Category Archives: Student Access

Shuttle Launch Experience – What Are The Possibilities For Student Learning?

In my last post I shared that I have this fantastic opportunity to watch the Space Shuttle Endeavour launch from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida next month. One of the ways this new pedagogy changes things is in how … Continue reading

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How did you begin your technology journey?

A reader named Diane left these questions for me on a recent post and I thought I’d answer her here too. I wonder if others should post their experiences on their own blogs … and in more depth than I … Continue reading

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The Tightwad Tech – The Interview

A few weeks ago, after many attempts trying to find a time we could all make, Mark and Shawn at The Tightwad Tech managed to coral Lisa Parisi and myself across timezones long enough to interview us about how we … Continue reading

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Baseline

So a new year is upon us! I have rolled my last class of 4th graders to fifth grade as I usually do. I have 25 students – 19 returners from last year (the others moved) and 6 newbies. We … Continue reading

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Going From 1:1 To Not 1:1 … Temporarily Even Is Tough … More Thoughts

We have 30 laptops charged and ready that are still not on the school district network after 15 weeks of school … should be put on soon … fingers crossed! For the last 3 years my class has been a … Continue reading

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Why It Will Be Hard To Not Have A 1:1 Laptop Classroom

I have mentioned I really like that we have stretched the useful lifetime of an important resource but that as cute as it is to have a 1:1 laptop classroom based primarily on 9 year old laptops the end is … Continue reading

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Now That I have Some Experience At This 1:1 Thing…

Looking more and more like I’m going to lose 1:1 in my classroom next year because 19 of our laptops are just too old to deal with the new wireless network and security system that is being put in this … Continue reading

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Reno Bike Project Winding Up!

We still have a few minor loose ends to finish up, but today we finally can say we have completed our Reno Bike Project, project. Amazing what we got done when we got some consistent time to work the last … Continue reading

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Crime Control

After we had about 40 laptops stolen last year we decided to make stealing them less desirable by painting on them. So if in the future you see a laptop with a design like this on it … let me … Continue reading

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Skypeing, Learning, Blogging, Iceland

Students take notes on their laptops as Alan Levine explains his experiences in Iceland. We have been studying the environment, climate, climate change, energy and more in science getting ready for a new project we will be taking on soon. … Continue reading

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