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Entries from November 29th, 2009

My Tweets for 2009-11-29

November 29th, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

Holt, Rinehart and Winston has Online Interactive Graphic Organizer http://bit.ly/7QQxoW Fill out form and save as a PDF # @cybraryman1 @stacybodin Thanks for the retweet love. # RT @keisawilliams: looking for the source of an image.? TinEye Reverse image Search engine http://bit.ly/Mxead # RT @wave_: RT this and follow @wave_. Win 3 Google Wave Invite […]

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My Tweets for 2009-11-28

November 28th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

@DYALitReview I used to follow you for my class. Sorry you didn’t get all your pay but I am good without the profanity. Bye Bye # If you like Twitter then use Tweet Deck, makes life much easier. Screencasts show you http://bit.ly/3BSU4 Thx @russell1955 # @paulawhite LOL. I just said the same thing. Doesn’t that […]

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My Tweets for 2009-11-27

November 27th, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

He who thinketh he leadeth and hath no one following him is only taking a walk. ~ Anonymous # Idle Youth Raises `Lost Generation` Fear – CBSNews: http://bit.ly/93gbTu Only 44.3 % of 16- to 24-year-olds – had jobs in October # RT @CBSNews: “Evening News:” White House Party Crashers Shock Outsiders http://bit.ly/72xp61 What does that […]

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My Tweets for 2009-11-26

November 26th, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

Big Huge Thesaurus: Synonyms, antonyms, and rhymes (oh my!) http://bit.ly/6qsEta via @AddToAny They also have blog topics and storylines # RT @cuppa_coffee: Like the look of http://www.amap.org.uk/ to map out arguments, its interactive too (via @take_the_plunge) # RT @tonnet: 101 Tools For The Ultimate Twitter Expert – http://is.gd/53ZSi Gr8t collection # Plagiarism Checkers: 5 Free […]

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Thank You M’am movie

November 26th, 2009 · No Comments · Assignments, Curriculum, Just for fun, Project Learning, Tech Classrooms

Just made a video on Animoto called “Thank You M’am”: http://bit.ly/5pq6he

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Production tools to use in class

November 26th, 2009 · No Comments · Just for fun, Tech Classrooms, WOW

Here are new production tools Dipity -http://www.dipity.com/:  For making timelines Voki -http://www.voki.com/:  For talking Avatars Mash-Up of Avatar Makes – http://mashable.com/2007/09/12/avatars/ Glogster – http://www.glogster.com/ Image Chef – Visual Poetry: – http://www.imagechef.com/ic/poem/ Online Presentation/Powerpoints (can be embedded) http://www.sliderocket.com/ Flipbook:  http://www.flip.com/ Online Magnetic Poetry – make a poem about your topic, take a screenshot, post an image […]

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Blogging with Grimmelshausen

November 26th, 2009 · No Comments · Assignments, Blogging, Curriculum, Project Learning, Tech Classrooms, WOW

I came into contact with a teacher who wanted to collaborate with an English speaking class.  We ”met” through a summer online course offered from PBWorks.  Our initial contacts were feelers to see what and how we could collaborate.  The focus of our original collaboration was to complete wikis together and use them as a way to share […]

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My Tweets for 2009-11-25

November 25th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

RT @tamaslorincz: Memoov Looks Promising for Digital Storytelling Free Technology for Teachers http://bit.ly/4uRde8 Make 5 min vids # MUST C Twitter Tips for Teachers RT: @SeanBanville recommendations from @ShellTerrell @NMHS_Prinicipal @dianadell @rmbyrne http://ow.ly/sS4x # RT: @ShellTerrell RT @TechnologyToday: Top ten literacy sites for kids: http://bit.ly/6X6Ej8 # RT: @NMHS_Principal Web2.0 in education http://bit.ly/TnfD7 (great collection of […]

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My Tweets for 2009-11-24

November 24th, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

RT: @K12Live Business can’t find the talent it needs in the work force that our education system produces. http://ow.ly/F1mD That must chg! # Welcome to twitter @dhowar2. # Thanks @rmbyrne for tip re resource- Contemporary American Literature: An Open Yale Course | Open Culture http://ff.im/-bW0NZ # RT: @lmockford @redfearn ‘Most students to take classes online […]

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My Tweets for 2009-11-23

November 23rd, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

RT @storytellin: Comics and Cartoons – Web 2.0 in Education (UK): http://bit.ly/80RQS2 # RT: @TechnologyToday The Top 10 Free Educational Video Games: http://bit.ly/4qDz2Z Gr8 List! # RT: @web20classroom @debraprice81: A plethera of classroom activities adaptable to many areas:http://bit.ly/07PhG0q via @hello_newman # Morning Tweeps. Today is Day 1 of our Thanksgiving Break and I am going […]

