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A Semester with Google

When we first announced that our students and staff would have access to Google accounts this year many people asked me, “What can we do with Google?” The answer to that is varied. One of the things I like most … Continue reading

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Lessons in Learning in Lithuania

This summer I had the opportunity to enjoy a two-week cruise through Scandinavia and the Baltics. While in Russia, we did a tour which included two guided days in St. Petersburg and one very long train ride and guided visit … Continue reading

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My Vision for Education

Coming to the end of my Masters program in Educational Technology, I take a moment not to reflect, but to look forward. What do I hope education will become? And how can I play a part in developing that vision? … Continue reading

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Reaching a broader audience

My very first assignment for MAET was a traditional research paper. But it became non-traditional very quickly. That research paper had to be posted on a blog, this blog to be exact. It was my very first post. The potential … Continue reading

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Can you Twitter?

Things move fast in MAET Overseas. With week one and our iCinemagraphs complete, it was time to move on to week two. Infographics were the topic of the week. We were challenged to create an infographic to highlight statistical, timeline, … Continue reading

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What do I teach?

Our first project for Year 3 of MAET Overseas was the iCinemagraph. Our initial instructions were to film video that represented something that we teach. This inspired some really great conversation for me, as I talked with several people about … Continue reading

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Simple Works-It doesn’t have to be high tech in order to be engaging

I think sometimes when teachers picture incorporating technology into their lessons, they picture elaborate lessons with technology bell to bell. Mr. Howard, a middle school math teacher, understands that adding even a little bit of tech can go a long … Continue reading

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You don’t have to be a tech genius to be a tech integrator.

“I have learned a lot from the students. We have learned a lot together.” -Roseann Webb 5th Grade Teacher Roseann Webb is a 5th grade teacher and a self-professed dinosaur when it comes to using technology. However Roseann has something … Continue reading

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Did you take that picture?

“Oh, we’re in education, copyright laws don’t apply to us.” I can’t tell you how many times I hear that statement and how much it makes me cringe every time I do. Copyright law is difficult. It is hard to … Continue reading

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Elementary Research Projects? Try Kiddle.co

Looking for a way to help your students learn to do research? Are you frustrated with trying to sort through thousands of websites to find age appropriate resources? Kiddle.co may be just the answer you are looking for. Kiddle.co is … Continue reading

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