Monthly Archives: April 2007

Video Skype Demo Tuesday Anyone???

Tuesday evening from 4:00pm to 7:30 pm Pacific Daylight Time I’ll be teaching the last of four sessions of a class called: I Want to Integrate Writing, Technology and Field Experiences Into A Crammed Curriculum. How? to 17 K-12 teachers. … Continue reading

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A Grace – Full Visit

Update: 4/29/07 Find a link to the podcast below (my first ever podcast btw). Friday, Grace Corrigan “graced” our classroom with a visit, and that might seem like just a cute play-on-words, but if you had been there you would agree. … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Grace Corrigan, Inclusion, Messy Learning, Skypecast, Student Access, Technology, Web 2.0 | 1 Comment

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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Thanks For Your Input!

Some great responses to my question about whether or not I should have teachers in my tech-writing-field trip class sign-up for a blog or not. Thanks to all! I’ve taught this class several times and I have always just talked … Continue reading

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Question About Getting Teachers To Blog

I’m teaching a 1 unit class right now about integrating field trips, technology and writing. This week one of my topics is blogging. We’ve already covered wikis (and registered for one), Flickr (and registered for an account) and more. I’ll … Continue reading

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Microsoft Windows XP, Office, Live Mail All For Only $3 – Legally!

The Indian Express Newspapers today announced in an article titled “Microsoft to sell govts $3 software package” that Microsoft: “will sell a $3 package of Windows, Office and educational programmes to governments that want to load the software onto personal … Continue reading

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NECC 2007 – I’m There

I had been hoping to make NECC 2007 – but we were planning to do an east coast vacation (our girls are the right age to appreciate it) and there was a time conflict – and the cost was prohibitive. … Continue reading

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Maybe My Class Is Doing The $100 Laptop Pilot For The US

Will Richardson and Chris Lehmann have posts today about the $100 laptop program in Nigeria. I commented on Will’s blog that it reminded me a lot of what and why I’m doing a pilot 1:1 program in my own classroom … Continue reading

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Send Celest A “Cyber Get Well Card”

Celest has not been feeling well for weeks now. The doctors have changed her chemo and apparently it is not sitting well with her. Thusly we have not had her “join” us via Skype on a very consistent basis lately … Continue reading

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