Category Archive: technology

Discovering New Technology You Can Use in Your Classroom or on Your Blog

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Dabbleboard is like an online white board. If one has an LCD Projector, then I can see this being a quick way to illustrate a concept that you want to preserve (instead of… Continue reading

wanna new font?

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Maybe some of you out there are as crazy about fonts as Stacey and I?  If so, check out today’s post on Sprague Lab called Font-o-licious!  Jessica Sprague has provided a tutorial for… Continue reading

We’re going to Manhattan today!

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Not literally, but I’m transporting my kids there through read alouds and through a PowerPoint Presentation I created of various neighborhoods and landmarks in Manhattan. The books we’re reading today, as part of… Continue reading

Tim Russert… White Boards… Respect for Low-Tech Teaching…

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Most Sunday mornings, I can be found watching “Meet the Press.” This Sunday morning I watched “Meet the Press,” but not really, since Russert’s chair was empty. As I’m sure you know by… Continue reading

Stacey’s Slice of Life Story: Day #20

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LCD

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I used an LCD Projector in my classroom for the very first time today. (One of my kids took a photo of the computer, the “screen,” and the LCD I borrowed.) I wanted… Continue reading

research mania.

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Let’s be honest.  How many of you out there about lose your mind during the research phase of expository writing?  Here in Indiana, it is expected that beginning in 3rd grade, students use… Continue reading

21st Century Literacies (NCTE’s Nov. 2007 Council Chronicle)

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If you blog, then you know that websites are no longer the sole way to get information out into the world. We’re living in a Web 2.0 World. Today we have blogs, wikis,… Continue reading

check out this!

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On learner.org you can watch video courses on different topics.  It’s all FREE and they’re great resources.  You can limit your search to subject area and grade level.  I just watched a session… Continue reading

playing with technology.

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I started a wiki a few weeks ago and have been playing with this form of sharing .  When you go there, you will see it’s a work in progress.  I’m still in the… Continue reading