Archive | Professional Development

Google Earth (& Maps) in the Clasroom

Thursday afternoon right about now I will be getting ready to teach one of my favorite professional development classes (right next to blogging and wikis) for CTAP6 – Google Earth in the Classroom. Yippee! This time around I am also including some information about Google Maps as well. It will be my first time teaching […]

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Burt’s Blog

If you live in the greater Modesto area chances are you know Burt Lo. Our local CTAP6/CCUE expert in educational technology and geocaching has started his own blog – Burt’s Blog. Described as a “Repository of Burt’s Knowledge,” Burt’s Blog contains a collection of ideas, tips, and tricks for using technology in your classroom. Make […]

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Saturday CLMS

Unlike most Saturdays today didn’t start at the Modesto Farmer’s Market or involve a trip to Costco and Raley’s. Today was actually a whole lot more productive.  The day started with a great keynote presentation by Will Richardson. I have been a regular reader of Will’s blog for more than a year and have gleaned […]

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Avoidance

Tonight I am pretty much doing anything to avoid working on my thesis. I just doesn’t sound like any fun to me. So after completing an online midterm my multimedia design class, here is what I am up to… Twitter After three months I have some friends. I am finally following people and being followed […]

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K12 Online Conference 2007

Want to go to technology conference with innovative teachers from all over the world for the next two weeks? I know, you are busy, lots of teaching to do and your district won’t be able to get you a sub for the next 10 days. That’s okay you don’t even need to leave your classroom […]

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Turning Adminstrators into Moodlers

A little over a week ago I read this post on the Infinite Thinking Machine about using Moodle for professional development. In my district we just started our third year of using Moodle with students, but the thought of administrators using it with teachers never really crossed my mind. About half way through the Infinite […]

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Audacity Refresher

Over the summer I have taught a few fellow teachers how to podcast using Audacity. I know a few of you are readers of my blog and this post is for you. If you are anything like me, you probably won’t even touch Audacity again until a week or two before school starts. If you […]

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