Robin Talkowski’s Blog: Reading & Technology

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Robin Talkowski’s Blog: Reading & Technology

Entries from April 21st, 2010

Great Way to Share Resources

April 21st, 2010 · 1 Comment · reading and technology

Recently, I was viewing Glogsters that have been publicly shared using the new categorization system.  I found one submitted by shend5 that I wanted to share.  S/he used glogster to share various story making and story telling resources.  I loved that the resources can be shared on one page in a visually pleasing manner.

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Summer Reading, Anyone?

April 19th, 2010 · No Comments · reading and technology

I love to read.  However, almost all of the students that I teach report that the last thing they would choose to do is read a book.  While this topic frequently results in friendly teasing and banter because my students can’t believe I read books all the time as well as listen to books in […]

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“Poetry is my kind of fooling.” … not

April 11th, 2010 · No Comments · reading and technology

Poetry intimidates me.  Perhaps my intimidation arises from the fact that I am a reading specialist who came to the field not from a study of English but from the field of Psychology.  I always fear that poetry holds some deeper meaning that I am just not insightful enough to see.  Having said this, poetry […]

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60 Second Challenge

April 2nd, 2010 · No Comments · education issues, reading and technology

At times ideas converge from multiple places for that “Ahah” moment.  This happened for me recently around the use of video for student assessment.  The tipping point was reading an article in the January/February Connecting Minds newsletter from the All Kinds of Minds organization.  The article was entitled, “In Their Own Words – Learning about […]

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