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Increasing Participation with Decreasing Attention Spans

It is often a challenge to provide students the environment to embrace learning a new concept or solving difficult problems when attention spans tend to be decreasing. Many of you may already be tired of reading this. Teachers are faced daily with factors out of their control that can impact classroom instruction. Developing an architecture of active participation is key to student success. Educators must adapt to keep students moving in the right direction. These two articles can provide food for thought.


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iPad Training Series Begins

A new iPad training series will begin on November 15th from 3:30-5:30 pm. Some sessions will be conducted online so you can join in from the comforts of home or your own classroom. Please join me for any or all of these sessions in the coming weeks. Click here to see the schedule of sessions. Space is limited so sign up today in Eduphoria Workshop. https://taylor.schoolobjects.com

JP's Top 3 Online Tools

Here are my top 3 online tools this week that are great for any subject or grade.

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Must-See Presentation Apps

Here are some free presentation apps you should check out for your classroom.


STaR Charts Due Soon!

Please remember to complete your STaR Chart survey no later than November 16th. This survey is critical for technology funding each school year. This video below will help with the process.


http://starchart.epsilen.com

Taylor ISD STaR Chart Directions.mp4