Classroom and she will be sharing some of her best tips and strategies for creating and nurturing an encouraging classroom environment. We all know the factors that can threaten a positive classroom environment: stress from testing, lack of motivation, and problems that students bring from home, for a start. What if we could implement some simple practices to buffer against these factors' negative effects? The good news is that we can. Some of the suggestions Joan will share include how fostering humor, mindfulness, resilience, curiosity, and gratitude in the classroom empowers students to learn from their mistakes, celebrate successes, and actively engage in learning. Follow Joan on Twitter. Her book offers practical, classroom-tested strategies, routines, and rituals that teachers can use immediately to defuse the negative effects of stress and create a stimulating and supportive classroom culture. 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. Unsure of the time in your time zone? Click on the "Time Zone Conversion" link on our home page.

On the Classroom 2.0 LIVE! site (http://live.classroom20.com) you'll find the recordings and Livebinder from our recent ”81DASH” session with our special guests Carlos Fernandez and Jerry Swiatek. Click on the Archives and Resources tab.

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Started by Jorge Cavazos in Help or Feedback Needed 15 hours ago. 0 Replies

This is my second year as the district technology trainer in Alief ISD in Houston, Texas. I am attempting this year to put together a large group of students 3rd - 12th district wide to create a district technology council.  I would like to get…Continue

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How do you incorporate technology in your classroom to teach both content and 21st century skills?Continue

PowToon is Offering Educators $5 Million in Free Accounts

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PowToon is probably my favorite digital storytelling application. Everything is as simple as drag and drop and once you’ve completed your animation, you can use PowToon’s easy export system to place your…Continue

Circle, Square, or Star

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Currently there is a trend in circular graphics and squared corner edges. This discussion hopes to be one with a long thread. What are your favorite communities and why? Do you like the layout? How does the engagement suit your needs? What makes a…Continue

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