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You may think it impossible to find a keyboarding curriculum that creates accomplished typists from the skimpy forty-five minutes a week you can devote to keyboarding. You teach what you can, but it always seems to be the same lessons-hands on home
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Newly-updated, this is the all-in-one K-8 toolkit for the lab specialist, classroom teacher and homeschooler, with a years-worth of simple-to-follow projects. Integrate technology into language arts, geography, history, problem solving, research
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The nine-page K-5 Technology-in-education includes over 200 entries organized by ISTE NETS-S standard (2016) and grade level, showing for each grade level what is introduced, worked on, mastered. It itemizes every skill taught to complete a
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How to Use Genius Hour in Your Classroom gives students precious time to work on their own personal passion in 20% of class time–following carefully-structured guidelines to assist them in getting the most possible out of this free time. It supports
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30 K-8 coding activities for Hour of Code, organized by grade. Aligned with ISTE and CC, with 138 images. Lots of options to differentiate for student needs. Includes domain-specific vocabulary, problem solving, assessment strategies, EQ and BI,
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This book is your guide to what must our children know at what age to thrive in the community called the internet. It's a roadmap for blending all the pieces into a cohesive, effective student-directed cyber-learning experience that accomplishes
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The all-in-one K-8 toolkit for the lab specialist, classroom teacher and homeschooler, with a years-worth of simple-to-follow projects. Integrate technology into language arts, geography, history, problem-solving, research skills, and science lesson
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shows you how to teach this complicated but necessary topic. This lesson includes how to use it safely, how to determine credibility of information, and how to search strategically and capably. Designed for grades 3-6, it’s aligned with Common Core
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What's included in the Technology Research bundle: * Five step-by-step lessons, including sample projects, extensions for advanced students and troubleshooting tips * A brief summary of each project, including suggested grade level and
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This Google Apps lesson plan–How to Use Google Apps in Your Classroom–is a summary of the most popular tools in the Google Apps for Education and how you might use them in your class. Use the parts of the lesson plan throughout your school year, as
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What's included in the Google Earth bundle: * Five step-by-step lessons, including reproducibles, grading rubrics, sample projects, extensions for advanced students and troubleshooting tips * A brief summary of each project, including
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What's included in the PowerPoint bundle: * Five step-by-step lessons, including reproducibles, grading rubrics, sample projects, extensions for advanced students and troubleshooting tips * A brief summary of each project, including
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What's included in the Keyboarding bundle: * step-by-step lessons, including reproducibles, sample projects, extensions for advanced students and troubleshooting tips where relevant * A brief summary of each project, including suggested
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a bridge building project and lesson plan that supports science and engineering in your school. Designed for Middle School STEM/Tech programs and aligned with Common Core and ISTE, this lesson is largely student-directed, self-paced, using the free
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How to Use Debate in Your Classroom is a debate lesson plan–how to use debate in your school’s speaking and listening, research, and writing endeavors. Working in groups, students research opposite sides of an issue, then debate it in front of
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169 Real-World Ways to Put Tech Into Your Class Now provides 1) an overview of the tech topics most important to your teaching, and 2) practical strategies to address common classroom tech problems. Each tip is less than a page long--many only a
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How to Gamify Your Classroom uses simulations and education games to teach almost any inquiry imaginable. Designed for Middle School and aligned with Common Core and ISTE, this lesson is largely student-directed, self-paced, using mostly free online
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Holiday Projects is a student-tested collection of 16 holiday-themed projects for kindergarten through eighth grade using Word, Excel, Publisher, KidPix, TuxPaint, Web 2.0 tools and more. They're from the team of Ask a Tech Teacher technology
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What's included in the PhotoShop bundle: * Five step-by-step lessons, including sample projects, extensions for advanced students and troubleshooting tips * A brief summary of each project, including suggested grade level and prior
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What's included in the Learn Excel bundle: * Five step-by-step lessons, including reproducibles, grading rubrics, sample projects, extensions for advanced students and troubleshooting tips (where relevant) * A brief summary of each project,
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. I am the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. I am a Master Teacher, adjunct professor in tech ed, an Amazon Vine Voice, CAEP reviewer, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, and a weekly contributor to several education ezines. You can find more of my resources at Structured Learning.net.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Student-centered, student-directed, inquiry-driven lessons that encourage risk-taking and responsibility. I use the Socratic method to encourage independent thought and the transfer of learning to authentic situations

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Many for my blog, Ask a Tech Teacher; interviewed by national publications (such as WaPo and WSJ), published author of a tech thriller series (To Hunt a Sub and Twenty-four Days)

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BA in Russian, BA in economics, MBA, CA teaching credential, many tech-in-ed certificates

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Author of Building a Midshipman, the story of my daughter’s journey from high school to United States Naval Academy, the prehistoric fiction Born in a Treacherous Time, webmaster for blogs on tech ed and writing

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