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October 30, 2013

Wunderlist: A School Leader Goes Digital

Kate S., a new school leader in Colorado, is a longtime Together Teacher friend. We go back almost a decade! I love hearing all of Kate’s stories about founding her new school, buying supplies and materials, and supporting teacher…

October 25, 2013

Video Tour! Reuse & Recycle!

Meet Stephanie, a second year elementary school teacher in Washington, DC. Last week I had the privilege of spending time in her classroom. One thing I marveled at was how much thought Stephanie put in to ensuring that her teaching materials…

October 22, 2013

Grading: Let’s Make It Faster, Stronger

Whatever your thoughts are on Kanye, the man writes a catchy lyric. . . Now that that don’t kill me, can only make me stronger… How dorky is it to admit that his rap makes me think of grading? Particularly for secondary teachers. . . Insert…

October 17, 2013

The Together Student: Part 2, Student Planners

To plan or not to plan? Oh, c’mon, who are we kidding? We are always pro-planning over here at Together Teacher! Last week we talked about student binders. Now it’s time to hit student planners! Does your school provide planners to students?…

October 15, 2013

Google Drive: Collaborate and Conserve!

We’ve spent a little time talking about Dropbox. We are into Dropbox. But we are ALSO into Google Drive. Depending on your purpose and needs, Google Drive may even be better than Dropbox for document collaboration, real-time pushout of…