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by Erin Deer I am seven years old and I am standing in the shade of our playground out in the school yard, holding a fat, rainbow colored pen. You know, those chunky plastic pens that were really popular in … Continue reading

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TSO: Responding to Reviews

This weekend the Pop Goes the Classroom Team was out in force at Leprecon-the annual science fiction/fantasy convention. We got to see some of our favorite people. One panel KellyAnn sat in on was for creators on responding to reviews. … Continue reading

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Get to Know Your Universe with :01(First Second)

by KellyAnn Bonnell Our friends at First Second publishing sent over a couple new books for us to look over and I have to say they are pretty cool. I’d like to introduce you to to Science Comics.    These … Continue reading

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Shield Theory

One of our colleagues shared this post with us and we felt, with all the conversations we’ve been having lately about trauma informed practice, it was an excellent tool to add to your toolboxes. Thanks Jim for such a great … Continue reading

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NYT Magazine: The Minecraft Generation

Our friend Dave Bolman over at the University of Advancing Technology turned us on to this great piece in the New York Times Magazine. Thanks Dave! THE MINECRAFTGENERATION How a clunky Swedish computer game is teachingmillions of children to master … Continue reading

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Minecraft Used to Teach Molecular Chemistry

This is a great piece that takes Minecraft beyond coding into other content areas. Check it out here.

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Pop Culture Case Study

Recently I stumbled on to a podcast that combines movies with psychological traits. This is the kind of information that can be really valuable when an educator is looking to ingrate popular culture into an existing theme. I hope you … Continue reading

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