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Aimee Bartis is a veteran teacher and an Educational Technology Specialist in Texas. Follow Aimee on Twitter @aimeegbartis or pluggedinedu.com.

Smart Review | Media Literacy in the K-12 Classroom

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Now more than ever, students must be taught how to be media literate, and after reading Frank Bakers "Media Literacy in the K-12 Classroom" I think teachers have exactly the resource they need to get started.

Sir Ken Robinson’s ‘Creative Schools’: Change We All Want & Deserve

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Sir Ken Robinson, with collaborator Lou Aronica, does what he does best in his latest book, Creative Schools. Robinson does an excellent job of highlighting what is going right in education, while asking questions about how we can do better.

How Essential Questions Drive Purposeful Learning

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Essential Questions promote student learning in a number of ways. When teachers use essential questions they model important skills to students and show them the types of questions they should be asking themselves.

Smart Review | Write Out Loud

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Write Out Loud is a must-have for high school students preparing to write college essays. In Write Out Loud, Barash walks you through her storytelling course. The book is divided into four parts: Find, Shape, Perform, and More Tools for Your Journey.

Smart Review | The Prize: Who’s in Charge of America’s Schools?

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In the fall of 2010, Mark Zuckerberg dropped himself smack in the middle of that debate. Appearing on the Oprah show with New Jersey’s Republican Governor Chris Christie and Newark’s Democratic Mayor Cory Booker, he announced a 100 million dollar ‘challenge grant’ for Newark. Did it work? That's the focus of Russakoff's new book.

Changes in the Student Brain: A Review of Age of Opportunity

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Age of Opportunity: Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence is a game changer in understanding the developing brain of millennials.

The Digital Citizenship Primer EVERY Student Needs: Become an iMature Student

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Become an iMature Student is an excellent book full of much needed information and recommend for Technology Directors, Technology Specialists and Teachers as a quick reference guide to what students need to know to be successful in todays digital age.

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