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Entries from October 31st, 2009

My Tweets for 2009-10-31

October 31st, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

RT: @Larryferlazzo @SuzanneWhisler: Technology tools for teachers to check out. http://www.superteachertools.com/ # Happy Birthday Robert. Wish you much happiness. Smooches # Powered by Twitter Tools.

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My Tweets for 2009-10-30

October 30th, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

Check this video out — Occupation Romeo – Students recite Shakespeare using roles http://bit.ly/412AXH # @Larryferlazzo Tried INTODIT and not really impressed. Was not ez to place widgets. Made a mistake and received an error message in German. # Powered by Twitter Tools.

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My Tweets for 2009-10-29

October 29th, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

Thanks for trusting in me enough to followl Welcome to my Twitter Family. @daniwinkler @awalk4 @pbsteachers @Twitter_Tips # Thanks for trusting in me enough to followl Welcome to my Twitter Family. @sarrahv @barbaraoberry @ELSmalaysia # RT @Orbitz: Looking for cheap flights? United Airlines is having a holiday sale with round trip flights from $103+ http://bit.ly/FJPUj […]

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Remixing Shakespeare-Folger Shakespeare Library

October 29th, 2009 · No Comments · Assignments, Project Learning, Tech Classrooms, WOW

This link will take you to the Folger site where you will find an abundance of excellent resources.  One of which is a how to about making podcasts with Shakespeare.  As you see from the video the students get pulled into the assignment because they have the ability to create something CREATIVE from their schoolwork.  […]

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My Tweets for 2009-10-28

October 28th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

RT @webenglishteach: English teachers, do not miss The Poetry Learning Lab: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/learning/index.html # Free Technology for Teachers: PBS Activity Pack – Music in Every Classroom http://ff.im/-aCAnE RT @rmbyrne: # Watch videos (YouTube, BBC iPlayer, Viddler, and Vimeo) with no added distractions : http://bit.ly/4tUNOO RT @daylemajor # From @techradar – 50 time-saving Google Docs templates http://techradar.com/633072 […]

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TeachersFirst: Online Tools

October 27th, 2009 · No Comments · Just for fun, PLNs, Professional Developments, Project Learning, Tech Classrooms, WOW

Please do yourself a favor and check out.  TeachersFirst: Online Tools   Be sure to bookmark this site.  Here you will find a plethora of online tools to use.  You can find everything from rubrics, interactive graphic organizers, worksheet builders, letter writer generator, posters, and a “partridge in a pear tree.”  Peruse and enjoy. 

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My Tweets for 2009-10-25

October 25th, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

Thanks to you all for the retweet love =D @blairteach @marynabadenhors @Marisa_C @annabooklover @marynabadenhors # RT @Larryferlazzo: RT @cristama: Nat’l Geo: Creepy Animals (images)…could be nice pics as writing prompts http://bit.ly/11OhFR # NBC and The Responsibility Project promote the message of responsibility. http://bit.ly/2izdJ8 # Knowledge is not enough, it must be used; will is not […]

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The Knowledge Sharing Place – LiveBinders

October 25th, 2009 · No Comments · PLNs, Professional Developments, Project Learning, Tech Classrooms

Here is a great resource that will allow you to create an online binder for yourself or to share with others. The Knowledge Sharing Place – LiveBinders Gathering information to share? How do you pull everything together? LiveBinders is your online 3-ring binder  Live Binders allows you to compile tons and tons of resources together […]

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Sites for group projects

October 25th, 2009 · No Comments · Assignments, Just for fun, Tech Classrooms, WOW

1.      MorphThing.com: Blend two famous faces 2.      Sharegeography.co.uk  3.      Doink: Animation Tool for Digital Storytelling  4.      AutoMotivator ~make posters  5.      Capzles 6.      ToonDoo – The Cartoon Strip Creator 7.      Kickfly: Make a 3D “Virtual Exhibition” from pictures 8.      PhotoPeach: Telling stories over photos. 9.      Brochure Making Tool: Web2.0 version of Publisher 10.  Sketchcast – A […]

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Collaboration training is needed

October 25th, 2009 · No Comments · PLNs, Professional Developments

I am currently enrolled in an Online course that explores the tools and resources needed to successfully collaborate with special education paras.  So far we are in week 3 and I have learned that I know absolutely nothing useful about collaborating with colleagues. Collaborating is similar to sharing and that is a concept that I honestly […]

