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Tech Thursday: Try Learnist, the Pinterest for Educators

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, May 24, 2012 - 4:46am

Starting today, I'm launching a regular blog feature: Tech Thursdays. Every Thursday morning I will profile a tech tool or site useful to educators. Learnist is a new site that piqued my attention because it's...

Teachers are using Pinterest with Common Core

Pinterest and Common Core

Heather Neal - Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 11:22am

I know a lot of us are using Pinterest, but in the event that you haven’t yet experienced it (because it is an experience), here’s a brief explanation: Pinterest is a way to organize the internet. That’s it. It’s...

Use Pinterest to find and share Common Core boards.

Three Common Core Pinterest Boards to Repin

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, August 2, 2012 - 6:51am

In an earlier post, Heather Neal talked about using Pinterest to organize what you like on the internet, particularly subjects dealing with the Common Core. (By the way, if you are not on Pinterest yet? It’s pretty...

The Southern Education Desk is on Pinterest

Yun Mi Park - Tuesday, August 21, 2012 - 4:52am

Pinterest was all the craze when it began gaining popularity – pin pictures, links, recipes and products to a virtual board to come back to later. Genius! Oh, and you can share pins and boards with friends and...

Tech Thursday: How to Connect Your iPad to Your Interactive White Board

Heather Neal - Friday, September 21, 2012 - 5:10am

Pinterest strikes again! Yet again I found something fun, easy, and exciting on Pinterest. This time, it wasn’t a recipe or a fall craft activity, though. I found a quick, simple, easy tutorial on connecting your...

Five Favorite Halloween Foods and Fun from Pinterest

Heather Neal - Friday, October 12, 2012 - 9:30am

Fall is our favorite time of year at our house! My "Fall" pinboard is almost as crowded as my "Favorite Recipes" pinboard, which, take my word for it, is a busy place. It was a challenge to pick my top 5 favorites to...

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Holiday Traditions: Crafts

Heather Neal - Monday, December 10, 2012 - 5:04am

When “it’s the thought that counts” meets “times are tough,” a natural result is the homemade gift. Personally, I sincerely enjoy a thoughtful, homemade gift and am eager to make thoughtful, homemade gifts for others...

It's Teacher Appreciation Week!

Good Gifts for Teacher Appreciation Week

Heather Neal - Monday, May 6, 2013 - 8:03am

It’s teacher appreciation week. Sadly, weeks still start with Mondays and I’m not the organized mom, so my kid’s teacher will have to be treated on a day that isn’t a Monday. Since I feel I’m likely not alone in this...

Good Gifts for Mother’s Day

Heather Neal - Friday, May 10, 2013 - 8:16am

We blogged earlier about gifts for teachers, which got a great response, so we’re doing it again for moms. (Hint: Mother’s Day is Sunday. If you haven’t planned for that yet, you are officially crunched for time.)...

Good Gifts for Teachers – End of the Year Gifts

Heather Neal - Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 11:50am

I have friends who contribute to a class gift, organized by a “room mom.” While that does seem simple, it’s not the way my kids’ class functions, so we’re on our own for end-of-year gifts. Because I work full-time, I...

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