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CUE Rock Star Lake Tahoe

Over the next few days I will be leading workshops with other brilliant educators at CUE Rock Star Lake Tahoe.  If you are not familiar with Rock Star, these are small teacher technology camps with 10:1 ratio between participants and facilitators.  Over three days the teachers build community around the use of instructional technology tools. […]

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PCOE Technology Conference Handouts

If you attended the Digital Writing with Digital Kids workshop at the Placer County Office of Education Technology Conference below you will find all of the online handouts. Presentation Handout FCOE Technology Skills Flowchart CCSS Technology Resources – Stanislaus County Office of Education Google Earth Resources – As requested by the audience

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Multimedia Learning with Jon Leister

Free TV Show from Ustream As I mentioned yesterday, this week my team and I are working with a group of teachers at the ActivInspire Summer Institute.  This afternoon my colleague, Jon, is delivering a workshop on effective multimedia instruction.  We’re Ustreaming the session if you’re interested in checking it out.  Later on I will […]

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ActivInspire Summer Institute

One of the projects my team and I have been working during this Summer of Learning is the ActivInspire Summer Institute.  Currently, we have around 600 Promethean Interactive Whiteboards in the district.  Last year Promethean released the newest version of their software, ActivInspire.  Since the switch from ActivStudio (the previous version) to ActivInspire is a […]

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Summer of Learning

Wow!  Has it really been two months since I last wrote?!?  My how time flies. I also noticed I’ve recently received quite a few comments that somehow got stuck in the WordPress spam filter. Well, since it’s the third Friday in June that can only mean one thing – the first week of summer vacation […]

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Taste of Google Earth

Last week Jon, one of my teammates, and I presented a one-hour, introduction to Google Earth class at a middle school in our district.  I know a few of my readers have been interested in attending one of my Google Earth sessions, but for one reason or another couldn’t make it.  If you are interested […]

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