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Digital Resources and Links
This I believe

"This I Believe" Guidelines

"This I Believe" Educator Guide

Rubrics and Guideline for "This I Believe..." podcasting

Podcasting in 5 Clicks*

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iPad Apps for Readers and Writers Workshop
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Running Records Calculator

Student Examples
Angie on Determination

Johanna on Death and Loss

"This I Believe..." Segments (Produced) from "This I Believe" website
Tony Hawk
A Pro Skateboarder talks about his pursuit of what he loved and still loves doing the most and how he has found success.

Finding Out What’s Under Second Base
Sports teaches us many useful lessons: how to be a team player, how to handle defeat, and how excellence comes with practice. Lex Urban learned a different lesson on his Little League ballfield–one he’s carried with him to this day as an attorney.

Doing Things My Own Way
Musician Bela Fleck has gained critical acclaim for moving the banjo from its traditional roots into jazz and classical genres. He believes figuring out how to do things his own may made that possible.

Unleashing the Power of Creativity and Intelligence
Bill Gates founded Microsoft on the dream of putting a computer in every home and office. He says he built his company on the belief that technology, creativity and intelligence can change the world.