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TRON/TRON Legacy 5 Disc DVD

In April, Disney released the TRON Legacy 3-D/TRON Collection. TRON was addressing net neutrality before the world knew what the net was. This combo pack is the perfect classroom tool to begin the conversation. Yes, I get that Legacy was … Continue reading

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Book Review: You Couldnt Ignore Me If You Tried, by Susannah Gora

I was going to write my own review of this book but then I read what Kirby Fields at PopMatters.com had to say and decided not to reinvent the wheel.  It’s screaming for a Media Integration Guide…yeah I know its … Continue reading

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Phoenix Comic Con was the Best!

Welcome to all the teachers we met at Phoenix Comic Con this year! I’ve done Pop Goes the Classroom at several conferences now and the presentation this weekend was the most exciting yet. It was an intimate group of fans … Continue reading

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These kids will change the world

Pop Goes the Classroom was created to help today’s educators find a way to make learning relevant to today’s youth. It’s about building real and meaningful connections. Pop culture defines a generation and using the artifacts from that generation helps … Continue reading

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Schoology

Another free learning management/secure social networking site for classrooms is Schoology. I recently ran across their site; and although I’ve had no experience with them I think they are worth consideration for those of you trying to find an safe … Continue reading

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Phoenix and San Diego Comic Cons

Infinite Spectrum Productions will be attending both the Phoenix Comic Con and San Diego Comic Con. In Phoenix, we’ll be sharing a table with the Mantecoza crew. Let us know if you’re interested in scheduling a meeting to talk about … Continue reading

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Arizona Gifted Association Conference

Today we presented Pop Goes the Classroom to Gifted and Talented Educators across Arizona. It was another standing room only presentation. Thank you for your kind reception today. As you scroll through the blog you will find resources for many … Continue reading

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First let me say thank you to Felicia Day for posting the link below on her twitter feed. It was great fun to read but then I got to thinking-What could be a better unit that Dickens, HG Wells, and … Continue reading

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Facebook, Twitter and The Two Branches of Social Media [OP-ED]

We cannot explore popular culture without understanding the nature of social media – Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, Bebo, Hi5. Before we can figure out their place in the educational world we have to understand their purpose. I particularly like this OP-ED … Continue reading

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Huh?

At the intersection, Pop Goes the Classroom is on the edge where traditional education meets the digital native learner. We empower teachers to become facilitators by embracing the tools of tomorrow ultimately creating meaningful learning experiences for a new generation. … Continue reading

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