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Movember

Just started growing my moustache for Movember. I'm raising money for a local children's cancer hospital. It looks great so far as long as…

Started by William Lowe

0 Nov 6, 2009

On Defense of Facts

Inspired by awesome #edchat discussions I wrote a blog post http://cytochromec.net/blog/ defending the role of factual content and tangenti…

Started by Colin Matheson

0 Nov 5, 2009

Students' tools (cell phones, iPods, IM etc) for classroom learning?

I am working on a project that involves teachers partnering with students to figure out how to use new technologies, including the ones stu…

Started by Lisa Schwartz

0 Nov 4, 2009

Glogster Review Project

On of my English classes has been working on some Glogs recently. As the deadline of their work approaches (this weekend), we're looking fo…

Started by MatthiasHeil

0 Nov 4, 2009

Technology and Formative Assessment

After seeing a post from web20classroom - I am dying to know how other teachers in my burgeoning PLN are using technology in formative asse…

Started by Jeffrey D. Blackburn

2 Nov 3, 2009
Reply by Jeffrey D. Blackburn

Sharepoint and videos

Hi, I'm setting up a Sharepoint server at my Primary School. It's great for documents, pictures tec. but doesn't handle large files well li…

Started by TobyP

0 Nov 2, 2009

What does your PLN mean to you?

Hello everyone, A while back I started a project to gather educators' stories about what their PLN means to them. I've had about 9 respons…

Started by catspyjamasnz

0 Nov 2, 2009

IWBs in the Classroom

Hopefully this will be of interest to some of you, as well. Equipping schools with interactive whiteboards is an increasingly popular trend…

Started by MatthiasHeil

1 Oct 30, 2009
Reply by Bill Lord

Barcamps for Students

I've just agreed to organize a "barcamp" for K-12 students to participate in as a parallel event during BarcampSWFL in Jan 2010. Have any…

Started by Deb Hanson

0 Oct 30, 2009

Year 12's in Australia celebrate their last day of school by making a film. Just wonderful.

http://jennylu.wordpress.com/2009/10/23/schools-out-friday-88/ visit Jenny Luca's blog. What and who inspired these kids? When I see this,…

Started by NinaD

0 Oct 25, 2009

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Nicholle Gornicz replied to Maranda Knutson's discussion What new instructional technology will you be using this year in your elementary classroom? in the group Best Practices and Differentiated Instruction
"Google Classroom, Khan academy, Think Through math, I am moving towards a blended learning classroom "
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Nicholle Gornicz replied to Holly Kirby's discussion Classroom Technology in the group Best Practices and Differentiated Instruction
"I have been doing a lot of research on Blended Learning.  It seems like a great way to really move into 21st century learning.  Ia m also a special education teacher and I am going to start implementing more technology in my classroom this…"
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Nicholle Gornicz replied to Marcy J. Perry's discussion What does inclusion look like in your school for the student, the special educator and gen ed teacher? in the group Special Education
"I am a pull out and inclusion teacher.  When I push into the classroom, I often feel like an assistant.  I basically am there to aide the students with the lessons being taught.  However once the rapport is set then I feel more…"
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Literacy in Special Schools

I'm a teacher in a special school in Australia and we use the 4 Blocks Framework. I was wondering if anyone else uses this literacy framework? What other frameworks do schools use for literacy?See More
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Writing Linguistic Perfection: 10 Steps to Correct Grammar

Do you frequently make mistakes when you write emails or messages to your friends or colleagues? Have you ever noticed that your essays always have perfect structure and good ideas but get lower grades because of the huge number of grammar mistakes? Well, a custom writing service might help…See More
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