Monthly Archives: September 2007

It’s Getting Ugly, Scary For Some

INS agents raided all the McDonald’s in the greater Reno area today and arrested numerous employees for being in the country illegally. At my school a number of parents came and removed their kids from school so that police would … Continue reading

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Hear Ye! Hear Ye! The K12 Online Conference Is Coming!

Click on the image above to get a page size printable flyer to put up at your school or place of employment. Also note the conference web site: http://www.k12onlineconference.org/ As the flyer states … the conference is FREE, Flexible (participate … Continue reading

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First Post At “In Practice”

Just made my first post over at “In Practice.” A group of us that teach in Title 1 schools (children of poverty) have started it up, mainly thanks to Alice Mercer who set the blog up and kept on those … Continue reading

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"She will now”

Each new school year one of the routines is to get signed releases on all my students so that work they do on web pages, wikis, videos, blogs and so on, can be published. This year the releases came back … Continue reading

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Every Piece Of The Puzzle Is Important

As both an introduction “Getting To Know You” piece … and a way to introduce simple computer skills (download a photo, word process and print) and introduce project skills (cutting, trimming, using glue) – my fifth graders did this “Puzzle” … Continue reading

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The Bear, The Broom and The Brave

I’ve been off the grid this Labor Day Weekend camping 2 hours south of Reno in the eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains near Silver Lake. Friday night I got up about 1am to walk our fidgety, demanding Australian Shepherd. No big … Continue reading

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