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Collaboration between General and Special Education Teachers

October 25th, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

This article tries to break down the differences between collaborating teachers and assistants.  I stand guilty of having assistants and not collaborating colleagues.  Our classrooms are now a mixture of general education and special education students and teachers working together in the same classroom most of the day.  How do we work together is the question? Do we […]

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My Tweets for 2009-10-24

October 24th, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

Choose to be optimistic, it feels better. – Dali Lama # RT @rmbyrne: Free Technology for Teachers: Week In Review – The Most Popular Items http://ff.im/-aoUeM # @kimshelt Congrats. But that the weather tomorrow may be better. =) # Must see video. A reminder that we ALL make a difference. Tweeps, please take this blue […]

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My Tweets for 2009-10-23

October 23rd, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

RT: @jackiegerstein Pretend that every student U teach has a sign that says, ‘Make me feel important.’ ” Adapted from Mary Kay # N.O.L.A. Tweeters – I just added something to the Twitter Group Wall at http://tgr.me/g/social_70199 so take a peek. # When is our work ever done? It is almost 1. I must call […]

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My Tweets for 2009-10-22

October 22nd, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

This year’s Halloween picks: yes, balloon boy made the list. http://bit.ly/4ijMlY Halloween 2009: The Top Costumes – LIFE.com # Do you have a “bucket list”? Check out 50 Things to Do Before You Die – http://shar.es/1EF4f # 10 U.S. Presidents Who Got Their Start in Teaching: http://bit.ly/3tAc9a via @addthis # 100 Free Tools to Make […]

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My Tweets for 2009-10-21

October 21st, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

RT: @diego_s “The Ability to Get Back up After a Defeat is Far More Admirable than the Ability to Never Lose “. SO TRUE. @mlomb @dahara # Tons of Web 2.0 Educational Resources Home – Web 2.0 in Education (UK): http://bit.ly/mzqIA via @addthis # Check it out RT: @Marisa_C RT @annabooklover The eight principles of […]

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My Tweets for 2009-10-20

October 20th, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

RT @NOLAnews: Louisiana graduation rate falls most among 16 Southern states, regional group finds http://bit.ly/2pNOSo # Kind over Matter has cute uplifting pics. http://bit.ly/1u9TeZ via @addthis # Students need help getting started w/ writing? Story starter site: http://teacher.scholastic.c… # rt @tonyrobbins “More people would learn from their mistakes if they weren’t so busy denying them.” […]

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My Tweets for 2009-10-19

October 19th, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

@twilkcom I prefer the color over the black and white. # I’ve started using http://NutshellMail.com to manage my twitter account through one simple email. Try it out =D # RT @Larryferlazzo: Michelle Obama: Teachers Are Key to a Successful Economy http://tinyurl.com/ykgt5fz ☻ # Need Podcasts? Selected home, school and college podcast channels http://bit.ly/M9xpC via @AddToAny […]

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My Tweets for 2009-10-18

October 18th, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

Wonderful way to create digital stories RT @etalbert: Looks interesting for 15+: http://bit.ly/3DDcbz via @angelamaiers CLASS RESOURCE # Collection of short vids that show how FUN chgs behavior. How can we apply this to our classes? http://bit.ly/OBVh8 # 10 Educational uses for Flip Video | RT @digmo DigMo! http://retwt.me/4VzF # 7 Free Apps for Education […]

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My Tweets for 2009-10-17

October 17th, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

RT: @TechnologyToday RT @eDCSD How Web 2.0 has changed the face of education http://bit.ly/yspr9 # RT: @CafeRico @paulawhite: Check out “Learning Well” http://bit.ly/Irz9h We must remember that we work for the “AH HA” moments. # RT: @steelepierce Share with admin/tech team: Twitter Lessons in 140 Characters or Less http://bit.ly/171FqQ Via @blairteach # RT: @SeanBanville @russell1955: […]

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My Tweets for 2009-10-16

October 16th, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

RT: @russeltarr RSS to PDF Newspaper – a resource to improve accessibility of blogs/news feeds: http://tinyurl.com/kqqgcd # RT: @web20classroom @stevejmoore: @tseale via @cristama: Wiki of district-wide collaboration and source for etools http://bit.ly/MTfJ # RT: @TwitterLit “We live in a universe of cycles.” http://is.gd/47Y6M # @webenglishteach I did the same this week. I also showed the […]

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