Monthly Archives: August 2007

Video-conferencing Video for News Story Needed

I have been contacted by a major broadcast network news organization over the phone and by follow-up email about a story they want to do. They are looking for video that shows both sides of an internet conversation. From the … Continue reading

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Any Older Mac Laptops Out There You Would Donate To A Good Cause!?

Last year my students successfully piloted a 1:1 laptop program with old Key Lime Green iBooks. I have 28 iBooks, and I never got above 27 students last year so everything went well. Unfortunately I have 34 students on my … Continue reading

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School Supplies List: Pencils, Crayons, Paper, … Bulletproof Backpack …

For obvious reasons this caught my eye … From the article: Back-to-school goes ballistic  by Barbra Green Just in time for the new academic year, Massachusetts-based MJ Safety Solutions has unveiled My Child’s Pack, described on the company’s website as … Continue reading

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The "Thaw” – (No This Post Is NOT About Global Warming)

I was passing through the office at school today and my principal asked if I could help her with a tech issue. The issue … she saw Karl Fisch’s “Did You Know?” at a school district retreat … during a … Continue reading

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Uh… Does This Set Off Any Alarms For You!?

Teaching in Nevada is never dull. Last Year state senator Bob Beers (yes that’s his real name) made headlines by proposing Nevada teachers be armed with guns and trained to use them. Here’s the latest: Nevada proposes extra pay for … Continue reading

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8 Random Things Meme

OK, so many people have tagged me to do this I guess I’d better. 1. I love the mountains which is why we live in Reno, Nevada. Lake Tahoe and many hiking trails are close by, but we don’t deal … Continue reading

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Will new NCLB reflect 21st-century skills?

Is this a ray of hope? New article in eSchool News: Will new NCLB reflect 21st-century skills? House education committee chairman hopes so, as he outlines his vision for renewing the nation’s education law From eSchool News staff and wire … Continue reading

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Public Wants More Tech In Classrooms

eSchool News has an interesting article today: “Public wants more tech in classrooms” Poll: Americans understand technology’s importance in schools, but disagree on approaches By Meris Stansbury, Assistant Editor, eSchool News The information in the article stems from a survey … Continue reading

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