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I was going through my google reader and reading all of the blogs I am keeping tabs on. I found an interesting entry about a school going paperless for a whole day on earth day. This is such a great contribution and a wonderful idea! But what are the teachers going to do for the day with their students then? Well they could watch an educational video, or do powerpoint presentations. They could also use their technology on this day. Technology can be very useful and paperless! Students can collaborate with one another using google docs, or they could look up research for a paper. These are just a couple of ideas, teachers could also do a review day and make a jeopardy powerpoint to help review! I feel as if going paperless in your classroom is a wonderful to be forced to use different technologies to assist you in your teaching! I feel as though students need a break from doing the same old thing over and over again. Don't get me wrong, I think routines are also very important, but it is nice to shake things up every now and then! So why not help out our environment by not using any paper on earth day? I think as teachers we do not realize how much paper we use and have our students use every day. This could be challenging, but we are intelligent people, we can definitely come up with one lesson plan where we do not have to use paper! What do you think about this?