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Entries from March 31st, 2010

My Tweets for 2010-03-31

March 31st, 2010 · No Comments · WOW

Best Resource Sites for Using Flip Cameras http://bit.ly/aJnYEq #flipcameras #education RT @theteachershub: # Video: Notebook: Fatal Bullying http://bit.ly/9FvnUZ RT @CBSNewsVideo: # Bart Simpson Chalkboard Generator http://bit.ly/sSO02 # Powered by Twitter Tools.

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My Tweets for 2010-03-30

March 30th, 2010 · No Comments · WOW

RT @cnnbrk: Ten youths, ages 8-21, shot dead in Mexico http://on.cnn.com/9LOcng # RT @WWLTV: Authorities on alert for human trafficking in N.O. area http://bit.ly/cvkmBJ # Powered by Twitter Tools.

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My Tweets for 2010-03-29

March 29th, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Check out the way we study testing terms. Post a note on our Wallwisher Wall at http://bit.ly/92ckvB # Check out the way we study testing terms. Post a note on our Wallwisher Wall at http://bit.ly/92ckvB #jppss # > 975 teachers pledged 2 go paperless 4 Earth Day! http://ow.ly/1sjB4 Pledge now & let’s hit 1000! http://ow.ly/1sjHD […]

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My Tweets for 2010-03-28

March 28th, 2010 · No Comments · WOW

“A professional writer is an amateur who didn’t quit.” Richard Bach (via @WritersBlog)RT @AdviceToWriters: # “If I waited till I felt like writing, I’d never write at all.” Anne Tyler RT @Quotes4Writers: # “Maya Angelou, I love you”: http://bit.ly/9RFMu2RT @AdviceToWriters: # “Remember that everyone u meet is afraid of something, loves something, and has lost […]

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Wishing for engaging test prep activities?

March 28th, 2010 · No Comments · Assignments, Curriculum, LCCs, Tech Classrooms, Test prep, WOW

It’s the greatest time of the year for us in Louisiana, It’s test prep season.  Whoo Hoooooo.  Yes, I know that technologically alllll year is test prep season, but those few weeks right before testing are the most intense.  I constantly look for ways to use Web 2.0 tools and technology to help my students.   […]

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My Tweets for 2010-03-27

March 27th, 2010 · No Comments · WOW

Classroom in the Cloud: Audacity Tip Sheet for Students http://bit.ly/cDpSIZ. Via @Pags21 @pmacoun @bjnichols # Making reservations for ISTE 2010 in Denver. Hope to see you there # @Jasminehjxx584 @Annaqaci95 @MalissaBarlow @Annawxhw924 @MSMultiPoint @8VisionsofHope @HighScopeUS @1M_ActsOfGreen Thanks for following. # @Milenastreen Thanks for follwing # @Milenastreen oops. following # 45 Free Website Tools….http://bit.ly/cjZgUD Thanks @kylepace: […]

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On-line gaming as a review method

March 27th, 2010 · No Comments · Assignments, Curriculum, Just for fun, Tech Classrooms, Twitter, WOW

Recently my students created onl-line arcade games around a novel that we have just completed.  Thanks to my Twitter PLN and  @russeltarr and his Classtools site, my students created a game to help them review for an upcoming test.  In groups, they accessed an Etherpad workspace that allowed them to collaborate with one another and […]

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Who is not worthy if not you?

March 27th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Blogging, Professional Developments, Project Learning, Tech Classrooms

Recently, my son received what I expect to be the first of many scholarship offers.  I say that I expect more because he is a great, smart, clean cut student who has never been any trouble.  He is a school teacher’s son and a school teacher’s grandson so as far as I am concerned certain […]

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ISTE 2010 bound

March 27th, 2010 · No Comments · Assignments, Blogging, Curriculum, Digital Storytelling, Professional Developments, Project Learning, Tech Classrooms

I have just put in my preferences for my travel itinerary for the ISTE 2010 Convention.  This trip is a gift (prize) from the wonderful people at Intel.  I am one of twenty educators who were chosen as winners of the Intel Inspiring Educators competition.  The prize is an all-expense paid trip to ISTE 2010 […]

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My Tweets for 2010-03-25

March 25th, 2010 · No Comments · WOW

“For me, writing is a love-hate relationship.” Larry Wall RT @Quotes4Writers: # Peek = quick look. Peak = summit. Pique = excite, provoke; or, resentment. A peek at that peak piqued her curiosity. # RT @TIME: Do men get sicker than women? | http://su.pr/24v9be # Video: Death Threats Over Reform http://bit.ly/c0IqzV RT @CBSNewsVideo: # Video: […]

