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Tip of the Week

02.21.2020

We think all teachers should be using Twitter to grow their PLNs, learn, and share - here are some easy tips on how to get started! Get going and follow us today!

o2.14.2020

Happy Valentine's Day! We 😍😍😍 any tech tips that let us organize the waaaaay to many tabs we always have open! Use the "pin tab" trick  to keep things open but a little less...right there...all the time!

02.07.2020

Did you know that you can make a new document, sheet, form, whatever without going to your Google Drive and selecting new? Yep! Just type docs.new, sheets.new, forms.new, slides.new, whatever you want into the address bar in your browser and voila!

01.31.2020

Does anyone else love choose you own adventure stories? This tutorial from Ditch That Textbook teaches you how to make (and teach your students to make) amazing adventures with choices - plus there are hundreds of other templates, tutorials, and resources!

01.24.2020

Do you ever visit websites with links that you need to copy and paste? Time consuming, right? That's where Google Link Grabber comes in - it's a free Chrome extension that lets you grab, group, and copy links from any web page easily and quickly! Check it out!

01.17.2020

Do you ever visit websites with links that you need to copy and paste? Time consuming, right? That's where Google Link Grabber comes in - it's a free Chrome extension that let's you grab, group, and copy links from any web page easily and quickly! Check it out!

01.10.2020

Did you know you (and your students) can easily create charts from Google Sheets? Just select the column you want to use for data, then go to Insert > Chart and there it is! You  can then edit your chart right there!

01.03.2020

Accidentally close a tab you really needed to not close? No problem! Just press Ctrl + Shift + T to reopen your most recently closed tab (Cmd + Shift + T on Macs)!

 

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Teacher Feature

02.21.2020

Our Teacher Feature this week is Kelly Douglas, longtime friend of Lausanne Learning and Fifth Grade Language and Literature teacher at Lausanne Collegiate School! Not only is she an amazing teacher, she is also the teacher founder of Lynx4REarth, a student-run business whose purpose is to reduce, reuse, recycle, and re-purpose materials that can harm our planet. Her students have raised almost $4000 for local charities over the past three years! We love what she does to help students make the world a better place for us all! Thank you Kelly, for all you do!

o2.14.2020

Our Teacher Feature this week is Julie Cooper, longtime friend of Lausanne Learning and Middle School Learning Specialist at Lausanne Collegiate School! Julie went with us to Creating a Culture of Belonging and co-presented on Building a School Culture of Mindfulness with Greg Graber, which was awesome enough, but she also made some amazing teacher AND student connections at the House System panel! Julie always goes above and beyond, and is an amazing educator! Thank you Julie, for all you do!

02.07.2020

Our Teacher Feature this week is Joy Stephens, longtime friend of Lausanne Learning and Lower School Learning Specialist at Lausanne Collegiate School! Joy is a delight to work with always, but this week, she traveled to her first Lausanne Learning conference in Dallas and she ROCKED it! In addition, she does amazing work with teachers in Belize, is a fantastic educator, and is calm under pressure (which she had plenty of helping us with conference logistics this week!). Thank you Joy, for all you do!

01.31.2020

Our Teacher Feature this week is Heather Fifer, longtime friend of Lausanne Learning and 3rd science and social studies teacher at Farmington Elementary School in Germantown, TN! Heather is an enthusiastic teacher and learner, building her PLN on Twitter and taking advantage of PD opportunities throughout the year. Thanks, Heather, for all you do!

01.24.2020

Our Teacher Feature this week is Todd Cowden, 10th Grade Graphic Design II/Spanish I Teacher at Village Tech Schools! Todd is a longtime friend of Lausanne Learning, and has presented many times on creative thinking, problem-solving, and school culture. He just published a new blog post on embracing problems, and he'll be presenting on encouraging creativity and learning to love problems at Creating a Culture of Belonging! Todd is also a great person to talk to about history, technology, and education, and we're so lucky to have him in our community! Thanks, Todd, for all you do!

01.17.2020

This week, we're featuring a friend of ours from Trinity Preparatory School in Florida, Mike Hopkins! Mike is a history teacher AND learner, and is on Twitter asking for recommendations for books, film clips, and resources for his classes - and getting great responses! - in an awesome display of utilizing his teacher network. Mike's presenting at Dare to Design in March - make sure to follow him on Twitter and sign up for his session at the conference! Thanks, Mike, for all you do!

01.10.2020

John Weaver, longtime friend of Lausanne Learning and coach and government teacher at Madison-Ridgeland Academy, started the fourth season of his podcast, The Culture Classroom, last week! John is an amazing teacher whose focus on culture in the classroom is changing lives! He'll be presenting at Creating a Culture of Belonging in February - make sure to follow him on Twitter and Soundcloud! Thanks, John, for all you do!

01.03.2020

Dr. Luanne Sailors, longtime friend of Lausanne Learning and Lower School Learning Specialist at Lausanne Collegiate School, launched a new website for Sign Tribe this week! We love her easy-to-follow sign language videos and her enthusiasm for sharing sign language with everyone - thanks, Luanne, for all you do!

 

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