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Jaime and Glen Create EDventures

Posted Date: 10/20/2017

Jaime and Glen know that there are great things happening in schools all over the state. But those stories seldom are heard by anyone outside of the classroom where those great things took place. So

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Math Stations? What are Math Stations?

Posted Date: 10/10/2017

Renee Smith is an elementary and middle school mathematics specialist at ESSDACK where she facilitates courses around instructional pedagogy aligned to the Common Core Standards. She also assists

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Teaching the US States? How about a little PBL-spiration?

Posted Date: 10/13/2017

It’s been a bit since I’ve posted a PBL idea and I ran across a series of .gifs today that were US state flags, reimagined and redesigned. Well! How cool! I figured if there were several .gifs,

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Use Edji and Emjois to Improve Literacy and Historical Thinking Skills

Posted Date: 10/10/2017

Glenn Wiebe writes at History Tech, a site dedicated to social studies best practice and tech integration. In today’s post, he shares ways to integrate emojis into your instructional design. (And

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It's All About the Who and the Do

Posted Date: 09/22/2017

Robi Alstrom is one of our Literacy consultants who writes and posts at the Literacy Leaders site. She also the author of the recently published book titled A Grammar Journey Beyond Worksheets. The

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3 Ways to Manage Stress on the Go

Posted Date: 09/22/2017

Rachel Thalmann and other ESSDACK consultants write at the Inspired Leadership. Today Rachel shares her thoughts on dealing with stress.   It’s midweek and you’re back into the perpetual grind.

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No $ for a Field Trip? No Problem! Try Field Trip Exchanges$

Posted Date: 09/22/2017

Ginger Lewman posts at her LifePractice blog. And it’s always great stuff. Today? it’s Virtual Fieldtrips.   It’s that time of year here across the US where classrooms are gathering brown bagged

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“Somebody Wanted But So” Makes Your Kids Smarter

Posted Date: 09/22/2017

Glenn Wiebe posts at his History Tech blog. Today he’s writing about a great summarizing tool. I’ve been spending a ton of time this summer working with groups around the country, helping

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The Duck Diary is our chance to pass on their stories, ideas, and tools that can help you prepare your learners for their future.