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Celest 4 Years Later

An old acquaintance showed up on local TV this week. Well, more than just an acquaintance really. They played a clip from our well known video and the rest of the story comes full circle. As a cancer surviver in … Continue reading

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We Had To Video-Skype Celest From Her House Again Today

… but, not because she couldn’t come to school … a camera crew dispatched by Skype came to film us reenact a day of Skyping Celest. They came an hour before school started and strung lights and did sound checks. … Continue reading

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We’ve Had To Stop Skyping Celest Into Class

It’s actually good news. I was finishing getting ready for students this morning when in walked our counselor, Celest and her mom. They had news,  Celest won’t be needing to Skype into class anymore because as of today she is … 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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Skyping Celest – Day One – The Whole Story

Wednesday We couldn’t begin first thing in the morning because we had the NAEP test to do – one last obstacle to get over before we could try our grand experiment. The plan was to wait until after lunch and … Continue reading

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Skyping Celest – Day One

It was and is awesome! Day 2 went well too. Picture now – 1000 words soon. (after report cards)

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RECON – Recruiting citizen scientists to explore the outer solar system!

I’ve been busy of late. This week is the NSTA conference, but last week I was included in a team being trained to be part of a project funded in part by the National Science Foundation (NSF) called RECON – Research and … Continue reading

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Our Challenger Space Shuttle Memory

On this 25th anniversary of the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster I’m sharing an incredible experience from the past. My classroom was “graced” by Christa McAuliffe’s Mom, Grace Corrigan. Note that since this post we have also posted videos of the … Continue reading

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A 4 Year Anniversary To Remember!

Four years ago, January 24, 2007, was the first day we Skyped into our classroom a classmate that couldn’t attend school because she had leukemia and the side effects from the chemo therapy she was receiving made it impossible for … Continue reading

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January 24th – A Memorable Anniversary

Two years ago today was the first day we used Skype video-conferencing to bring a classmate with Leukemia, and unable to attend school into class from her home. The video my 4th graders (my current 6th graders) produced that has … Continue reading

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