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What You Might Have Missed in October–What’s up in November

Here are the most-read posts for the month of October, including:

  1. Freebie for history teachers
  2. Digital Citizenship Week
  3. 100+ Digcit websites
  4. Assistive technology tools for writing
  5. Dyslexia Awareness Month
  6. Bully Prevention Month
  7. Exercises to Strengthen Fingers for Keyboarding
  8. Teacher Tech Training is Critical
  9. HS Curricula and Career Education
  10. Websites to Explain Elections

Here’s a preview of what’s coming up in November:

  • Choosing the right Computer Science specialization
  • Free Hour of Code Lesson Plans
  • National STEM/STEAM Day
  • Tech Tips
  • Apps for Curious Students
  • Thanksgiving Break!


What You Might Have Missed in August–What’s up in September

Here are the most-read posts for the month of August:

  1. Tech Ed Resources–Coaching
  2. How to Thank a Teacher
  3. Benefits of a Short Course
  4. Notetaking and Study Apps
  5. Free Keyboarding Posters
  6. Essential Tech Tools for History Class
  7. Habits of Mind
  8. Which Digital Device Should I Use
  9. Lessons Learned my First 5 Years of Teaching
  10. Incorporate Podcasting Into Your Curriculum

Here’s a preview of what’s coming up in September:

  • More Free Posters
  • 8 Tips to Become Tomorrow’s Teacher
  • Apps for Curious Students
  • Fall Websites
  • How to Evaluate Apps


What You Might Have Missed in July–What’s up in August

Here are the most-read posts for the month of July:

  1. 9 Ways to Add Tech to your Lessons Without Adding Time to Your Day
  2. Tech Ed Resources–Lesson Plans
  3. 25 Websites for Lesson Planning
  4. Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Keyboard Curriculum
  5. 40 Websites to Teach Keyboarding
  6. EdTech’s Top Blogs to Follow–Yep, We’re On It
  7. Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship
  8. We Landed on the Moon July 20 1969
  9. HS Financial Training Classes
  10. Here’s How to Get Started with Ask a Tech Teacher
  11. The Case for PDFs in Class Revisited

Here’s a preview of what’s coming up in August:

  • What to know before studying abroad in the US
  • How to showcase your skills when applying for your first job
  • Tech Ed Resources–online classes
  • Tech Ed Resources–Mentoring and coaching
  • Free posters
  • Habits of Mind


What You Might Have Missed in January–What’s up in February

Here are the most-read posts for the month of January

  1. Public Domain Day and Happy New Year!
  2. How to Change the Dynamics of Peer-to-peer Learning with Tract
  3. Top 10 Hits and Misses for 2021
  4. Ready To Go Back To School? 7 Fun Lesson Ideas To Start The New Year
  5. 4 (free) Posters About Reading
  6. Practices of Tech-savvy Teachers
  7. 23+ Websites on Animals
  8. 5 YouTube Features for Teachers
  9. Google Earth Lesson Plans
  10. How Minecraft Teaches Reading, Writing and Problem Solving

Here’s a preview of what’s coming up in February:

  • Groundhog Day
  • World Read Aloud Day
  • Simulations as a Teaching Strategy
  • Grading Practices
  • 3D Printing Websites
  • Tech Tips
  • Valentine’s Day Online Resources
  • Free Posters
  • The Metaverse and Education
  • President’s Day Activities
  • Teacher Training: Model Teaching
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day
  • Instagram: A Student Vehicle for Social Change


Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. She is an adjunct professor in tech ed, Master Teacher, webmaster for four blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, and author of the tech thrillers, To Hunt a Sub and Twenty-four Days. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.