Author Archives: Dan

Pursuing your Passion

I came across this comic from Bill Watterson (Calvin and Hobbes) and wanted to share as is relates to how you should pursue your own passion. Enjoy!  

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Course 5 Final Project

 

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Wrapping Up Unit – Final Project Underway

As I am finding out with any new unit that replaces an old one, it always takes more time then  intended.  In my last blog I outlined the phases my team has completed and just now finishing phase 4, which … Continue reading

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Project 5 Progress – I Think

With about three weeks to go with my new Social Studies unit entitled Justice, I thought it might be time to share some of my progress up to this point. Having read @Sanne blog and reading about how she had … Continue reading

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Google Apps Summit Tokyo in Video

Thought I would post these.  A couple videos that Glenda Baker and Brendan Madden, two teachers at the American School in Japan, pulled together for the Google Apps Summit  held at ASIJ last weekend. Enjoy!

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Google Summit Tokyo

I just attended a Google Apps for Educators this weekend held for the first time in Tokyo.  We were fortunate to have it on our campus here at the American School in Japan (ASIJ) and, a true highlight for me, … Continue reading

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Discussing Images Online

As I begin my launch into my final project for course 5 I wanted to share a great tech find from our IT department.  They came across a new program called Marqueed.com and felt it might be useful with the … Continue reading

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Project Ideas

My brainstorm of  three options I have in mind for Course 5 project.  Keeping in mind the following: Why do you think this unit is a good possibility for your Course 5 project? What are some of your concerns about … Continue reading

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Device-filled Classroom Management

So in your device-filled classroom, how have you changed (or how will you change) your classroom management practices? What tried-and-true methods can be updated to work in your new environment? What methods need to be rethought, revamped or retired? What … Continue reading

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The Future of Technology

Will education as we know it change because of technology? Where and how will you be teaching in 5, 10, 15 years time? I stumbled upon this Blog from Jordan Lujewaan entitled 10 Ways the Next 10 Years Are Going … Continue reading

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