Author Archives: Kathleen

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Mom!

Mom!

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching so we need to start thinking of what special ways we can celebrate our mothers.  When I think of Mother’s Day I think of all the women in my life who have had an influence of who I am today.  I try and remember to send a little thank you

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Glogging Along..

We had a wonderful afternoon at Champion High School in Brockton!   Twelve teachers got together for a Glogster workshop and the room was a buzz with creative juices!  As always Discovery was a big part of this event!  Teachers were amazed with what they could do to present student work and research in such

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Google Alerts

I recently hosted a workshop sharing some Google ideas with teachers and to my surprise none of them had heard of Google Alerts.  If you haven’t yet tried setting up Google Alerts you should give it a try.  You can send an alert about any subject that may interest you and Google will send you

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Why not try a Tweet?

I have had several conversations with teachers recently about using Twitter in the classroom.  Most of the conversations had a negatively slant to any use of Twitter.  I want to try and help teachers understand that although Twitter may not be a tool for every situation it certainly has a place in education both as

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MassCue

The MassCue conference is behind us once again!  I think it rains every year!!  Gillette Stadium is a great setting for the conference and I even got to say hello to Robert Kraft!  It was amazing what the elevator people were going through to see what elevator he would take and how they would have

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interesting web 2.0 site

http://cct2.edc.org/dig_lit/web/resources.html This site is worth checking out. It’s not flashy and I almost dismissed it but it has a lot a great information and resources if you investigate..

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Autumn

We are well into October and the school year is moving quickly!  I find as an educator this is the perfect time of year to update my personal and professional learning communities.  Fall is probably the busiest time for most educators but a perfect opportunity to add to a network of educators to build resources

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October Already!

I can’t believe we are in October already! Where does the time go? I just finished teaching a class on 21st Century Skills and I think I learned more than I taught! Wonderful experience! If you haven’t done flipbooks with your students yet you may want to try this sitehttp://www.flipsnack.com/ Flip books are a great

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