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My Tweets for 2010-03-24

March 24th, 2010 · No Comments · WOW

Checking out “Inspire a Student Using Only Three Words” on Black Ed.: http://ning.it/94RJ7k ‘EFFORT = SUCCESS’ What are your 3 words? # Checking out “Working to Address the High School Dropout Crisis” on Black Ed.: http://ning.it/bnXHNin Harvard Black Alum meeting # Checking out “Power of Youth Voices” on Black Ed.: http://ning.it/axIm14 # @darjohn Kids making […]

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My Tweets for 2010-03-23

March 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

English Language Arts Grade 7 Jeopardy Template: http://bit.ly/aGzwnz # Attended an Intel Webinar about Wordles. Good, Good, Stuff # http://bit.ly/12r4Yk shows neat, unusual travel destinations RT @Larryferlazzo: # Using Games to Enhance Student Achievement, Robert Marzano http://tinyurl.com/yeztq3a RT @Larryferlazzo: (via @middleweb) # Time to MOVE ON! Technology Integration into Core Curriculum http://ow.ly/1pMJQ RT: @SimpleK12 # […]

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My Tweets for 2010-03-22

March 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · WOW

RT @Teen_Vogue: 2010 Teen Vogue Beauty Awards: Beyonce wins Best Body Image http://bit.ly/bVsMoi # Powered by Twitter Tools.

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My Tweets for 2010-03-21

March 21st, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

RT @WWLAMFM: Obama urges Dems to come together for health care http://easyuri.com/8cde7 # RT @tweetmeme: Tea party protesters scream ‘nigger’ at black congressman | McClatchy http://retwt.me/1MzCd (via @McClatchyDC) # Daily life around the world: http://j.mp/aMGR3X <- Powerful images RT: @marynabadenhors @petapixel # RT @dictionarycom: Word of the Day – fatidic: of, relating to, or characterized […]

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Google Rocks

March 21st, 2010 · No Comments · Google

I am in the process of evaluating my use of tech tools this year and I have started planning for next year.  Biggest decision that I have made is that Google will be the base of my communications next year. With Google I can have email accounts, blogs, online document storage, blog reader, maps, chat, […]

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My Tweets for 2010-03-20

March 20th, 2010 · No Comments · WOW

@Edutrade @bwillhoit @aprilmasucci Thanks for following. # RT @russeltarr: Search Any Movie Moment Ever: http://tinyurl.com/ygkd9xg # RT @lexbwes: #JPPSS Metairie Academy 5th grader named Louisiana’s Elementary Student of the Year- http://bit.ly/cyB4ep # RT: @TIME See the cartoons of the week | http://su.pr/2z9KNQ # Tip: don’t post anything that you wouldn’t want co-workers, family, and students […]

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We are making movies

March 20th, 2010 · No Comments · Assignments, Blogging, Curriculum, Digital Storytelling, Tech Classrooms, WOW

This school year we are using PhotoPeach and Animoto for our digital storytelling needs.  I have used Window’s Movie Maker or Photo Story.  PhotoPeach and Animoto were both easier for the kids to use than the programs included with Windows. Click the links below to see movies  from class. Jeri’s movie, Roshon’s movie, Alex’s movie, […]

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My Tweets for 2010-03-19

March 19th, 2010 · No Comments · WOW

“The Most Costly Words in the English Language are “I Don’t Have Time”- Napoleon Hill #quote via @Vincent_Ang RT @diego_s: # RT @pgsimoes: Mathematweets by Maria Andersen on Prezi http://ow.ly/1oGDW # Powered by Twitter Tools.

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Digital Bloom’s Taxonomy

March 17th, 2010 · No Comments · WOW

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My Tweets for 2010-03-16

March 16th, 2010 · No Comments · WOW

My daughter just Wimped herself! http://bit.ly/cnKVdJ # @My_First_Place Thanks for following. Welcome to my Twittersphere # 2010-2011 schedule of Broadway shows at Mahalia Jackson Theater announced today http://bit.ly/apSqOc RT @NOLAnews: # Neat thing to use with students : PicLits Inspired Picture Writing http://bit.ly/4nVid RT: @web20classroom RT @mwedwards # In 1 hour @mbteach & @kylepace will […]

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