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Please save Kerpoof!

@kerpoof @disney I promised my students that I would write to you and express all our concerns about Disney discontinuing its support for the kerpoof.com website. We want to know why you bothered to buy this site to just stop

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We are remixing this project during Scratch Club!

http://scratch.mit.edu/projects/15112464/

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Hour of Code

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Hour of Code

Dondero School has enjoyed a great week during the Hour of Code! We begin each class with the video announcing what the Hour of Code is. Then I chose an iPad app or a website that the kids could use

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Escherian Stairwell

What a great lesson on media literacy! http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1123493397/the-stairwell-project-building-a-modern-myth

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Great Stone Face 2013 and 2014

Wonder! This was the Great Stone Face Award winner! Wow, this was such an amazing book. I am reading it to grade 4 and we are loving it. Here are the nominees for 2013-2014: 2013-2014 Nominees Buddy by M.H. Herlong

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Fun Activities to do with Excel

http://www.fi.edu/qa97/me4/ http://chandoo.org/wp/2008/08/01/15-fun-things-with-excel/  (although I cannot get the first activity to work where you insert the shapes. I am  using Office 2011 if anyone else figures it out) http://www.schools.utah.gov/cte/documents/facs/conference/S08/Cmpt_Bentley_Excel2007.pdf http://celia.wikispaces.com/file/view/excelprojects08.pdf http://ethemes.missouri.edu/themes/1380 http://www.edtechpolicy.org/MICCA2006/Presentations/ExcelDPM.pdf http://www.internet4classrooms.com/excel_puzzle.htm

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QR Codes in Education

Great site for QR codes in school: http://www.fractuslearning.com/2012/02/20/qr-codes-in-education/

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iPad apps and Teaching

Reading Richard Byrne’s blog should be required for us tech folks! I always learn some fun nugget. Today’s is the Big Cat apps found here: http://collinsbigcat.com/apps Enjoy!

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Bulletin Board Displays

Ok so this isn’t so much about tech or even library. However, if you have bulletin boards to create, you might be interested in this post. There is a gal in England who runs courses every month or so for

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