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Using Bing in the Classroom

Bing in the Classroom offers a variety of resources to help educators teach digital literacy skills—but the lesson doesn’t end in the classroom. Parents and teachers can take 10 minutes every day with kids to explore the web through a big, beautiful image of the day.
Bing in the Classroom lesson plans promote digital literacy and critical thinking in fun, short activities that align with the common core and are written by teachers we know and love. Check your Microsoft Education Network site for lesson plans here
Bing also offers amazing research tools for students and your school can gain rewards for Surface tablets just by sharing Bing Rewards for Schools with parents. Look for flyers in your mailboxes!!
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Join the Hour of Code December 8 - 14, 2014

What do we dream for our students future? Inventing something cool? Helping the environment? Creating their own business? Whatever it is, chances are that coding can help bring it to life. Through coding, they can make apps, games, products, and more. The following website offer easy ways to get your students involved. Everyone starts somewhere, so take your first step and do your #hourofcode today!
Here are a couple of great sites to get you started
YouthSpark and Code.Org

5 Cool Things You Can Do with OneNote

Click here for a great blog post on five cool things to do in One Note!
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