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High School Science Teacher Dickson, TN

Why Should You Broadcast Your Class Live? Parents, Students, Admin, You! -http://wp.me/p17e1J-6o

Broadcast your class live every day, every period, all day. Benefit #1 – Parents can tune in and see what their child is doing. Benefit #2 – Students who are sick at home can still learn while laying in bed, … Continue reading

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New Plans for #SciStuChat (http://wp.me/p17e1J-6j)

Hey all. It has been a good break but this Thursday we are ready to get a new school year of discussions between Scientists and High School Students started. At 9 pm EDT Thursday, Sept. 11 we will discuss the … Continue reading

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Vine, Instagram, Twitter… Oh My! It is not about the app, it is about the ways students can demonstrate learning with the app

“There isn’t a ‘PG’ rated app that an educator can’t turn into a learning tool” – ZALT I wish I was able to remember how I was first introduced to @VineApp – a smartphone app that allows users to make and … Continue reading

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I am Smiling Big! —(http://wp.me/p17e1J-5y)

Part 1 As you can see, I am smiling! For those who follow me on Twitter, you likely already know why. TWITTER WAS UNBLOCKED IN MY DISTRICT in the early part of March. Connecting students with scientists or other professionals … Continue reading

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Outreach through Science Conferences

Thanks to Twitter and the scientists I follow, connecting to science conferences is easier than ever. In fact many conferences would be unknown to the public accept through Twitter. Thankfully, many scientists are embracing social media and are live tweeting … Continue reading

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The Easiest Out-Reach You Will Ever Do.

Outreach is easy right? Actually, it can be. Most financial advisors will encourage individuals to diversify their portfolio. So why not diversify your scientific outreach? Many scientists already do. So what are you doing the 2nd Thursday of each month … Continue reading

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#WeirdSci Part 2: #WeirdInverts (http://wp.me/p17e1J-56)

Last month we had fun with #WeirdSci and #WeirdBugs. Check out the storify of last months #weirdsci. http://storify.com/2footgiraffe/weirdsci-week-weirdbugs This month we are checkin-out #WeirdInverts. We need a couple definitions though. By inverts of course we mean invertebrates or animals without a … Continue reading

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