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Entries from January 31st, 2010

My Tweets for 2010-01-31

January 31st, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Check this video out — Great video to teach importance of online safety. Jigsaw: Assembly for 8 10 year olds http://bit.ly/cJC281 # Haiti: Americans Took Children | U.S. Group Arrested With 30 Children en Route to Dominican Republic http://bit.ly/bt1QyP RT @CBSNews: # Nobody can be so amusingly arrogant as a young man who has just […]

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My Tweets for 2010-01-30

January 30th, 2010 · No Comments · WOW

Build Your Own Awesome Personal 3D Avatar with Avatara http://bit.ly/c0yvNj @KarlGechlik @pgsimoes @MakeUseOf: # ISTE Announces Its “Top Ten in ‘10” Education Technology Priorities: http://tinyurl.com/ycxgu24 RT: @rosanneng @cnischal # ’5 Reasons Why Educators Should Network’ – http://bit.ly/bAbHBx RT: @CafeRico # 35 Video Mash-up & Presentation Resources http://ow.ly/16siGZ RT: @ShellTerrell # Powered by Twitter Tools.

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Preparing for the challenge

January 30th, 2010 · No Comments · WOW

Edublog help for my class. I am gearing our class up for the next Blogging Challenge and I have tried to make sure that they are comfortable with their blogs.  Here are some videos that I have made to help my class with Edublogs.  Below the videos are some How To Documents from Edublogs. Edublogs 101 This […]

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Advice to my students

January 30th, 2010 · No Comments · WOW

Make Funny Fortune Cookies Pictures at Fortune-Cookie-Generator.com

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My Tweets for 2010-01-29

January 29th, 2010 · No Comments · WOW

Need tickets to the Big Game? Get 15% off Super Bowl Tickets, exclusively at Orbitz! bit.ly/d5DU3g RT: @Orbitz # Twitter Video Tutorials (great timing for start of semester!) http://bit.ly/17922m RT @russell1955 @tomwhitby @jsuzcampos: # Powered by Twitter Tools.

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R U ready 2 Blog?

January 26th, 2010 · No Comments · Assignments, Blogging, Project Learning, Tech Classrooms, WOW

Blogging Challenge 2010 It’s Blogging Challenge time. I want us to be ready to participate and do WJHS proud. I have done my homework. I have “pimped out” our blog (and you have been asked to pimp out yours as well.) You will need to post and comment often on this blog, your blog and […]

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My Tweets for 2010-01-25

January 25th, 2010 · No Comments · WOW

Black and Gold SuperBowl Baby!! Saints go all the way # @brandonhebert Shooting here too. I am happy but I have already called the police. # @lbrochard All the wayI # Vikings vs. Saints – Box Score – January 24, 2010 – NFL – Football – SI.com http://retwt.me/1LH8Q (via @cnnbrk) RT @tweetmeme: # Favre say […]

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My Tweets for 2010-01-24

January 24th, 2010 · No Comments · WOW

Engage, inform, and educate your students with TweenTribune http://bit.ly/7FGATH Check it out for your class. # RT @6rounds 6rounds ::: Live Meeting Point http://bit.ly/MSprD # “Sunday Morning”: Melody Gardot Found Her Voice –Fought Brain Injury to Reach Success http://bit.ly/6dwCJr RT @CBSNews # I just generated a #TweetCloud out of 3 months of my tweets. Top […]

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My Tweets for 2010-01-22

January 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Student Creativity ~ Tests can’t measure this: http://techteacher70.blogspot.com/ RT: @tracyrenee70 # Powered by Twitter Tools.

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My Tweets for 2010-01-21

January 21st, 2010 · No Comments · WOW

Worry-free Strategies for School Laptop Management — http://absolutewebinar.eventbrite.com/?ref=estw # Support #Haiti, add a #twibbon to your avatar now! – http://bit.ly/3kZp63 # 50+ #Saints songs for your listening pleasure – KM #whodat http://bit.ly/6fhbhm RT @NOLAnews # Powered by Twitter Tools.

