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Top Ten Toys for Kids with ASD (and how I use them)

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Last year, I purchased the Discovery Toys starter kit, because I had used so many of their toys in the past, and they are fantastic for therapy and teaching.   I didn’t want to sell the products;  I just wanted $420 in toys for $140 and access to the consultant discount .

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AuthorStream-amazing tool for sharing PowerPoints

I just discovered a new, free online tool from Suzie Vesper’s wikispace that I’m very excited about. It is called AuthorStream (http://www.authorstream.com). It allows you to upload a PowerPoint presentation that maintains the original settings (such as text that loads one line at a time).…

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Thanksgiving-A Time To Be Thankful!

Thanksgiving in the US is just around the corner and I am so excited to be able to travel this Thanksgiving to visit my daughter and her family in North Carolina! I have so many things to be thankful for in my life and especially love the ways that technology has enabled me to share some of these things with others (my blog, website, online videos, ScrapBlog, online photo sites such as One True Media, Picasa, Flickr, etc.–the list is endless!) To begin my blog post today I wanted to share a beautiful online movie created by Mary Robinson Reynolds called “The Thanksgiving Movie.” Her movies are always so inspirational and this one is no exception.…

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Liz Kolb and Cell Phones in Learning

I am a big fan of Liz Kolb and her incredible work and research concerning the use of cell phones in learning. I am a regular follower of her blog which is loaded with resources, and was very excited to purchase her new book called “Toys to Tools: Connecting Student Cell Phones to Education” published by ISTE.…

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View from the panel…

Tonight’s Social Media: Impacts on Learning and Teaching panel discussion was very interesting….

I’ve never sat on a panel before and was a bit nervous. There were four of us; me, a faculty member, student, and administrator (from the registrars office).…

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Advancing Learning Conference – Bridging the Gaps

What a wealth of fabulous learning conversations and sharing at the Advancing Learning Conference in Rainy Sarnia. I wanted to get a few of my notes/thoughts organized while they are still fresh and in context 🙂 They are mostly point form…

The event that had the biggest impact for me was Micheal Wesch and his keynote address.

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High School Student Focus Group Conversation

One of the regular EdTechTalk webcasters, Matt Montagne, has been doing some amazing things with students, and I have recently had the privilege of tuning in to some of his latest endeavors.

If you are interested in hearing the “student voice” about the importance of technology in their learning, tune in to these podcasts and listen.…

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Instructions

Watch all the videos and then, as a group, rank them from 1 to 5. 1 is the video that your group thinks is the best and most helpful for helping someone learn more about fractions. You should enter your rankings, and the reasons for your decision into the comment box.…

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syndicating 5500 posts from 517 #etmooc blogs