Monthly Archives: January 2007

“A New School Of Bloggers”

Interesting article in the Houston Chronicle about teachers that blog: “A New School of Bloggers” “A growing number of teachers are expressing their views — but most do it anonymously” Check it out.

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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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Paper, Pencils and Books May Not Boost Student Achievement – Reprised

Ron Canuel has a post in “The Pulse” today where he questions the research on using pencils and pens in school. It reminded me of one of my own from April 14th, 2006, so I am reprinting it here:   Paper, … Continue reading

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We finally Posted Our 2nd Blog Articles

My students posted about “Inclusion” yesterday. Check them out and comment if you wish.

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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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Promethean ActivEducator 2007 Conference

Promethean ActivBoard – ActivEducators Users Group – Houston, Texas Saint John’s School January 16th-17th Keynote Tony Cann, – Vice Chairman Promethean – January 16, 2007 My Notes from Tony Cann’s Keynote: Taking a risk today – will new tech he … 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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