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Need blogging topics?

July 14th, 2010 · No Comments · Blogging, Curriculum, LCCs, Reflections

Need a way to overcome writer’s block? PLINKY provides daily topics to respond to and blog about. Plinky allows you to post to answers on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and most major blogging services. Check it out if you need to write but can’t come up with anything to get your creative juices flowing. Examples of […]

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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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Curriculum for 2010: 3 Rs + Rules of blogging and commenting

December 28th, 2009 · No Comments · Blogging, Curriculum, LCCs, Professional Developments, Project Learning, Tech Classrooms, WOW

Here is my new curriculum focus for 2010: Reading, Riting, Rithmetic and Rules of blogging, commenting and netiquette.   I should be lounging and vacationing but alas I am planning, preparing, delaying (I have essays to grade.)   2010 is around the corner and I am not ready.  There are tons of things that I […]

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Using Nings in the classroom

November 10th, 2009 · No Comments · Assignments, LCCs, Project Learning, Tech Classrooms, WOW

I have copied a blog post for my English I class.  We are currently reading Up From Slavery by Booker T. Washington.  We are reading the story (with either a podcast of me reading the story or a student volunteer. )   Our assignments so far have been to generate: a timeline of national and personal events from the […]

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English I LCC resources

November 1st, 2009 · No Comments · Assignments, LCCs, PLNs, WOW

Thanks to a Twitter mention, I explored the Vermillion Parish Site for resources.  It is a wonderful site for resource help for those of us who teach in Louisiana and use the Louisiana Comprehensive Curriculum.  The link below is to a page of resources designed to help teach the 6 units that we must cover […]

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