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D. Ripollone is a STAR member of the Discovery Educator Network

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Entries Tagged as 'Web 2.0 Tool'

Board Builder Revisited

December 19th, 2013 · No Comments · Discovery, Teacher Ideas, Teaching Strategies, Web 2.0 Tool

Well the project is finished and I am happy to say the students enjoyed the use of the Board Builder in the Discovery Ed. The boards were simple but visual pleasing. Students used the boards to visually outline their Alternative Energy Projects. When talking to some of the students about the Board Builders, they commented […]

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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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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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20 Powerful Infographic Design Kits – tripwire magazine

June 23rd, 2013 · No Comments · Teacher Ideas, Web 2.0 Tool

20 Powerful Infographic Design Kits – tripwire magazine. This looks like an interesting article to read about Infographics. It also gives you Tips and Tricks for designing Infographics. Haven’t tried this yet but I’m hoping to in the future.  Enjoy

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15+ Great Chrome Extensions for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

June 22nd, 2013 · No Comments · Web 2.0 Tool

15+ Great Chrome Extensions for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. If you use Google Chrome this is a great article to get you started with extensions. However, be warned extensions can cause some problems in Chrome. I do like the extensions that allow me to quickly reference a website for future use. I’m […]

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DENny Award 2013

May 29th, 2013 · No Comments · Discovery, Teacher Ideas, Web 2.0 Tool

Well surprise, surprise my blog won RJ Stangherlin Award (Best Individual DEN Blogger) I was one of four bloggers to receive the award from the DEN (Discovery Educators Network). Thanks to everyone who follows me and those who read the blog. I try to talk about relevant topics, so as not to waste everyone’s time. […]

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Discovery Spring VirtCon Live

April 21st, 2013 · No Comments · Discovery, STEM, Teacher Ideas, Teacher Workshop, Web 2.0 Tool

Well Saturday (April 20th) was the VirtCon with Discovery. We hosted a F2F event our Cardinal Gibbons HS, we had a small crowd. But, great collaboration and sharing of resources occurred. We started the day with a great talk by Suzie Boss “Connecting Classroom and Community with PBL”. Her talk included ideas from other teachers […]

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Discovery Spring VirtCon

March 28th, 2013 · No Comments · Discovery, STEM, Teacher Workshop, Web 2.0 Tool

Well the word is a go for the Spring VirtCon. Cardinal Gibbons High School in Raleigh, NC, will be hosting a F2F event. We have already started getting our plans together. You can sign up for the event at Gibbons by completing the online registration and checking the box for Gibbons. We have a form […]

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NC Catholic Conference…. Greensboro

October 7th, 2012 · No Comments · Discovery, Honeywell, NASA, NASA explorers school, Space Camp, STEM, Web 2.0 Tool

After talking Angie Melcher into doing the conference with me I came to realize there was a lot of information we needed to get together. Well we did and what a team we made.  I think we were well received and had tons of information for those that attended. We started off by introducing the […]

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High School Alternative Energy Project

January 29th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Environment, Project, Web 2.0 Tool

Background: Recently we finished part of the Castle Electricity Unit. After completing section 5 of the module we decided to give the students a project. This project included summer material I received from a workshop at the UNC botanical gardens. See blog entry UNC Exploring the Future of Electricity. To include some environmental and stewardship […]

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