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Elementary Google Apps EDU

Back in December I wrote about our Google Apps EDU rollout with elementary students. As I mentioned in that post Iwas initially bit unsure as to how much these kids really needed Google Accounts  and wondered if they could even remember their passwords. However, as I wrote the kids really surprised me and I found […]

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Shaving Pounds & Toning Up in 30 Days

This evening I noticed a post by Collete at Edtech VISION about Steve Dembo’s 30 Days to Being a Better Blogger challenge.  I have to admit I am intrigued.  Steve’s using tips and tricks from Problogger’s 31 Days to Building a Better Blog reworked for edtech blogs.  Over the past few months Problogger has become […]

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Like Fish to Water

This summer I’m teaching three weeks of summer school at my new school with my buddy Paul.  During my portion of the class we’re focusing on blogging (and as I quickly found out reviewing how to properly log on to the computer too).  Due to some server issues and getting the laptops set up for […]

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Back from the Dead and in Heaven

Last time I posted was TWO WEEKS AGO! I can’t believe it, but then again I had to take some time off from blogging and even keeping up with my Bloglines account. Yesterday I took a peek at my Bloglines page and I had 972 items to read! Naturally, I just clicked “Mark All Read” […]

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Even Principals Have Blogs

This morning I discovered Scott McLeod’s post SETDA – Empowering Administrators with Professional Development. A quick scan of his presentation led me to the CASTLE website where I found a collection of administrator-related blogs. The links are found on the left side of the page. As a teacher I had never stumbled across these before. […]

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Blogging & Students

When I saw this post on Clarence Fisher’s blog it reminded me how powerful blogging can be when it is used by students. When I was a student I was a very reluctant writer. Actually, I hated writing. To me it was the most boring and tedious task and no matter what I wrote, it […]

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Blogging from the Road

At the moment I am sitting in a car on the way to Las Vegas. Tonight Kathy Griffin has a show at the Mandalay Bay and we have tickets. Right now we are pulling into Barstow and its a cool 105 outside. Thank goodness for AC and mobile Internet! I only wish I had had […]

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Blogging and Learning

Ever thought about blogging with your students, but you have no idea what to do or what you should even blog about? So often we ask our students to write on paper about a topic which does not interest them. Granted many of these topics are standards-related and there is no way to avoid them, […]

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