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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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Attempt at Paperless

One of this year’s school initiatives was to try and use less paper (they said the real goal was paperless, but they are cautiously optimistic about change in one year). Almost my entire class is managed through Moodle/Wikis/Blogs anyway, so … Continue reading

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What once was just a phone…

To educate myself about the outcry over cell phones and the rationale for traditional bans, I read articles on Textually. Very interesting stuff here. There are articles that provided support and reasons to oppose cell phones in school. This is … Continue reading

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Killed by Internet

In our graduate class – LTMS600 – we read/discussed an interesting article on things that are being “killed” by the Internet. It was interesting to see how our opinions varied about what was a tragic loss and what was an … Continue reading

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Food is Culture

This is true. The food and holidays are a hook to teach the more indepth cultural aspects which are necessary in the global economy. The students almost do not realize that there is a deeper lesson than talking about a … Continue reading

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