Category Archives: Skypecast

Inclusion Via Skype – We’re Almost Completely There!!!

Inclusion Via Skype Originally uploaded by BCrosby. This post refers to previous postings (here and here) about a fourth grade student in my class – that because of Luekemia and the chemo/radiation treatments she is receiving cannot attend school. We’re … Continue reading

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Top 5 of the Year

The top 5 most read posts in my first 10 months blogging at Learning Is Messy: . . . 1) Paper, Pencils and Books May Not Boost Student Achievement  2) Too Much Time For Change To Happen?  3) Hoping To … Continue reading

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Our 1:1 Laptop Program Is Going Slow But Steady

Two weeks ago we passed out our newly “batteried” (I know … no such word) Key Lime iBooks (about 7 years old). Since then my fourth graders have learned how to get them out of the carts, started-up, onto the … Continue reading

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Hoping To Make a “Web 2.0″ Difference In A Child’s Life

About a month ago I was called to the office at my school (no I wasn’t in trouble) and I was informed that I was getting a new fourth grade student – not unusual at an “At Risk” school. Several … Continue reading

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Skype Comes Through Again

I want to belatedly thank Dean Shareski and Barry Dahl for Skyping into my “I Want To Integrate Writing, Field Trips and Technology Into My Curriculum, But How?” class Tuesday night (I know – the title was designed by committee … Continue reading

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Video Skype Demo Tuesday Anyone???

Well this worked for Wes last week, but his readership is just a bit higher than mine… I’m teaching a class tech class to K – 12 teachers – Tuesday, December 5 – from 4pm Pacific Time, until 7:30. I’d … Continue reading

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Another Powerful, Easy, Way Cool, “Messy” Experience!

I just got done being an active participant in Wes Fryer’s presentation at the Mid-America Technology Institute – 2006 in Kansas … and I never left my family room in Reno, Nevada. I responded to Wes’s questions, role-played with an … Continue reading

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Help set the agenda for our next Skypecasts and join in!

Brett Moller has already picked up the ball and set a possible agenda for another Skypecast to further the work started so ably by Wes Fryer. And as I write this I see Wes has already posted a new Skypecast … Continue reading

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