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    Letter from the Editor – October

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    As an online community, Promethean Planet is all about sharing, be it the sharing of resources or the exchanging of knowledge. We're always encouraging members to share in the community by commenting on blogs, posting in the forums or engaging with...
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    Creativity in Teaching: Ideas for Comic Strips (Part 1)

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    So, I've been creating my own cartoon scenes lately. I've made them because sometimes I need to make a custom image to illustrate a specific idea when I'm writing about a topic. During this process, I've found some simple tools that I've...
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    Teaching Elementary Math and the Tricks Up My Sleeve

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    To learn more about the Planet Teachers' Lounge, please click here . I am a retired teacher. I have taught math and computers on the elementary and middle school levels for over 25 years. When I started there were very few computers in the schools...
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    Teaching Tips: Making any Lesson GREAT! (Part 1)

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    Great teaching takes more than a little planning. Equip yourself with strategies that engage all students and encourage mastery of any objective by following these top teaching tips from Planet Super User, Tabitha Savage.

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    Using ActivExpression with Young Children

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    Are you looking for advice on how to introduce classroom clickers, such as ActivExpression, to young students? Early Years Practitioner, Lorraine Munro, is here to help with hints and tips on using the handsets with younger children, picked up from her own experiences in the classroom.

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    Mathematics Apps: Value or, More Importantly, Accuracy for Money?

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    Serge Tasic has been tracking down mathematics apps suitable for young children, but finding apps that provide opportunity for exploration and learning from experience has not been an easy job! In his latest blog post, Serge shares his findings and opens a debate on how such apps should be quality controlled.

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    10 Creative and Quick Classroom Assessments

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    In order to know what to teach, we need to know what our students understand. Formative assessments are a crucial part of every successful lesson. Get your students thinking about the objective with these formative assessment ideas from Planet Super User, Tabitha Savage.

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    Active in Action 1: Getting to Grips with an Active Classroom

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    Secondary teacher Caroline Marshall explores the concept of the "Active Classroom". Caroline shares how she's been using technology (including Promethean's ActivClassroom solutions) to promote student and teacher engagement, turning her own classroom into an active learning environment.

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    Get Your Geeky on: Mashup of HTML in a Flipchart!

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    Now that ActivInspire includes the functionality to embed HTML into flipcharts, a whole world of possibilities has opened up. But it's also left a lot of educators asking questions, such as "What does embedding HTML mean?" "How does it work?" and even "What is HTML?" Never fear, Lisa Dubernard has been investigating and her latest blog post aims to answer all these questions and more!

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    Inspiring the digital natives with ActivExpression

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    To coincide with the ActivExpression feature currently on Planet, I took time out to catch up with an ActivExpression enthusiast, Lynne Harvey, a fourth grade teacher from Monterey Ridge Elementary School in San Diego, California. Lynne's blog article...
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