Monthly Archives: December 2006

OK … Make Me An Offer!

According to Technorati (Thanks – I think – for the link Dave Sherman) my blog is worth $25,404.30 – In my quick check of other ed-blogs Webblogg-ed came in highest at over $400,000. Yeah, I know just another marketing tool … Continue reading

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If I have Limited Access to Computers, How Do I Have My Students Blog?

A third grade teacher in my district emailed me the following queries about blogging with her third graders: “I established the blog with blogger.com and have been using it as part of my students 30 minutes/week in the computer lab. … Continue reading

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How To Bring Our Schools Out of the 20th Century

Time Magazine – How To Bring Our Schools Out of the 20th Century by Claudia Wallis and Sonja Steptoe You’ve probably already read this article (and if you haven’t you should – here’s the link), or have read about this … Continue reading

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“Six Ed-Tech Trends To Watch In 2007″

eSchool News has a great article called “Six ed-tech trends to watch in 2007” By Gregg W. Downey. A definite “must read.” I listed the six trends below along with a teaser quote from each – but read the entire … 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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5 Things You Wish You Did Or Didn’t Know About Me Meme

Doug at Borderland sucked me into this: 1. I was going to be a professional photographer … I had been accepted to a photography school when I was asked by a friend to shoot publicity photos at the Outdoor Education … Continue reading

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We’ve Finally Joined The School Blogosphere!!!

I got a Blogmeister account set up and had my students upload their first posts today (Thanks again Dave!). We have several finished pieces already, so hopefully by the end of the week we will have several posts going. I’m … Continue reading

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Hoping To Make a “Web 2.0” Difference In A Child’s Life – Part 2

Note: this is a continuation of an earlier post about using SKYPE to include a student that has been assigned to my class that has leukemia and can’t attend school because of the effects of her chemotherapy. The plan is … Continue reading

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Marzano Strategies Via A Web Cam and Marratech

Marratech:Mcrel I’ve mentioned that I have had a lot going on lately that has kept me from blogging very consistently. One of the diversions has been an online class about Marzano’s research based strategies implemented with technology support. The class … Continue reading

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