Monthly Archives: March 2011

Quick Resourse Codes

The first session attended on Thursday was facilitated by Jeff Utecht on Quick Response, or QR codes. The way I understand it, a QR code is essentially an enlarged bar code which links users to further information on a particular … Continue reading

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15 Ways to Use the Computer in Your Classroom

During session 5 Friday morning 11:30-12:30pm the 25th I attended “15 ways to use the computer in your classroom” hosted by Darrin Schumacher. At the beginning of the session Darrrin stated something significant, “the curriculum should drive the technology, not … Continue reading

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Visual Literacy/ Exploring New Terrain

Kim Cofino conducted perhaps the most interesting session (certainly the most visually aesthetic) attended during EARCOS, one on Visual Literacy http://makingalastingimpact.wikispaces.com . What immediately comes to mind writing on this session 5 days later is a point she was making … Continue reading

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I Search Paper

I attended a workshop on Thursday afternoon during session 2 of the EARCOS conference detailing the I search paper format. http://isearchinsideout.wikispaces.com/  The session was co-conducted by Mary Tish (a fellow COETAIL participant) and Bethany Shull, English teachers at the International … Continue reading

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First Session Musings

It was very interesting our first session this morning. Linking learners to their passions is a notion I am holding on to particularly. How can we find, tap into what excites and energizes young minds?  If  we put students in touch with … Continue reading

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