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About me

My name is Laura Wright and I live in Australia. I became a wife 7 years ago when God brought Samuel and I together, then a few years later I became a mother when He gave us our darling little Joshua, and then again last year with the arrival of Caleb.

It is my professional goal to work as a technology integration specialist. Working as a support for classroom teachers as they take the plunge of applying computer technology to their instructional methods makes the hair on the back of my neck stand up! Its that exciting! I may not be in the classroom just yet but I am tyring to use this time at home to learn as much as I can, through books, online conferences and from the amazing educators in my Twitter PLN.

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Laura Wright is now friends with Jessica Owens, Jaqueline Atkinson and Ben Wyatt
Sep 21, 2011
Laura Wright commented on Jill Galloway's group Project-Based Learning (PBL)
"Caitlyn, Not only have bie.org commissioned the video I recently posted but they also have a whole site devoted to PBL. I think their toolkit would help you immensely in writing the driving question, structuring the unit etc. They also have a book…"
Jul 15, 2011
Laura Wright commented on Jill Galloway's group Project-Based Learning (PBL)
"Best explanation of PBL out there. Don't you just love Common Craft?"
Jul 14, 2011
Laura Wright replied to Jaqueline Atkinson's discussion Help with research! in the group Pre-Service Teachers
"Hello Jaqueline, I am from Australia and did my teacher certification online. I would be happy to help you in any way I can.   Laura Wright http://mrslaurawright.blogspot.com/"
Jul 11, 2011
Laura Wright commented on Colleen McGuire's group iPads in the Classroom
"Had some really good feedback about this little booklet. Thought I might share it here too. All feedback is most appreciated :)   Open publication - Free publishing - More education"
Jun 5, 2011
Shannon McClintock Miller and Laura Wright are now friends
Jun 2, 2011
Laura Wright updated their profile
Apr 30, 2011
Laura Wright commented on Colleen McGuire's group iPads in the Classroom
"Thanks for your reply Kate. Sorry I didn't explain myself better. The HDMI cable (and the VGA cable) projects the ipad screen onto the IWB - I was hoping that iPad games might be able to be controlled through the IWB i.e. move an object on the…"
Apr 9, 2011
Laura Wright commented on Colleen McGuire's group iPads in the Classroom
"Would like to hear about anyone who has used their iPad2 with the HDMI cable and an interactive whiteboard. Have you used the iPad apps on the interactive whiteboard with much success?"
Mar 21, 2011
Laura Wright replied to Ryan MacDougall's discussion Web 2.0/Technology Resources for Language Arts/Science in the group Web 2.0 / Emerging Technology
"This is a desktop and iPod/iPad app not a site but I just love it so much I had to share: Shakespeare in Bits.  High School level (11 and 12 for most, 9 or 10 advanced English). Currently have Macbeth or Romeo and Juliet with other plays to…"
Jan 20, 2011
Laura Wright joined Rachel Young's group
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IB.PYPX

Grade five IBPYP teachers looking to connect with other PYPX teachers. Hoping to exchange new ideas, insights & suggestions about the PYP Exhibition.See More
Jan 9, 2011
Laura Wright joined Bonnie Frampton Faust's group
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Pre-Service Teachers

For those educators who are student teaching, preparing to student teach, or recent graduates still looking for placement
Jan 9, 2011
Laura Wright joined Jessica Owens's group
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Elementary Educators K-8

Welcome Primary Educators! Teaching students from ages 5 to 14 requires loads of subjects to cover and loads of resources to share. Join this group to reflect about your classes and brainstorm ideas for improvement.See More
Jan 9, 2011
Laura Wright joined Ben Wyatt's group
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Web 2.0 / Emerging Technology

With the emergence of social media and emerging technology how do know what type of technology to use in the classroom. This group will provide a discussion area for best practices when using this type of technology in education.See More
Jan 9, 2011
Laura Wright joined Jill Galloway's group
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Project-Based Learning (PBL)

This group is for those who implement the project-based learning model or want to learn more about it.
Jan 9, 2011
Laura Wright commented on Colleen McGuire's group iPads in the Classroom
"Becky: I don't know much about Kidpix, but for typing and basic drawing have you thought about Pages? $13! You can't do freehand drawing with a "pencil" but there is a pen like drawing tool which can be used in conjunction with…"
Jan 9, 2011

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