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Zondle App

My students are going to be ecstatic – there is now a Zondle App in iTunes and the Android Market. My 6th graders almost beg for the vocabulary to be entered on Zondle. The App does not have the same … Continue reading

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I was asked to share and demonstrate one tool or strategy that I use to efficiently use technology in a 1:1 classroom. I put thought to it, and came to the conclusion that the student review games were the biggest … Continue reading

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I forgot how much I enjoyed exploring Go2Web2.0 – I searched it when I took my first educational technology workshop years ago. Back then, there were not 71 pages of options to explore. I spent [insert embarrassing number] of hours … Continue reading

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Visually Engaging vs Confusing

Since I teach in a 1:1 classroom most of the day, my teacher Homepage gets viewed frequently during the day. The students know they can get to the resources they need through the site (which is a good thing). Towards … Continue reading

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Technology Management

  This reflects my classroom management strategy for using technology. Created with Big Huge Labs Using a Creative Commons image from The Unquiet Library

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Student Feedback

[This blog post is in response to the Education Tech Carnival] The novelty of using technology is starting to wear off. It is not something that is occasionally and magically pulled out of a hat to enrich a lesson. The … Continue reading

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Of all the activities that I have participated in through the Learning Technologies program, I think the site visits has personally been the most beneficial. It is hard to see the relevance of some of the material until you see … Continue reading

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Let the games begin

What games to you remember playing in a school setting? Were the games motivation or did they increase stress? I have both positive and negative memories of playing review games in class. Although I enjoyed the games, it was not … Continue reading

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LRS Course

Promethean Planet offers an online course for Learner Response Systems – ActivExpression, ActiVote, ActivSlate, & ActivEngage. There are very well done tutorials that break down each step of the process. I looked at the sections on ActivExpression (which I recently … Continue reading

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I will be co-presenting & I have a group of students presenting at the Student Showcase for PETE&C in Hershey in February 2010. I am so excited about both. My presentation is: Bringing Global Connections Home with Moodle. It is … Continue reading

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