Tag Archives: integrating technology

It was a busy year

This school year I underused wikispaces. Wikispaces have been a central component of my tech integration. I’ve used it as a sandbox and peer collaboration space in the past. It is the platform for my students digital portfolios. All that … Continue reading

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Integrating technology authentically

This was an exciting moment on Friday. Two of my students sharing their writing with a pre service teacher. It was frustrating though. I have been trying to set up writer’s workshop between peers from different schools using Skype. This … Continue reading

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BYOC: Bring Your Own Context

BYOC: Bring Your Own Context by Shelly Blake-Plock A lot of discussion recently over the pros and cons of BYOD — Bring Your Own Device. Some folks have been quite adamantly in favor or against. For all the hub-bub, I think … Continue reading

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Create to Learn

Paula White is presenting at EduStat next week on Wednesday and Thursday–Wednesday in Philadelphia and Thursday in New Hampshire.  The name of her presentation is “Create 2 Learn” She is talking about how as we create, we are also learning. … Continue reading

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It’s just another day …

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvPZtTej0jQ[/youtube] In Prairie South School Division Westmount School’s Kathy Cassidy was selected as one of Canada’s most tech-savvy teachers. I’m impressed with the technology she has introduced in her classroom. She is leading in a direction I want to follow. … Continue reading

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Dean Shareski on the way it ought to be

Ideas and Thoughts Dean Shareski, January 30, 2010 I was fortunate to be able to spend Thursday and Friday hanging around the school. Here’s what I saw: Lots of smiles. Loud classrooms A principal’s office that looked more like grand … Continue reading

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Getting tangled in my own feet

Despite it all, I still underestimate my own efforts to integrate technology into my classroom. Yesterday during silent reading one of my boys slipped away from his desk and took a laptop to the study carol. In a cohort of enthusiastic … Continue reading

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