Archive for October, 2006
October 31, 2006
Due to my fear of our school “blocking” blog sites like blogger, I am relocating this blog to another site (Edublogs.org).http://technotuesday.edublogs.org/Update your feeds.www.bloglines.com Come back next Tuesday!
October 30, 2006
Today was the last day of a six week digital photography session of Creative Explorers. My school offers these “mini” courses to students who are willing to stay after school, and I sponsored the digital photography group. We learned many new things in our six weeks. MY favorite was “fun” things to do with your [...]
October 25, 2006
Monday, October 30, I take myself on a field trip! I will be visiting Dutch Fork Elementary School to learn the “subscription” side of Podcasting. I am preparing a 5th grade class to create podcasts. Of course when I initially planned it, I was still fuzzy on podcasting, so their task isn’t a podcast except that [...]
October 25, 2006
I have learned how to categorize postings here. I have added several, but may add more later.
October 25, 2006
I have maintained this blog with another service, blogger.com. But recent rumors about blocking the blogger.com or blogspot.com sites (from my school district) has made me research more educationally sound blogging sites. From this day forward, I will use the edublog site to post my thoughts and ideas about teachers integrating technology. Before changing to edublogs, I [...]
October 24, 2006
Mark Wagner“Blog If You Love Learning” VideoK12 Online Conferencehttp://k12online.wm.edu/BlogIfYouLoveLearning.mov Wow, what a great video introducing the concept of blogging and its uses in education. If you are fuzzy on what it means to blog, this video is for you. Mark especially highlights EduBlogs. TUNE IN!! Come back next Tuesday!
October 22, 2006
Have you wanted to create a blog where your students can safely post on their own instead of having to just comment on your posting. Introducing David Warlick’s Class Blogmeister! I haven’t fully researched it, but I am in the process of doing just that. I have several media friends who are using it, and [...]
October 20, 2006
Friday (October 20, 2006) there was a letter to the editor regarding the students’ pictures from Castle Heights Middle School. Here’s a link if you missed it. http://www.heraldonline.com/124/story/8038.htmlI respond to this because many of us knew some of the kids featured and even interviewed for the story that I believe ran Wednesday or Thursday. Here’s [...]
October 19, 2006
Today some of our fourth and fifth grade teachers (as well as me!) were invited to attend a Science and Literacy Workshop presented by Merry Southgate of Charlseton, SC. She was invited by Dr. Jawarowski, Associate Supt. of Instruction who took over the department formerly led by Dr. Kodad. Dr. Jawarowski had hosted Merry Southgate [...]
October 17, 2006
http://k12onlineconference.org/ It’s MUST SEE and MUST hear info. What a novel idea! An online conference (virtual in every aspect of the word) where you can actively participate through blogging, podcasting, videos, and wikis, or you can be a passive observer, and just soak up the information. You can even apply for renewal credits. DavidWarlick’s opening [...]