Monthly Archives: January 2008

Caucus Wear

testscoreshirt.jpg Originally uploaded by BCrosby T-shirt the Nevada State Education Association wants me to wear to the Nevada Caucus on Saturday.

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Blog Frenzy

My 5th graders started 2 blog posts last week … and another this week … that because of the 5th grade writing test and other time consumers they hadn’t had time to post.  So we had a bit of time … Continue reading

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Report Calls for Ed. Tech. Training

Here’s an study reported about in Education Week that might interest you: “If teachers around the world do not take part in more professional-development training in information and communication technologies, or ICT, they will continue to lack the skills necessary … Continue reading

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History Repeats Itself

Found this quote from Martin Luther (here). “The multitude of books is a great evil. There is no limit to this fever for writing; every one must be an author; some out of vanity, to acquire celebrity and raise up … Continue reading

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8 Years Old … How Old Is That In Tech Years?

I realized today that the Apple iBooks my students use turned 8 years old in the last month. I’m amazed by this in that we blog and Flickr and make wiki pages and more with them and they just keep … Continue reading

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Photo Shoot

DSC01227.JPG Originally uploaded by BCrosby My class had another adventure today. A magazine article is being written about how students use technology in their learning, and part of the article involves my class. So the magazine paid for a bus … Continue reading

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Laptops Enhance Student Engagement

Interesting article in The News and Observer: Laptops a link among more students, teachers. The tease for the article says – “Laptops not only prepare children to explore and learn in a connected world, they can keep students engaged in … Continue reading

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Monkey-Wrenched!

Regular readers of this blog (and even the irregular readers: } ) know about our “on a shoestring” 1:1 laptop program using old iBooks and equally old Apple Airport hubs (these are the original Airport hubs). We even run our … Continue reading

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New Post At "In Practice”

I posted a new piece over at “In Practice” … How Much Better Could It Be With Collaboration? I really believe making a journey like our 1:1 laptop program, or any “new” teaching or learning you are trying, with collaboration … Continue reading

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