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From Katie Sullivan and via our own @hennesss: “Look at this cool way to use iMovie for kids to be able to introduce themselves during the first few days of school: Each student creates one of these with a series clues and then reveals him or her self at the end. So neat!” Anyone interested […]

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Our inaugural Code Camp is in some great company this morning over at 7Days: Ruby Course, Conference and Camp Coming Soon. It’s great to see such strong support for learning to code in the community. 21st century educations ftw! If you haven’t signed up for Code Camp yet, you’re in luck: we opened up a […]

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In September of 2009, Sarah, the 9 year-old daughter of our keynote speaker posted a 90-second YouTube response to President Obama’s speech to US students. This video “went viral” and currently has over 190,000 views. In May 2010, a 6th grader in our keynote presenter’s hometown attracted the attention of Ellen Degeneres with his YouTube […]

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Phoebe Slater teaches 7th grade at one of our partner schools, Peoples Academy Middle Level, over on her blog, Slaterspace, she compares traditional lesson plans with those incorporating iPads: Using Skitch, students could take a picture of their work and mark up or comment on their or someone else’s writing. Using some other PDF reading […]

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Montpelier’s U32 students did an amazing job crafting this documentary about school consolidation issues in Vermont. A fantastic example of using technology to engage with community issues. Highly recommended.  

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