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Entries from September 28th, 2009

My Tweets for 2009-09-28

September 28th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

@kesten I use Glogster. Here is a tutorial that I use in class. http://msburtonisonline.pbworks.com/Glogster. Hope it helps # “Miracles start to happen when you give as much energy to your dreams as you do to your fears.” Richard Wilkins # Twitter and Education: A proposed panel. Please support us! http://bit.ly/SZjZz #140conf (Please RT!) # Powered […]

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My Tweets for 2009-09-27

September 27th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Thanks 4 resource @tweetmeme 6 Incredible Twitter Powered Art Projects http://retwt.me/ktLV (via @mashable) # @Marisa_C Thanks for the notice and mention. I am a new geek so everything is still a ‘work in progress.’ # RT @huffingtonpost Robert Rose: The Self-Sustaining Classroom http://retwt.me/lgYr # Powered by Twitter Tools.

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My Tweets for 2009-09-26

September 26th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Follow this list of 100 educators build your PLN: http://ow.ly/r1gn # RT: @rmbyrne Free Technology for Teachers: Week In Review – The Most Popular Items http://ff.im/-8JgHJ # RT: @NOLAnews Jeff superintendent turns to reform group to promote $200 million schools plan http://bit.ly/1WPMkV # Essential phrases in 36 languages http://bit.ly/tHHL from BBC Languages # RT: @kalinagoenglish […]

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September 25th, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

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My Tweets for 2009-09-24

September 24th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

RT: @jackiegerstein Reading The Influence of Multiple Intelligence Theory on Web-Based Learning – http://bit.ly/9lLVH # Powered by Twitter Tools.

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My Tweets for 2009-09-23

September 23rd, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

RT: @rmbyrne RT @SArtkras: Having Fun? 11 Questions For Analyzing Your School’s “Levity Effect” http://bit.ly/AxSNn (via @eduinnovation) # RT: @rmbyrne Free Technology for Teachers: Google Sidewiki Makes the Whole Web a Wiki http://ff.im/-8BU4m # RT: @shandawoods had a bad day? watch this: http://bit.ly/qPTUz # RT: @russeltarr Electronic Portfolios with Google Apps: http://tinyurl.com/llhe9d # Powered by […]

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My Tweets for 2009-09-22

September 22nd, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

50 of the Best Twitter Resources and Guides http://bit.ly/Twitter50Best # RT: @mtechman RT @sharon_elin helpful blog post showing techniques for creating multiple choice scenarios http://is.gd/3yzqw # Powered by Twitter Tools.

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My Tweets for 2009-09-21

September 21st, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it ends up thinking it’s stupid. ~Albert Einstein # Powered by Twitter Tools.

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My Tweets for 2009-09-20

September 20th, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

RT @tonyrobbins: “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” Alice Walker # Something else 2 check out! RT: @web20classroom RT @ShellTerrell: New post! Cool Sites: Be a Cutting Edge Educator http://retwt.me/7PzN # 2 c RT: @GrammarGirl Tomorrow is the last day to get the early registration […]

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Technorati claim

September 20th, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

I am linking my blog to Technorati and it requires that I must claim it by posting this code. 9hik3t4ye5

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My Tweets for 2009-09-19

September 19th, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

RT: @shandawoods RT @celfoster @farroutlinks: School-Friendly Video Saving and Sharing Strategies http://ow.ly/q2BC # RT: @courosa RT @mikeruffin: students time spent on homework & stress among youth: http://tinyurl.com/lm6xq4 # RT: @linkstoliteracy RT @KidsAreHeroes: If you can’t make KAH Day http://twitpic.com/i6u8e # RT: @coolcatteacher “Be so preoccupied with goodwill that you haven’t room for ill will.” E […]

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My Tweets for 2009-09-13

September 13th, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

RT: @diego_s “It is The Supreme Art of the Teacher to Awaken Joy in Creative Expression and Knowledge.” ~ Albert Einstein # RT: @jackiegerstein Map of colleges and universities using Google apps http://bit.ly/2TXDu – Google apps # RT: @diego_s “Knowing is Not Enough; We Must Apply – Being Willing is Not Enough; We Must Do.” […]

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Why do I need mics and headsets?

September 13th, 2009 · No Comments · Assignments, Professional Developments, Project Learning, Tech Classrooms

I have an English I class in a Title One labeled school.  My school was threatened with corrective action and we are striving to develop lessons and activities that motivate and engage our student body.  The school is public and contains approximately 1200 students.  The student/teacher ratio: 25:1 and our student body is comprised of […]

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My Tweets for 2009-09-12

September 12th, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

Daughter woke me up 1/2 an hour ago and I was in a panic. Alarm didn’t go off. Jumped into tub and then remembered that 2day is SAT. OOPS # @ryanbaer94 # RT @ryanbaer94: @MsBisOnline IS the BESTEST TEACHER——I HOPE I GET AN A ON MY REPORT CARD # RT @ryanbaer94: @MsBisOnline IS the BESTEST […]

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My Tweets for 2009-09-11

September 11th, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

RT: @106andpark There Are Hundreds of Reasons NOT to drop out of High School…. Give Us One # @rmbyrne Isn’t wonderful when we can share our wealth of knowledge? # RT: @SimpleK12 “How technologically literate are your students? http://tinyurl.com/c6367o ” #4me2C # RT: @keisawilliams RT @TomDrago: Search tool for Promethean resources aligned to state standards […]

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My Tweets for 2009-09-10

September 10th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

RT: @BarackObama President Obama: “I still believe we can do great things, and that here and now we will meet history’s test.” # RT: @BarackObama President Obama: “I am not the first president to take up this cause, but I am determined to be the last.” #hc09 # RT: @copyblogger “Knowing is not enough; we […]

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My Tweets for 2009-09-09

September 9th, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

RT @TwitterLit: “I’m trapped, nearly out of time.” http://is.gd/32swz Don’t we all feel like this sometimes # “The secret of getting started is breaking ur complex, overwhelming tasks n2 small manageable tasks, & then starting on the 1st.”-Mark Twain # U can’t control what happens to u, but u can control ur attitude 2ward what […]

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Talking tech is NOT using tech

September 9th, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

Overcoming Technology Barriers: How to Innovate Without Extra Money or Support Edutopia: “‘Access, Adequacy, and Equity in Education Technology,’ published by the National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers, provides several broad recommendations for effecting change over the long term. They include: Improve classroom access to hardware, software, and the Internet, bolster technical […]

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My Tweets for 2009-09-08

September 8th, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

Wonderful flash Jeopardy Game template to use. http://www.superteachertools.com/jeopardy/index.php # One class down with two more to go…. Happy Faux Monday # “If I diminish you, I diminish myself.” by Desmond Tutu # RT @jackiegerstein: RT @MoCheeks: Catch the Q&A with the students of Wakefield HS and President Obama http://www.whitehouse.gov/live/ # Thanks I was just looking […]

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My Tweets for 2009-09-07

September 7th, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

RT: @keisawilliams Great! RT @Larryferlazzo Brainpop ESL launches today-it’s free for now http://www.brainpopesl.com/ # RT: @storytellin Folktexts: A library of folktales, folklore, fairy tales, and mythology … http://bit.ly/2PaceQ # RT: @burcuakyol Free audio stories for kids. Great! http://storynory.com/ # RT: @burcuakyol Introduction to podcasting. http://bit.ly/fc7rm # RT: @burcuakyol Find video & audio from thousands of […]

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