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    An Identity Crisis and a Fresh Start

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    Spring break is officially over. The light is at the end of the tunnel; 8 weeks until summer. And here I am sitting at a crossroad in my professional career. For the last 6 years, I have identified as an English Teacher. For the last 3 years, I have identified …

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    Drawing More and Why I Feel I Can’t

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    I have done an activity as a teacher, now, several times. Each time, it produces almost the same results. I use it to talk about creativity with my students, but little did I know that I need my own lesson. I give my students a blank piece of paper and …

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    Everyday Carry #MTV16 Edition

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    Anytime that I go to a tech conference, I have the essentials that I carry with me. Because I have the privilege to attend the Google Innovator Academy that I am heading to on Wednesday, my normal everyday carry items will be a little different—a little more techy and . …

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    Introducing the #MTV16 #GoogleEI Cohort!

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    In 6 days, this amazing group of educators will convene in Mountain View, California to attend the Google Innovator Academy. We will be working on refining our visions for education and building a year-long project to implement our visions. This group has already inspired me in so many ways, and …

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    Makerspace Infographic

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    I’ve been working this summer on a class devoted to media literacy and maker spaces. As part of my final project for the class, I played around with making an infographic. This is created with Google Drawings and it’s adapted from the “Maker Space Playbook School Edition” by Maker Media …

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    Some Thoughts on 20Time

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    After trying out 20time this year, I’ve seen some great things, but I have also encountered a few struggles. I have collected a few of my 20time thoughts below. If you have other 20time observations that you would like to add, contact me at @denverubow on Twitter so I can …

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    Some Thoughts on 20Time

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    After trying out 20time this year, I’ve seen some great things, but I have also encountered a few struggles. I have collected a few of my 20time thoughts below. If you have other 20time observations that you would like to add, contact me at @denverubow on Twitter so I can …

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    Teenagers & Social Media: Do We Expect Too Much?

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    I have begun to notice that many of my students have lost the ability to feel shame for things. I’ve heard students celebrate failing grades on tests, getting caught cheating on homework, and other previously taboo topics. I wonder if today’s teenagers’ lack of shame relates to their notion of …

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    Teenagers & Social Media: Do We Expect Too Much?

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    I have begun to notice that many of my students have lost the ability to feel shame for things. I’ve heard students celebrate failing grades on tests, getting caught cheating on homework, and other previously taboo topics. I wonder if today’s teenagers’ lack of shame relates to their notion of …

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