Monthly Archives: January 2011

Apple Distinguished Educator 2011-Bali

Apple Asia is once again putting on their Apple Distinguished Educator conference in 2011. This year the even will be in Bali (reason enough to apply). As part of the application each person is to submit the Apple applications consisting … Continue reading

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This I believe

5th Grade is working has been working writing some personal essays. Instead of the normal Print and Publish, 5DZ decided to publish their essays in the format of the NPR radio program “This I Believe.”. The kids produced these in … Continue reading

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200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes

A great graphical/visual representation of statistics of economic growth over the last 200 years. This would be a great project for kids to undertake for a data collection project. The content and the video its self are both worth the … Continue reading

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TGIF-Tech 1.21.11

Here is the weekly staff newsletter. I figured it was about time to start posting these. Hey all, I hope your Friday is going well. Here are a couple of Tech sites for your viewing pleasure (adapted from the TekTok … Continue reading

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App-reciation 3 good iPhone/iPad apps

I ran across these 3 iphone/ipad apps the other day. I have installed all of these and have tested 2 of them with my 2nd grade son. So far, both passed the kid test. Learn Time Lite-This is a great … Continue reading

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It can be overwhelming

A great photo from an old friend of mine Bill Farren. In his words…”A partial listing of web 2.0 services screengrabbed from GotoNet20.net Trying to show how vast this list is becoming by putting them in a single image.” So … Continue reading

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Bibliographies made easy

I don’t know about you but I can still remember learning how to make bibliographies in school. It was always a horrible topic filled with commas, semi-colons, underlining, looking through books for the right information, etc. Today however, it couldn’t … Continue reading

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1st Grade is blogging

1LF has taken the plunge into publishing some of their writing online using blogs. I set  a class blog up for them on our wordpress server adding all the kids as author to one main blog. This makes it easy … Continue reading

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