Category Archives: Course 1

Reflection on Final Project

Seems appropriate that we are in the middle of a typhoon and my final project is on weather. This project is an integrated unit with first grade’s weather unit. Last year I read a book that was about clouds and … Continue reading

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Kill the Widget

Kill the Wabbit! Elmer Fudd shouts at Bugs Bunny, his archenemy in Looney Tunes cartoons. After my widget war, I too, have a battlecry: Kill the Widget! Let me explain. I’ve been working with a grade 5 teacher who wants to create digital portfolios with his students … Continue reading

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Beware of out-of-control hyperlinks. I have 13 Internet Explorer boxes open from jumping from one link to another. I have been trying to find an online collaborative project with other librarians. No luck. I found a good website on library curriculum but … Continue reading

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To copy or not to copy

The ABCs… of Copyright. The topic of copyright and intellectual property is nothing like the ABCs – it isn’t that sequential. It is more like tossing your ABCs into a blender and producing a Copyright Smoothie. Sounds good but the … Continue reading

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