Category Archives: Video Skype

Update and Thanks!

Well, to say the least we’ve had quite the response to our Skype and video projects! Thanks to all that have commented and showed such great support of what we are trying to do. I was especially intrigued for another … Continue reading

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If A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words, What Is A Video Worth?

My fourth graders have produced a 5 minute video that tells the story of how we Skyped a classmate that has leukemia into our classroom. To see the video click the image below:

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So Our Goal Was To Make A Difference With Web 2.0 – Will We Succeed?

As someone who embraced technology as a learning tool early on (my first classroom computer was a 64K Apple ll – not even a lle) I’m right there with many in the edblogosphere that have come to the conclusion that … Continue reading

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Skyping Celest – Day One – The Whole Story

Wednesday We couldn’t begin first thing in the morning because we had the NAEP test to do – one last obstacle to get over before we could try our grand experiment. The plan was to wait until after lunch and … Continue reading

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Skyping Celest – Day One

It was and is awesome! Day 2 went well too. Picture now – 1000 words soon. (after report cards)

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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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GRRRRRRRR! #%#**#@#!!!!– But Its OK … We Will Still Make It Happen! Online Inclusion Update 3

This is an update of some earlier posts. I got back from my trip to Houston this morning and immediately touched base to see if phone line installation, DSL hook-up and modem delivery had happened. It was confirmed – everything … Continue reading

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Online Inclusion Update 2

NOTE: This is the latest update about a post from December 7th: Hoping To Make a “Web 2.0” Difference In A Child’s Life and: Hoping To Make a “Web 2.0” Difference In A Child’s Life – Part 2 – about … 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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Online Inclusion Project Update

Originally uploaded by brnzwngs. Well we got a computer for our “Inclusion Project” – a brand new 17 inch iMac that I picked up Thursday night – but we ran out of time to get it hooked up before break … Continue reading

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