Monthly Archives: April 2011

Beyond Paper and Pencil – Computers and the Writing Process

At Earcos 2011, I attended a session called Beyond Paper and Pencil hosted by Kevin Krembs, a teacher at the International School of Beijing. As an English teacher myself, I spend a great deal of time walking my students through … Continue reading

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Hardware is not Enough

At Earcos 2011, I attended a session called “Hardware is not Enough” hosted by Kim Cofino. As the session opened, Kim explained why we should collaborate. The reasons were many, including improving student learning and embracing 21st century learning. Then, … Continue reading

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Finding the Time for Technology in the Classroom

Like most educators I know, I also want more time! More time to teach a topic, more time for the students to work on something, more time to get all the grading done, more time to write the reports. We … Continue reading

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QR Codes and Me

At Earcos 2011, I attended a course by Jeff Utecht called “QR Codes in the Classroom”. When I first saw this course listed in the Earcos booklet, I was immediately intrigued. First, I had absolutely no idea what a QR … Continue reading

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Steep Learning Curve

After the first session of CoETaIL, I must admit I felt quite overwhelmed. At my school, I think I am one of the more tech-savvy teachers, but after the first day of CoETaIL, I realized that there is so much … Continue reading

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