23 Apr

Looking for a cover photo for the new Twitter layout?

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Have you switched to new Twitter profile page yet? We know how passionate you are about your profession, so we made these custom Twitter cover photos for the educators who love what they do and want to show the world.

Simply choose your favorite I AM [an educator] photo, right click, choose save as, then upload it to your Twitter profile. Enjoy!

23 Apr

Spring Cleaning Your Bookmarks -- Guest Blog Post

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Guest Blog Post by Maria Burnham, Library Media Specialist

In my last few posts, I've been sharing how to get your files a bit more organized.  I've covered how to clean up your Google Drive and I've also mentioned cleaning up your Downloads folder.  

Today, I want to talk about getting your bookmarks prepared for the end of the year.  If you have a large collection of bookmarks that are organized and valuable to you, it's important that you know how to have a back up copy of your bookmarks.

22 Apr

Report: The State of Video in Education

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Did you know that 90% of individuals believe that the use of video improves the learning experience? This is just one of several key findings in the recent Impact of Video in Education 2014 Report which was compiled from the recent responses of 550 K-12 and higher education professionals working in  IT, digital media, instructional design, senior administration and general faculty areas.
 
An announcement regarding the report stated:
22 Apr

NJ PD Partnership Enables Independent Learning for Educators

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For tech integration to be successful, it starts with the teacher. Atomic Learning recently partnered with NJ EXCEL to provide professional development to licensed teachers in NJ to further their education to become Principals and Administrators.

According to their website, NJ EXCEL (EXpedited Certification for Educational Leadership) is an innovative state-approved program that provides alternatives to the traditional graduate coursework required for supervisor certification and the master’s degree in educational administration that has been required for principal and school administrator certification.

21 Apr

Weekly Giveaway Winner - 4/21/14

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Congratulations to Louis Gephardt at Garrison Forest School in Owings Mills, MD, our Weekly Giveaway t-shirt winner!

Not sure what the Weekly Giveaway is? Log into Atomic Learning for your chance to win! New tutorials featured and winners each week so continue to stop back for your chance to win!

21 Apr

Infographic: A Historical Timeline of Earth Day and Green Awareness

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Looking for a way to talk about Earth Day in your classroom? This infographic posted on Living Green Magazine does a great job of showing the timeline of Earth Day. 

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