Monthly Archives: February 2007

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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Delayed Start

Well it’s our turn here in the high desert. We had snow yesterday and last night (3 – 14 inches depending on the exact location – 4 to 6 feet up in the mountains around us), so we are starting … Continue reading

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The Inclusion Story Continues

Even though she doesn’t want any of the credit Wendy Damonte co-anchor from KTVN Channel 2 who reports this story made the contact with Renown Health that got Celest an iMac computer. The Children in Transition Program of Washoe County, … Continue reading

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Inclusion Update 2-19-07

This week was the best yet for Skypeing Celest into class. Last week she Skyped-in a total of maybe an hour and a half (there are other issues besides leukemia I can’t share – think poverty and ALL that goes … Continue reading

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Student Blogging Limbo

I’m not sure I would say we are going about this the wrong way, but we are trying to do many new things this school year. I have used technology with students since the early 80’s – but usually that … Continue reading

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Be Prepared???

Usually when I’m going to present I spend lots of time preparing and still feel like I could have spent more time and then it would have been even better. So it is ironic that Friday, when I was asked … Continue reading

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Not A Good Sign!

You know you really need that upcoming 3 day weekend when you find yourself standing outside your classroom door pressing the button on the key to your car that unlocks the car doors, and then for an instant wondering why … Continue reading

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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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Nominate a Teacher for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science

Got the following email from Jo Scott at PAEMST today – I almost didn’t pass on the info since I applied a few years ago and wasn’t selected : ) Brian, I work for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in … Continue reading

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