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

4 Chrome Apps for Student Creation

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Chromebooks are gaining ground. Amazon reported that Chromebooks were two of the top three best sellers this past Christmas. The good news is that you don’t have to have a Chromebook to use the powerful Chrome web browser. Chrome offers extensions and apps that are added right into the browser. There are many wonderful apps and extensions that will help you be more organized and make online life easier.

Teacher to Teacher: 7 Steps for Integrating Technology

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You’ve attend district and campus staff development. You understand some of what the district’s chosen device can do. It’s time to get started.

Surviving the Holidays, New Teacher Advice

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Ask for help - you have parents that want to help in your classroom, many are just waiting to be asked. If you are feeling overwhelmed, send out an email or Remind 101 text asking for help. Be specific about what you need and when you need it. Parents will come through.

Be the Keurig

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You have the same power in your classroom and in your building. You can change the way a student feels about school. We all have a teacher we will remember forever. Is he or she the reason you are an educator?

Congratulations! You Survived the 1st Grading Period

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I asked my PLN (personal learning network) what they wish they had known that first grading period. Here’s some things to consider as you continue your awesome work in the second grading period.

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