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My Tweets for 2009-11-22

November 22nd, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

OOPS Microsoft Office 2010 ! RT @MsBisOnline: New blog post: http://bit.ly/5Og0bB I am giddy about my new toy. # [comment] Can’t wait for my students to be “Empressed” with this presentation maker that can b embedded. http://bit.ly/12tc5m # Tutorial video from @teachertube Videos – using @russeltarr’s Classtools.net http://digg.com/u1AAfE Preparing my unit and will use it. […]

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My Tweets for 2009-11-21

November 21st, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

Vocabulary Videos and Flash Cards for SAT, ACT and GRE – WordAhead.com Home: http://bit.ly/6kKPkk MUST SEE – They have 931 words to use # “The Greatness of a Leader is in his Humility Before God, not in His Eloquence before Men.” – Anonymous via @FocusLeadership @diego_s # RT: @kellyhines .@sambrolaw Twitter is best way to […]

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Microsoft Office 2010

November 21st, 2009 · No Comments · Professional Developments, Tech Classrooms, Twitter

Okay, once again all hail Twitter.  I found out from one of my Tweeps about  Microsoft Office 2010 Beta earlier today and I have downloaded it and I am playing.  I am in lovvvvve.  (Hopefully the love will last but for now it is sweet like the honeymoon.)  So far I have sent two blog […]

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My Tweets for 2009-11-20

November 20th, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

RT: @web20classroom @tomwhitby: The Educator’s PLN has page 2 promote Confs, webinars, Meetings & Special Events http://bit.ly/206EBo. # RT: @edutopia @slepeb: 10 Predictions for How Social Media Will Impact Learning in 2010 http://viigo.im/1xBq. Agree or disagree # RT: @russeltarr Multiple Intelligences Questionnaire: http://tinyurl.com/yk27uxg What kind r u? # RT: @linkstoliteracy has moved! Please follow here […]

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My Tweets for 2009-11-19

November 19th, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

@zemote You have succeeded! I just started using it and I’ve trained 2 other teachers on the perks that Edmodo can bring to our classes. # RT: @russeltarr Handy – Wikispaces now allows customised permissions for individual pages: http://tinyurl.com/mx34o7 # RT: @linkstoliteracy I have transferred Literacy Toolbox over to wordpress: http://bit.ly/1BIpdy Please check it out! […]

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My Tweets for 2009-11-18

November 18th, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

RT: @msgregson @googlestudents: Templates added to Google Sites, making it easier 2 create and share ur own website http://bit.ly/161fad # RT: @TechnologyToday RT @web20classroom Creating A Grassroots PLN at your School – http://bit.ly/482BkS #edchat # RT: @theteachershub The Educator’s PLN has 1305 members. Can we get 1320 before the end of the day? Help out! […]

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My Tweets for 2009-11-17

November 17th, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

Check this video out — Google Wave: Creating a saved search http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g456aunR1JQ # Check this video out — Google Wave: 15 features http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xBzuuWZPaXc # Just quickly completed a glog for our UpfromSlavery study. Glogster http://bit.ly/1f7bZ4 # The Complete Guide to Google Wave: How to Use Google Wave http://bit.ly/JHDKc # RT @WWLTV: At just 7 and […]

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My Tweets for 2009-11-16

November 16th, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

@zemote Thanks for the notice. I’ll b out tomorrow & needed to send them notes. I was able to post tomorrow’s work before you went down. # @zemote # @zemote Edmodo has become invaluable to my class. # RT @diego_s: “People Begin to Become Successful The Minute they Decide to Be.”~ Harvey Mackay @Iconic88 # […]

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My Tweets for 2009-11-15

November 15th, 2009 · No Comments · WOW

RT: @nancydevine @mnjorgensen EXCITED about new resource 4 introducing tech in the classroom to teachers http://bit.ly/1VkvkX # RT: @russeltarr Google Wave Cheat Sheet: http://tinyurl.com/yjsw48g # RT: @storytellin Everybody Loves A Story –What’s Yours?: http://bit.ly/Dh5fO # Have no limits! RT: @tonyrobbins Strongest are the bars in those jails that we have made for ourselves. # RT: […]

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My Tweets for 2009-11-14

November 14th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

RT @russeltarr: The Best Free Fonts of 2009: http://tinyurl.com/ykarmm6 # RT @tomwhitby: This is almost 2010, if we are trying to teach 21st Century skills,we are already 10 years behind the times. # RT @Larryferlazzo: The Best Ways To Create Online Tests http://bit.ly/R8gGP # RT @Larryferlazzo: Best Places Where Students Can Write Online http://bit.ly/J0oAR # […]

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