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Helping Your Child Succeed With Technology

This post originally appeared on A Platform For Good. Many educators speak about preparing students for their future; for now, I would be content with the present. As a teacher, it is my responsibility to prepare my students for their … Continue reading

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Snapguide in the classroom!

Snapguide is a pretty new ios app that has quickly grown in popularity.  In their own words:  “We started Snapguide because we knew there had to be a simpler way to create, share and consume instructional knowledge. We set out to … Continue reading

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Parent/Guardian/Student-Teacher Conferences!

A brief timely post about student-led conferences. As we are approaching parent-teacher conference time, a few bullet points to remember: Be prepared! You should always have a game plan for each and every conference.  You should have a few specific … Continue reading

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Timer Tools!

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Books should be free!

Textbooks shouldn’t bankrupt our school system.  Textbooks account for a sizeable chunk of the budget in any school board.   Furthermore, there are many subjects in which the subject matter changes or at least evolves before the books are even in the hands of … Continue reading

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A few choice Tech Tools for teachers

VoiceThread – voicethread.com Voicethread is quickly becoming one of my favourite new Web 2.0 tools.  VoiceThread is basically a collaborative media slideshow that holds images, videos and documents and allows users to leave comments about said slideshows. How can this … Continue reading

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The Backchannel

Just a quick post to look at the Backchannel. The Backchannel is everything going on in the room that isn’t coming from the presenter. The Backchannel is where people ask each other questions, pass notes, get distracted, and give you … Continue reading

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