Monthly Archives: May 2010


I have been a skeptic of the awesomeness of Apple’s iPad. A great quote from Twitter summed up my feelings: “I have an iPad nano aka an iPod Touch.” I regret I don’t remember who said it. Of course some … Continue reading

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Easy, quick, awesome tool – perfect for quick experimentation on a Saturday. Butns allows you to hyperlink a single word/phrase but give the reader multiple choices of what to do with the link. Since I keep a daily class blog, … Continue reading

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PD: Free is Good

Nothing is worse (or almost nothing is worse) than sitting through a boring professional development session where the guest speaker is paid a lot of money but their message affects relatively few teachers. It is especially tragic when there are … Continue reading

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Facebook Privacy

I’ve had a Facebook account since college, when it was only for colleges and everything was relatively private. The priorities and audience for Facebook has definitely shifted. Now the privacy settings are numerous and almost meant to trap the user … Continue reading

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2010 Whiteboard Challenge

As I was researching ideas for having my own IWB this year, I remember seeing what others had accomplished last year. I am excited to challenge myself to learn more. There is more information on the Whiteboard Blog as well … Continue reading

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Another Useful List

… of useful tools (including a website of random lists). Everyone has there own list of useful web 2.0 tips/sources for teachers; this presentation is Simon Ward’s list. The injection of humor and random technology facts made the presentation unique. … Continue reading

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