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Students having trouble with technology?

Students having trouble with technology?

Just because our students are digital natives doesn’t mean that they know everything about technology. One great place for students to get helpful tutorials is at GCFlearnfree.org.┬áThe Goodwill Community Foundation (yes, that Goodwill) offers user friendly help on everything from Google Apps to Microsoft Office to Twitter. It’s completely free to use and self-paced so that your students can learn more on their own time.


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First Day of Class Icebreakers

First Day of Class Icebreakers

The first day of class is a filled with nervous anticipation for me. I know that this is just one in a series of days, but making a good first impression can set your course in the right direction. One of the first things I like to tackle is creating a community of learners. I want them to be comfortable with one another and that starts by meeting each other. I do this by always starting with some type of icebreaker in the class.

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