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Registration is OPEN for the MBEA conference (4/6)!

Registration is now OPEN for the 2018 conference! View the 2018 Conference Flyer for session information. Register by sending in the form with payment or online via Eventbrite! April 6, 2018 The Verve, Crowne Plaza Boston-Natick 1360 Worcester St Natick, MA 01760

One of my favorite projects – Copycat Magazine

Every year in Photoshop, I challenge my students to find a magazine cover layout (I have a collection of about 150 for them to choose from) that is more than just simple text and words. They have to evaluate the fonts (serif, sans serif, narrow, slab, script, etc.) to try to match them with free/open …

New Google Backup & Sync

What if I told you that you could back up every file on your computer or laptop to your Google Drive? Think about it…… You’re home, you realize you want to tweak your lesson plan for tomorrow based on today’s class discussion and you suddenly realize you left your laptop at work. If you’re anything …

MassCUE Fall Conference, 35th Anniversary Edition

What can I say about this year’s MassCUE conference? After over a year of planning, it was nothing short of amazing. I am the treasurer of the board of directors of MassCUE and may be a little biased, but I do think it was a spectacular event! From the inspiring speakers to the variety of …

Help save the Instructional Technology Specialist license!

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) will be proposing to eliminate the Instructional Technology Specialist teacher license currently issued under 603 CMR 7.00. Many of our MBEA members hold this license because instructional technology ties in so well with business education. Please help petition this change by sending a letter to Commissioner Mitchell …

Hashtags & Professional Development, Really?!

How many years have you been a teacher . . . is this your 20th year (wow, congrats!!), 10th year, 1st year (good luck!) How do you stay current with education topics, especially in our field of Business Education? No matter how long you have taught, staying current with what’s going on in Education and …

Celebrate Computer Science Education Week: Hour of Code!

From code.org: The Hour of Code is coming during Computer Science Education Week: December 5-11! Thank you for signing up to host an Hour of Code this year! You were among the first to register your event. Your support is helping this movement go even further—and the Hour of Code has already gone pretty far. …

60 Seconds

Though the statistics are staggering I have begun to think about the world my students are growing up in. The graphic above shares what people do online in 60 seconds! 60 seconds is the time it takes to microwave food, the amount of time my Mia face brush runs for, or could be the amount …

Webinar: The Rise of Ransomeware

As part of the free Webinar series offered by New England ISTE, please consider this opportunity: The Rise of Ransomeware: Three Critical Security Steps to Prevent an Outbreak Kaitlyn Lambert,Account Executive, Integration Partners Scott Brown, System Engineer, Palo Alto Networks Rob Rittgers, Account Manager, Palo Alto Networks Thursday, November 10th at 7:00 PM Registration

Webinar: Trends in K-12 Classroom E-Learning

As part of the free Webinar series offered by New England ISTE, please consider this opportunity: Digital Content Goes to School: Trends in K-12 Classroom E-Learning Thursday, October 27th at 7:00 PM Registration

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