This is How I Start a Blogging Project

I work with many different teachers in my district that in turn work with many different grade levels of students. While most of the teachers call for my technical skills for a project to take care of the nuts and bolts of getting the students up and running with a technology-rich project, I usually bring my former teacher self as well to the classroom.…

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Visible and Connected

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Photo Credit: Domiriel via Compfight cc

So I’m 128 minutes removed from Dave Cormier’s (@davecormier) “Rhizomes, MOOCS, and Making Sense of Complexity” Blackboard session and I can’t get the following phrase out of my head: visible and connected. On the way home I think I rewrote this post four times, but the content stayed the same.…

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And the Winner Is…

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On Monday the 101st winner of the Newbery Award will be announced in Seattle. The American Library Association will conduct a webcast to millions around the world. And our 5th graders will be tuned in.…

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This is Digital Storytelling

Last week I introduced myself to the #ETMOOC course with a rather whimsical poster of me enjoying a snack and few tid bits of information. This week? I thought I’d tackle a few of the thoughts and ideas that came out of the Elluminate Live session last night.…

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Allow Me to Introduce Myself

I let myself get caught up with several of the new Google+ Communities over Christmas break. While I’ve mostly been seeing a lot of cross-posting by some of the bigger “ed tech” heavy-weights spamming opportunities and interesting articles across several communities (mostly good mind you), there have been a few bright points of conversation, most of them stemming from Steve Hargadon’s Education Revolution community.…

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