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About Mr. Matt Cook

Science and Social Studies are my life. When I am not teaching I am doing something with the Fam. I am always looking to learn a new story about history or a new discovery something new in Science. I like to travel from coast to coast and see as much of this world as I can before it gets dark- from John Muir. I also try to make time to play some guitar with my friends when I can 2008-2009 I jumped head first into technology and help lead fresh and innovative ideas on how to better use mobile devices in the classroom at the time it seemed ground breaking and maybe it was. I won some awards, wrote some lessons, had a radio interview, someone made a documentary about what we had done. Bottom line as I leaned that technology is here to stay and a large part of the lives of our school children today. I also learned it does not solve all the problems. Students must still know how to operate when the "lights go out” They also need to know proper ways to interact with others and need to get outside. Texas Bragging Rights Award in 2010 The articles http://kellermobile.wordpress.com/ http://www.innovations-report.com/html/reports/information_technology/project_cell_phones_computers_classroom_127021.html http://www.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=3751073 http://cellphonesinlearning.blogspot.com/2009/03/cell-phones-in-learning-radio-show-wed_25.html http://www.educationworld.com/a_tech/tech/tech248.shtml http://www.educationworld.com/a_tech/tech/tech248.shtml
Matt Cook's Badges

Edmodo Awarded - 22

  • First Edmodo User at School

    First Edmodo User at School

    Be the first teacher at your school to join Edmodo

  • Community Member

    Community Member

    Follow two subject area communities

  • Class Builder

    Class Builder

    Have at least 30 students join your groups

  • Connected

    Connected

    Connect with at least 10 teachers on Edmodo

  • Librarian

    Librarian

    Achieve 100 views of content you have shared on Edmodo

  • Class Builder

    Class Builder

    Have at least 30 students join your groups

  • Publisher Collaborator

    Publisher Collaborator

    Follow a publisher community

  • Connection Hub

    Connection Hub

    Connect with at least 20 teachers on Edmodo

  • Community Member

    Community Member

    Follow two subject area communities

  • Community Member

    Community Member

    Follow two subject area communities

  • Community Member

    Community Member

    Follow two subject area communities

  • Class Builder

    Class Builder

    Have at least 30 students join your groups

  • EdmodoCon 2012 Attendee

    EdmodoCon 2012 Attendee

    Attended EdmodoCon 2012

  • EdmodoCon 2013 Attendee

    EdmodoCon 2013 Attendee

    Attended EdmodoCon 2013

  • Class Builder

    Class Builder

    Have at least 30 students join your groups

  • Verified Teacher

    Verified Teacher

    Verify your teacher account

  • Profile Complete

    Profile Complete

    Your profile is complete, great job!

  • Class Builder

    Class Builder

    Have at least 30 students join your groups

  • Class Builder

    Class Builder

    Have at least 30 students join your groups

  • Class Builder

    Class Builder

    Have at least 30 students join your groups

  • Subdomain User

    Subdomain User

    Belong to your school's Edmodo subdomain

  • Class Builder

    Class Builder

    Have at least 30 students join your groups

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