Category Archive: learning

Mar 15

5 Very Useful Chrome Extensions

If you’re a Google Chrome user, you’re well aware of the incredible benefits of extensions. These extensions are little programs that enhance the use of the Chrome browser. There are so many available from the Chrome Web Store that your head will spin, but choosing the ones that will make your life easier on a daily basis …

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Feb 15

Chad’s Choices

This week, I’m sharing four articles on topics that are often being discussed. Those topics include teen social media use, school and learning, cursive writing, and student interventions. All of these articles and blog posts are really, really good and certainly worth your time.  Social media and teens. What are the using? Is what they’re …

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Aug 07

Chad’s Choices

I’m not going to say summer vacation is almost over because that will make me start thinking about school. However, it is August and naturally that brings a sense of excitement for the upcoming year. I haven’t formally posted here in a while, but figured it’s time to share a few more articles and blog posts I’ve …

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Apr 22

Chad’s Choices

Sure April is here and that means Spring weather, right? It’s also a time to share a few more articles and blog posts I’ve come across that made me think, wonder, and learn. If you haven’t seen these, I’ve included a snippet from the article to pique your interest. Today’s classrooms should not be like the …

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Apr 22

Stop Motion Fun

This week, state testing has consumed the library and computer lab. As a result, I’ve had to hold my classes in regular classrooms. This is actually kind of fun for me, but I wouldn’t want to do it on a regular basis. It’s nice to be in a different space once in a while and …

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Mar 25

Chad’s Choices

It’s the middle of March and a time to share a few more articles and blog posts I’ve come across that made me think, wonder, and learn. If you haven’t seen these, I’ve included a snippet from the article to pique your interest. Homework. Should it exist? How much is too much? My two kids attend …

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Mar 12

Using a Green Screen

Here’s a recap of some of the stuff that we’ve done at school using a green screen. It’s really been a lot of fun and I hope students and teachers think of this as ONE way students can share their learning with the world. Using a green screen can be as simple as using the …

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Feb 26

Fun with a Green Screen

I’ve used a green screen a little myself in the past, but overall, I don’t have a ton of experience with it, especially with students. The bright green cloth that was sitting around my house needed a new home. I brought it to school, figuring I could use it with the students to create something …

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Feb 11

Chad’s Choices

It’s been way too long since I’ve shared a few great articles. With that being said, below are four articles and blog posts I’ve come across that made me think, wonder, and learn. If you haven’t seen these, I’ve included a snippet from the article to pique your interest. My district talks a lot about …

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Dec 17

Chad’s Choices

It’s time for another edition of Chad’s Choices! Below are a few articles and blog posts I’ve come across recently that made me think, wonder, and learn. If you haven’t seen these, I’ve included a snippet from the article to pique your interest.     This post shares the 10 most popular teaching tools of …

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