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Cross-Curricular Standards

Technology standards (NETS standards at my school), should really be something bigger.  It does not make sense that we would teach anyone how to use an application without context. What I am really teaching kids is how to think; how … Continue reading

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It’s happening… the transfer of skills

The most rewarding email I received this weekend: Dear Mrs. Arleth, This Weekend I created my own QR code for my blog. The link that I posted on this page will take you to my QR code for my blog. … Continue reading

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Visual Imagery

My students fall in love with the rainforest because of the animals that live there.  Then they appreciate it because because they learn about how they depend on it.  This sets the scene for the strong emotional struggle I hope … Continue reading

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Take Aways

 Some rights reserved by giulia.forsythe This year I feel I have my hands full, a mind that’s spilling over, and my passion ignited. I understand one of the greatest things administrators can do to support their staff in technology integration is give … Continue reading

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How are you going to solve that problem?

A professional goal I have this year is to make student learning more authentic. Upon reflection, this happens in two ways; intentional project/unit planning, and by being able to flow with teachable moments. Our traditional school structure has an old … Continue reading

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Intermediate Division AUP

Creating this Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) has really consolidated the different ideas and huge amounts of information I have been exposed to over the last few months.  I know that I will be a better teacher because I now have … Continue reading

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How does copyright apply to me?

To Understand. How many teachers actually know how copyright and fair use laws apply to them as educators, and how many of them know what to teach their students about citing sources?  I would estimate that half of the teachers … Continue reading

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Coetail -class one -day one

I believe I came here looking for structure to apply to my “freelance” tech integration.  Structure as in: learning how much tech integration is good, how much is too much, how to do this and that, and the best way … Continue reading

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