Maps, Novels, and AI Assessments – The Week in Review

Good morning from Maine where the rain keeps coming down. It feels like it has been more than a week since we’ve seen the sun. That’s because it has been that long since we didn’t have a rainy day. We’re going a bit stir crazy, but our dogs are still having fun playing fetch regardless of the weather. That’s what I’ll be doing as soon as I finish writing this post. I hope that you have something fun to do this weekend too. 

These were the week’s most popular posts:
1. 57 Google Earth & Maps Tutorials for Teachers and Students

2. How to Use AI to Create Formative Assessments

3. The Effects of Talking to Yourself

4. Five Good Resources for Teaching and Learning About Copyright

5. New Microsoft Word Features to Note

6. Ten Ways to Use Adobe Express in School

7. 1,001 American Novels Mapped

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