Mary Beth Hertz

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Tags Technology Integration
March 16, 2011

One reason why I love blogging is the chance to get a variety of responses to my ideas and thoughts. A reader of my last post commented:

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Tags Technology Integration
February 25, 2011

Just a few posts ago I provided a list of some of my favorite education books. One of them was ...

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Tags New-Teacher Support
February 14, 2011

In conversations with educators in the lower grades, I often find that there is a sense of frustration or even fear in bringing technology into the classroom. These emotions have nothing to do with a fear or frustration with technology itself. In fact, many of these educators WANT to...

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Tags Technology Integration
January 20, 2011

We had some wonderful submissions for the first-ever lesson contest and the votes are in. First of all, I want to thank the 7 wonderful teachers who submitted lessons. Educators are always looking for inspiration, and I'm sure your lessons have inspired Edutopia readers around the globe.

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Tags Technology Integration
January 6, 2011

Last week I asked for readers to submit lessons that integrate technology for a chance to win a copy of Steven Johnson's new book, Digital Tools for Teaching. We had seven entries, and now it...

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Tags Technology Integration
December 22, 2010

So it's time for a little healthy competition here at the Elementary Technology Integration blog.

I have a brand new copy of Steve Johnson's new book, Digital Tools for Teaching: 30 E-tools for...

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Tags New-Teacher Support
December 2, 2010

It's the holiday season, which means, once the eating and entertaining is over, many of us will have some free time on our hands. If you want to spend some of that time snuggling up with a great book, here are some books that I have read (or re-read) in the past year or so that have influenced...

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Tags Teacher Leadership
November 15, 2010

This is the final post in a four-part series on running an edcamp unconference. You can find links to the previous posts at the end of this post.

Once you've taken care of all of the important things like securing a venue, finding sponsorship and assembling a team, there are...

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Tags Teacher Leadership
October 28, 2010

This is the third post of a four-part series about planning and running an edcamp unconference. You can read the first post, Introduction to edcamp and Taking Care of the "Big Stuff...

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Tags Teacher Leadership
October 15, 2010

This is the second post of a four-part series about planning and running an edcamp unconference. You can read the first post, Introduction to edcamp here.

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