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Day of Discovery in Mason

Day of Discovery in Mason

  You’re invited to join us as we journey, “Beyond the Textbook” at an enriching and intensive professional development experience. REMC 13 and Discovery Education are excited to provide this Day of Discovery at no charge to area educators. Tuesday, July 27, 2010 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM (registration begins at 8:30 AM) REMC 13

Fun Learning

I’m at the DEN Leadership Council Institute in Boston this week with 75 other amazing DEN leaders from across the country.  This evening we participated in an AmeriDEN Idol competition.  What a fun structure for learning!  Each team (of approximately ten people) were given four minutes to deliver a presentation to the others…   a web site, online tool, video, etc.  The DEN team hammed

Is it good form… to use Google forms?

I have to credit this week’s blog to my esteemed (and recently retired) colleague, Mr. Bruce Vigneault. He sent me a link to http://edte.ch/blog/2008/08/23/10-google-forms-for-the-classroom/. One reason that it particularly interested me was because he commented that many of the forms pertain to the lower grade levels. In my experience at our district, the majority of

Countdown to ISTE 2010

Is anyone from Michigan headed out to Denver for ISTE 2010?  I would love to meet everyone out there, and perhaps share a few stories and ideas. If you are interested, fill out this form and I will contact you with meet up info.

Interesting Web Find

As the school year draws to a close, I find myself beginning to have a few spare moments to look at some of the websites that I accumulated over the course of the year that I haven’t looked at.  One of those sites is http://www.fillanypdf.com.  This site allows you to upload any PDF form to

Voice Thread in Action

It was not until we were in our Poetry Unit that I saw an obvious use of Voice Thread with my 1st and 2nd graders. I have been unsure how it could be useful with young students as I have. But, with the students showing excitement with writing poetry I presented Voice Thread to them.

MACUL Conference Bits and Pieces

MACUL Conference 2010 STAR’s in Action. Here is a list of STAR’s who are are presenting at this year’s conference. Wednesday, March 10, 2010 8:30-12:00 Melissa White~Interactive Classroom Technology, preK-6 1:00-4:30 Melissa White~ Interactive Classroom Technology, 7-12   Thursday, March 11, 2010 10:00-11:00 Wynn Draper-Bryant~DyKnow: Interactive Program—Haldane Rm. Patti Harju~Wikis in the Classroom –Grand Gallery

Online Photo Editing Sites

Greetings Fellow Michiganders! Ever find yourself in a predicament where you need to edit a photo and you don’t have a piece of software to do it?  Well, thanks to the power of the web, you will never be stuck again.  There are two sites that I have found very useful, and don’t take long