Monthly Archives: February 2009

Why You Want A Network … Reason #12

I know this isn’t that big a deal to some out there, but this is still new to most so I’m sharing it here. BECAUSE I have built a network of people with an education focus over time, interesting opportunities … Continue reading

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Technology Cafe 2009

Tonight (Wednesday, about 5:15 Pacific standard time) about half my class will be able to make it to and be involved in Technology Cafe 2009, which is being held in the Red Mountain Building on the campus of Truckee Meadows … Continue reading

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“My Blog Post Of The Week!” Award

Just another way to get my students to practice their critical reading skills. From our Class Blog:   My Blog Post of the Week!” Award             So that we are practicing reading critically we are each … Continue reading

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My Students’ Thoughts on Blogging

I was going to do this later in the year (and still might as a follow-up), but based on questions I’ve been getting lately and a local Educational Technology event my students will be attending soon, I had my students … Continue reading

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Crime Control

After we had about 40 laptops stolen last year we decided to make stealing them less desirable by painting on them. So if in the future you see a laptop with a design like this on it … let me … Continue reading

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Re-Branding NCLB – Hmmm…

Not that I think what they call it really matters, but Arne Duncan, the new Secretary of Education, is thinking about re-branding the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law. Maybe if nothing else a new name could set the tone? … Continue reading

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Blog Post Remix

(PixUp) Originally uploaded by BCrosby One of the benefits of having students blog is that they build an archive of their work. Today I had my students find an earlier post to “remix”. If they were in our class in … Continue reading

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“The Important Book” A Writing Lesson

Even though my students have been blogging for 1 to 3 years, most started out way behind in their English and writing skills. Over half the students in my class have parents that did not graduate from elementary school, and … Continue reading

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