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What is your Personal Web Presence?

April 25th, 2012 · No Comments · Blogging, Google, Just for fun, PLNs, Professional Developments, Reflections

I have been working on my personal web presence, PWP, for years and will continue to do so because …. well because.  I had blogs, wikis, Twitter accounts and more but never thought about a way to pull it together.  That is part of the Personal Web Presence, PWP. I want to get it “right” […]

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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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Check out our LA glog submission

February 4th, 2010 · No Comments · Assignments, Blogging, Just for fun, WOW

If you have not been able to check it out, go see the wonderful glogs produced by students from around the world.  Go to Greetings From the World to be amazzzed.  Thanks to @abfromz one of my Tweeps for the heads up.

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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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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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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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How well do u drive and text?

August 18th, 2009 · No Comments · Just for fun, WOW

Gauging Your Distraction – Interactive Feature – NYTimes.com: “Gauging Your Distraction New studies show that drivers overestimate their ability to multitask behind the wheel. This game measures how your reaction time is affected by external distractions. Regardless of your results, experts say, you should not attempt to text when driving.”

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