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Saturday, December 31, 2016

The Week in Review

Good evening and Happy New Year from Maine. I'm celebrating the New Year by taking some cold medicine and going to bed early. I took some time off this week and immediately caught a miserable. cold. So miserable that I didn't even go skiing after we had a massive 22" snowfall on Thursday night. Hopefully, you have had a better holiday vacation week than I did.



Here are this week's most popular posts:
1. Two Ways to Visually Show Classroom Noise - Best of 2016
2. Blogging Platforms for Teachers Compared and Ranked - Best of 2016
3. 10 Sites and Apps for Vocabulary and Spelling Practice - Best of 2016
4. Kahoot Adds a Team Mode - Best of 2016
5. 15 Tools for Teaching History With Technology - Best of 2016
6. Great Tools for Creating Screencasts - Best of 2016
7. 5 Tips for New Chromebook Users - Best of 2016

Join me on Wednesday afternoon for Google Forms & Sheets for Beginners. If you're a history teacher, join me on January 9th for the start of Teaching History With Technology

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