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About wmartin4

I’m a husband, father of three, fifth grade teacher, writer, blogger, guitarist, drummer, staff camp director, rogue tech trainer, and a watcher of sunsets. I write about many subjects, but I’m currently posting articles related to education and technology.

How to Place a Link on All Your Weebly Sites!

I just had a breakthrough on my classroom website. I am about to teach K-5 Technology Lab, so in order to stay organized I created a homepage on, with links to six other sites. For instance, the kindergarten page … Continue reading

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#LIVedChat-Start Connecting, Keep Connecting! Wednesdays at 9pm EST

A chat based on education, pre-K through 12+.  All are welcome to join, it is an open community.  We cover a wide range of educational topics, and occasionally (often) get off topic.  That is part of the fun of this … Continue reading

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Frayer Model-Vocabulary Study Google Doc!

I like to make technology and learning interactive.  While working on ideas for science vocabulary, I began thinking about using Frayer models.  I wondered, “Is there a way that students could collaborate on a digital version?”  Well here is my … Continue reading

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Get Writing! (Note to self)

Have you been overwhelmed and running crazy at work and school?  I know I have, but it’s time to get writing again.  Lot’s of exciting things are happening, I’ve been reading and learning tons from Nova Now, #MACUL14, and teacher … Continue reading

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11 Things

Thank you to Will Gourley (@WillGourley) and Todd Bloch (@blocht574) for nominating me in your posts.  What an honor to be mentioned in this way.  I enjoyed reading their posts and then double enjoyed responding.  Please check out their blogs … Continue reading

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Fostering A Love Of Reading

I love reading.  I didn’t always know this, as a child I was considered a good reader, however I rarely cracked a book I didn’t have too.  But books interested me, I loved to look at them and stroll through … Continue reading

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Writing With Mead on Write About This

When I get up in the morning, early, this is my time for reading books like Mindset or playing around with new apps and inspirations that my friends and PLN have passed on to me, or even things that I … Continue reading

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Make A Choose Your Own Adventure

There was quite a bit of cool stuff at the migoogle conference in Brighton, one of the things I was inspired to do was learn more about using Google Forms in the Classroom.  Kit Hard (@kithard) presented on forms (Click … Continue reading

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Educators: Check Out Twitter

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#Mindset13 Book Club

We are just about to begin our study of Mindset by Carol Dweck. All are welcome to participate and to add as much or as little as you feel comfortable. Feel free to chime in using the hashtag #mindset13 on … Continue reading

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