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I've been toying with this blog post for a while, trying to figure out exactly what I wanted to say. One thing that keeps coming to my own personal thoughts is the idea of "does my voice really matter"?  Do I have ideas that are...

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So this post has been mulling in my brain a lot lately.  This summer I've already been able to attend two amazing conferences, iPadPalooza and ISTE.  At both those conferences there was a focus on technology and bringing technology seamlessly into the classroom.  I learned...

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So I left ISTE 2013 today.  Man what an exciting, invigorating, exhausting, and somewhat life changing experience I had these past 5 days at ISTE.  Before I jump into my week I think it might be best if I give a little background information about...

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So yesterday was my first experience ever with ISTE (the international technology conference).  Now granted ISTE didn't start yesterday for "normal" people, but yesterday was when they held ISTE Unplugged, or the HackEd Conference.  It was very similar to an EdCamp model.  And man I...

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Well I am SO excited to announce a new endeavor I am undertaking with two of my friends; Stacey Huffine (@TechNinjaStacey) and Chris Kesler (@iamkesler).  It's a new podcast series called EduAllStars!At least twice a month (maybe more) we will be interviewing different people in...

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So school is officially over!!  Man it has been an incredible year.  There have been so many positive things that happened this year for me and my class.  I can't even begin to start thinking about them now!  But man did this last week really...

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Another eventful week!!Most of the week was spent on completing our Roller Coaster project.  This project had no real reason except to be fun at the end of the year.  About a month ago I told my students to start collecting toilet paper rolls, paper...

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The last two weeks have been a blast.First of all we've been working on our latest project; Bridge building!  I wanted a fun project that still involved some math so here's what we did...

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Wow, what a whirlwind weekend.  This weekend Waller hosted it's first ever EdCampWaller!  We had over 200 educators from all over Texas!!  Several of whom drove over 7 hours to be there.  To say that it was an incredible day is an understatement. The idea...

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Ok so I know I didn't blog last week! My bad!  What we did last week was that my fifth graders were given third grade TEKS (our state standards) by a 3rd grade teacher that the 3rd graders were low in.  My fifth graders created...

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