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Now What? My Plan

On my final ISTE Connects blog post I outlined a post-ISTE proposal for how to make sure the learning does not stop in San Antonio. There were five steps: 5. Take five deep breaths. 4. What were your favorite four … Continue reading

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ISTE Connects Guest Posts

There will be many future posts reflecting on my experiences from ISTE, but I need more time to process and nap. Below are the links to each of the guest blog posts I had for ISTE Connects. Don’t Overlook Learning … Continue reading

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ISTE Blogging

The past two years I had frequent blog posts during ISTE: some were just the list of great resources that I wanted to explore later and other posts captured the major learning moments. This year is going to be slightly … Continue reading

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Textbook Creation Simplified

So for all of you who secretly thought I was crazy for creating the Spanish Techbook or wanted to know how to create your own digital textbook, I highly recommend the blog post Aggregate, Curate, and Create your own Textbook. Continue reading

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Back to School Goals

This is my yearly reflection before school starts for how I want to incorporate technology this year for my Spanish class. I believe that the reflection needs to done at least yearly because of how fast technology changes. What was … Continue reading

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GoogleDoc Use

I have previously shared some of the inspirational ways I find to use GoogleDocs in the classroom, especially for management purposes. Yesterday, I read a great blog post on the Free Technology for Teachers blog; the title  is ‘Put the … Continue reading

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Response to the Textbook Challenge

There was a post on Dangerously Irrelevant challenging teachers and parents to examine the quality of textbooks compared to free materials that are available online. Conveniently this is what I spent a semester researching for my graduate work. There might … Continue reading

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Technology Goals

As much as it pains me to think – the start of the new school year will be here soon. There were some technology usage that went outstanding last year and there were some failures. Because of both the success … Continue reading

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Butns

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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