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Robotics Tournament

February 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · Article, robotics

Finished! And it was a great success. According to everyone who participated in the event. We had over 500 live views on our broadcast at High School Cube. It was the second most watched event at Cardinal Gibbons since we started broadcasting live. Over 300 people attended the event. A special shout out to all […]

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Thanksgiving …. Board Builder…

December 1st, 2013 · No Comments · Article, Discovery, Project, Teacher Ideas, Teaching Strategies, Web 2.0 Tool

Check out the new post on the tool offered by Discovery; the new board builder. see more…..  

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Modelling for excellence | Class Teaching.

November 29th, 2013 · No Comments · Article, Teaching Strategies

Modelling for excellence | Class Teaching. Great article about developing a skill in class using modelling. Giving examples the author(Shaun Allison) explains the common theme used by teachers to best teach students how to master a particular skill. I really like the connectives sheet, it looks like a good resource for teaching lab write ups. […]

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SOS: Connect The Dots – DEN Blog Network

November 29th, 2013 · No Comments · Article, Discovery, Teaching Strategies

SOS: Connect The Dots – DEN Blog Network. Two posts in one day.. What is the world coming to. Great idea from Ginny Washburne on DEN. I think this would be a great warm-up to a topic. Could be used to find out what the students know?

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Using Doceri, iMovie, & Telagami to Make Flipped Videos

November 29th, 2013 · No Comments · Article, Flipping the Classroom, Teacher Ideas, Web 2.0 Tool

Using Doceri, iMovie, & Telagami to Make Flipped Videos – jonbergmann.com. I know it’s been a while since my last post. It’s coming I promise. Meanwhile I think this would be an interesting addition to my flipped videos. I’ve been fretting recently on how to make my videos more interesting and have planned on redoing […]

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Lab and Dig Site

July 23rd, 2013 · No Comments · Article, Discovery, Labs, Project, Siemens STEM Academy, Teacher Ideas, Teacher Workshop

On Friday we ended up in the lab for the whole day. Here we worked with Eirik Krogstad and Ian. The work started with us drying our samples in an oven for an hour. While that was taking place we measured out a recipe of flux and oxidizer (flux material was made of Lithium Borates […]

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Tips for New and Experienced Educators

June 10th, 2013 · No Comments · Article, Flipping the Classroom, Teacher Ideas

Flipped Learning Network:  Tips for New and Experienced Educators. Gives some really good advice on Flipped Learning and Flipping your classroom.

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Technology / Guidelines for Wikis, Blogs and Glogster

May 21st, 2013 · No Comments · Article, Discovery

Technology / Guidelines for Wikis, Blogs and Glogster. Nice little Guide for Wikis and Blogs. Found in an article Blog post by Donna Criswell on Discovery. Read more here

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7 Minutes of Terror: Not your Grandfathers Science Class Film/Video News

August 3rd, 2012 · No Comments · Article, NASA

7 Minutes of Terror: Not your Grandfathers Science Class Film | Video News. Written by Jennifer O’Rourke, the blog entry talks about the 7 minutes of terror video. The writer looks at the movie from a “producer’s perspective”, she points out that the video is definitely better then films in the pass. One point she […]

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