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Dear Readers and Teachers,

Thanks for stopping by. I’d like to recommend the following posts for parents and educators. Please let me know which one you like the best.

Thanks!

Bringing Your Textbook to Life! 15+ Tips & Resources : Teacher Reboot Camp

Shelly Terrell’s (@ShellTerrell) post has some great ideas to make textbooks more interactive for your students, including: polling, mini ebooks, concept maps, and more. Click the link to read her post.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G/Wi-Fi Review by Scott Hanselman

I have to agree with Scott (@shanselman); the Kindle Paperwhite may not be an “improvement” on the old Kindle 3G. I’m still in love with my Kindle 3G, especially its text-to-speech capability which I believe is a necessary feature for those with vision impairments. Cutting the text-to-speech feature and the physical buttons is a false move on Amazon’s part; they shouldn’t ignore the segment of the population that needs these features. Click the link to read his review.

25 Best Pinterest Boards in Education Technology by Always Prepped

This post has the links for 25 Pinterest Boards centered around Education Technology. Great resource for any educator.

Best wishes for a great week!

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About the Author

Kathrese McKee started life as a Systems Engineer at EDS, spent time in real estate, taught middle grade Reading and ESL in Texas, and settled down to blog and write speculative fiction for Young Adults.

As a teacher, she fell in love with books written for Teens and Young Adults. Her favorite books are “coming of age” stories about young people on the difficult road of self-discovery.

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