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Molly Rupert

School Engagement Specialist
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5 Things We Learned at ISTE19

Posted by Molly Rupert on July 23, 2019

ISTE19 in Philadelphia has come and gone, but our team is still engaged in invigorating conversations as we process and share the awesome learning that occurred at the conference! Here are some of our learners' top takeaways.

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Topics: digital tools, resources, education

7 Tips for Implementing CS First in YOUR Classroom

Posted by Molly Rupert on May 21, 2019

Five-Star Technology Solutions is proud to be a Google for Education partner! Our integration team works with teachers from across the country, helping them implement CS First in their classrooms. We love meeting teachers and learning about how they incorporate computer science in their lessons! In this post, some of our trainers share their top piece of advice for teachers who are curious about trying CS First.

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Topics: Google, computer science

Google CS First: First Impressions from a Tech Integration Specialist

Posted by Molly Rupert on January 31, 2019

In this guest post, TIS Brooke Hall (@BrookeHallTIS) describes her first encounters with CS First by Google. Brooke attended a workshop to learn more about the curriculum and to discover ways to use the lessons with students.

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Topics: Google, education, teacher, computer science

Becoming a Google Certified Educator

Posted by Molly Rupert on January 18, 2019

Guest contributor Amber Anania (@msanania) is a 7th grade language arts teacher at Westfield Middle School who recently became a Google Certified Educator Level 1. In this post, she shares her experiences preparing for and taking the qualification exam.

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Topics: Google, lifelong learning, education, teacher

eCoaches: Here's why you need PyxisEdu!

Posted by Molly Rupert on October 19, 2018

Ah, the life of an eCoach. You are the cheerleader, the champion, the confidant, and the caretaker. At the beginning of the day, you're a hero for fixing a Kahoot crisis, but by lunch time, you're sorting through emails of frustration about the district's new LMS. Your day is a wild roller coaster ride of highs and lows, of twists and curves and near misses. Many of you were classroom teachers before stepping into this role, and you experience the same cycles of frustration and pride that you did in your own classrooms.

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Topics: professional development, education, pyxis, personalized learning

Is A Genius Hour Right For Your Classroom?

Posted by Molly Rupert on December 2, 2015

Blank stares - and then the barrage began...

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Topics: Integration Services