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Free Clipart You Can Customize for Classroom Projects
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Free Clipart You Can Customize for Classroom Projects

People who are enrolled in my Animated Explanations course this month have already learned that CoCoMaterial is one of my favorite new places to find free clipart drawings to use in classroom projects. CocoMaterial is an online library of nearly 2,500 clipart drawings that you can download and re-use for free. Unlike some similar sites, CocoMaterial doesn’t offer anything but…

Three YouTube Studio Features You Should Know How to Use
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Three YouTube Studio Features You Should Know How to Use

Before jumping to this week’s tip, I’ll remind you that 50 Tech Tuesday Tips is 20% off this week when you use this link. Whether for sharing instructional videos or for sharing videos of school events, YouTube is the most convenient option for most of us. In fact, it’s so convenient that even teachers who have told me…

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Over the last fifteen years I’ve helped thousands of teachers develop fun and meaningful ways to use technology to create better learning experiences for students of all ages. Take a course with me and discover new ways to use technology in your classroom.

Do you need a dynamic keynote speaker for your conference or school year kick-off? I combine a bit storytelling humor and my New England practicality to deliver keynotes like Using Technology to Bring Joy Into Your Teaching.

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You made it this far?! You must really like my site.

I love to ride bikes, ski, fish, and play with my kids. I occasionally ride in races like Unbound Gravel 200.

Ride bikes, be happy.

People who hear me speak often say, “has anyone ever told you that you sound like Ray Romano?”

Cartoon effect made with Canva.

With a background in history it’s only fitting that I live in an old house in a historic neighborhood.

Not my house.
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