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Pre-ISTE Insight

A conference like ISTE requires a high level of mental preparation. I find that explaining my process to the world gets me ready. I hated not knowing what to expect nor what to pack for my first ISTE, also in Philadelphia, so … Continue reading

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Implementing iAnything (pad, pod touch, phone)

I have read many articles and blog posts, but this post has provided the greatest understanding of the needs for a successful program. Most suggestions apply to a BYOT environment, which is the direction of my district. The parts in bold are snippets from the 20 questions, the commentary around it is my own. Continue reading

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Advice for a Student Teacher

Success of public schools are negatively judged on student test scores; but colleges preparing teachers could be equally judged on the culture shock of student teachers entering a school. Many schools are sadly lacking in preparing new teachers for reality. … Continue reading

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Wikified Reflection

As someone who uses technology all the time in my classroom when teaching, surprisingly it was not until recently that I realized the full collaborative power of using a Wiki. For my grad class we had a huge collaborative project. … Continue reading

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Reflecting

Recently I was observed, and the feedback is not what I was expecting: I do too much I am great at reflecting about my lessons, but I am too critical of myself and my lessons. This is not typical observation … Continue reading

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Handbook

Handbook of Emerging Technologies for Learning – Annotated Emerging Technologies for Learning. I believe that this is a great resource for someone who is thinking about emerging their classroom in technology. There are many questions that need to be answered … Continue reading

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Tweet Treats

I might be a disappointment, but I do not see any benefit of using Twitter with my students. At the middle school level, some of them are just learning how to type. There is not much advantage to try and … Continue reading

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