Category Archives: Digital Video

Award Winning Students

Tonight was the 7th annual Lumiere All School Film Fest here in Reno. My friend Paul McFarlane, an English teacher at Hug High in Reno, started and continues to make this superb festival happen (Yes, Hug High School, named for … Continue reading

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Vidcasts of Grace Corrigan Visit And YouthBridges Skypecast

Here are the links to video of Grace Corrigan’s (Christa McAuliffe’s mom – the teacher in space’s) visit to our classroom. Well worth the time. You will see me occasionally intrude into the presentation because I put the laptop running … Continue reading

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Fun And Motivation With FD’s Flickr Tools

Years ago I came up with an idea for a writing prompt that I felt was pretty “schema neutral“-  all kids would have experience enough to be able to write a story about this prompt. I call it “A Day … Continue reading

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Christa McAuliffe’s Mom, Grace Corrigan Visiting My Classroom Friday!!!

Update Friday Afternoon: We did make it work and it was great! (Thanks Lee!!) Picture(s) and more in awhile. Friday morning Grace Corrigan, Christa McAuliffe’s mom (Teacher in Space on the Challenger Space Shuttle) will be in my classroom speaking … Continue reading

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Inclusion Update 4-25-07

I’m afraid this week’s update is not good news. Celest has been sick from her Chemo for weeks and that has developed into an infection that has progressed to the point that she was airlifted to a San Francisco Bay … Continue reading

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Applications On The Fly!

David Warlick, Chris Lehmann and others have posted about teaching computer applications. I’m not sure if I’ve been “doing it right,” but for years I’ve taught computer applications sparingly. If I had just started out using tech with students I’d … Continue reading

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From The Mouths of Babes – Our Contribution To Stop Cyberbullying Day

Click photo to see video “Don’t Laugh At Me” Four years ago my class of fourth graders was struggling. After almost every recess there was anger and tears about teasing and exclusion from games. We spent too much time in … Continue reading

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Just Passed 30,000 Views and Downloads of “Inclusion” Video

I don’t check my blog statistics very often, but after seeing some recent numbers on downloads of some popular videos – like Karl Fisch’s “Did You Know” (2 million + views) – I looked up the stats on our “Inclusion” … Continue reading

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One : One Laptop Ramblings

Miguel started this conversation – Tom and Doug have jumped in … here are my ramblings: How important or “worth it” are laptops, or any other technology? How valuable they are as learning tools should be the decider of how … Continue reading

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Nevada Education Technology Leadership Conference

Update 2-28 / 10:30pm Link to my conference Wiki. This weekend is our state technology conference. Ian Jukes is the keynote speaker Saturday. From the conference website: The theme of this year’s conference, Technology: The Great Connector , suggests the … Continue reading

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