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My Tweets for 2010-01-18

January 18th, 2010 · No Comments · WOW

Pres Clinton & Bush have issued a call to action—Join the relief efforts of the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund: http://bit.ly/5-x RT @BarackObama # @thekatamy I am glad you use Nings, I want everyone to at least think about them as a vehicle for online learning. # I just registered to Win A Wireless Lab for […]

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Students as Teachers

January 17th, 2010 · No Comments · Assignments, Blogging, Project Learning, Tech Classrooms

Next week my students will select a story from a list that I have prepared for them and present it to their classmates.  They must follow a set list of requirements to receive credit for the assignment.Short Story Setup They must first set up another blog or wiki that is designed around your chosen story. […]

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Class Blogs and Student Blogs wanted!

January 17th, 2010 · No Comments · Assignments, Blogging, Curriculum, WOW

Calling all bloggers. Several months ago, I had the wonderful opportunity to join in a Blogging Challenge sponsored by Ms. Wyatt and Ms. Waters.  As with many things that I do, I jumped in head first.  By that I mean my kids had not gotten their laptops and I was entering a Blogging Challenge.  How crazy is that? Oh well, […]

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My Tweets for 2010-01-16

January 16th, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Ed Technology Trends 2010 http://bit.ly/63ijQz { Content Subscriptions,, Containerless Education, Learning Distribution RT @jackiegerstein # Educational uses for iPods http://bit.ly/8T6ZN7 # @McTeach Taking a breath is ok. Just don’t start doing new work. Weekend is here and it’s time to go home. # Report Argues Flagship Universities Not Doing Enough for Low-Income Students http://ow.ly/WzMR RT […]

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My Tweets for 2010-01-15

January 15th, 2010 · No Comments · WOW

White House press briefing: Haiti aid, Mass. Senate Race http://bit.ly/H83cf RT @CBSNews # 4 Ways to Transform Your School Culture: http://bit.ly/4sU09L # What will your students remember about their e-learning experience? blog by @Jenny_Wood: http://bit.ly/6lrGsZ RT @CafeRico # How to Set Up a Killer WordPress Blog http://bit.ly/6DCAlQ RT @diego_s @hellojustinoh -> # School in Ruins, […]

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My Tweets for 2010-01-10

January 10th, 2010 · No Comments · WOW

Ideas & help for new teachers. http://bit.ly/6IxPQ5 RT @SuzanneWhisler: # “Coat your mind with knowledge and it will not be penetrated by foolishness” RT @BrandonFrame: #bestadvice # “Eight Habits of Highly Effective 21st Century Teachers” (Bazzano) http://bit.ly/4yToow RT @kdwashburn: Interesting! RT @rubyvine: # Powered by Twitter Tools.

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My Tweets for 2010-01-09

January 9th, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

@EDUCATIONCEO My problem is my brother is 1 who did not try. Has nothing and is content. He is the lost population that I think about # Thanks @NMHS_Principal. #followfriday # @cristama Here in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA our temperature is 32.8 °F and the sky is Clear # @EDUCATIONCEO Isn’t that always the way?1? […]

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My Tweets for 2010-01-08

January 8th, 2010 · No Comments · WOW

@ssjenk6 @jpalladino @lesliegperry Thanks for following. I look forward to sharing. # Est. 500K ppl have stopped looking for work; they are no longer counted in the unemployment figures. How frightening!! RT @EDUCATIONCEO # @BeatMyTweet return # @EDUCATIONCEO No offense and thanks for setting me straight. I understand now. It scares me to think about […]

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My Tweets for 2010-01-05

January 5th, 2010 · No Comments · WOW

Interesting search engine for free images, with attribution information for CC : http://bit.ly/5AXTui RT @speters: Impressive! @betchaboy # 13 Most Inspiring YouTube Videos of All-Time http://ow.ly/SB3W @daylemajor @AngelaMaiers: # @BeatMyTweet accomplishment # How to Grade a Student Blog http://bit.ly/84swDg This is very useful. RT: @cuppa_coffee @PeterVogel. Thx @busynessgirl # Coming soon to a blog near […]

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My Tweets for 2010-01-04

January 4th, 2010 · No Comments · WOW

Twitteriffic compilation of hash tags for educators http://bit.ly/5Zkwr0 RT: @ShiftParadigm [via @joshmkim, @jlamontagne] # RT: @courosa “10 Youtube URL Tricks You Should Know About” http://is.gd/5LmLB # Tuesday Morning #NOLA could have freezing temps from midnight until 8:00 am. That would freeze pipes. B careful! Via @MargaretOrr # “How the Internet Changed Writing in the 2000s” […]

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