Monthly Archives: November 2009

SMARTBoard Recorder: Your Classroom Anywhere!

Last week during a class investigation I took advantage of one of the greatest tools SMART Notebook has to offer. It is one of the more powerful tools teachers with SMARTBoards possess but I suspect is overall under-utilized. The SMART … Continue reading

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Discouraging Developing Scientists via Merit Pay?

While recently reading Daniel T. Willingham’s book, “Why Don’t Students Like School” I was compelled to search out his web literature and see what other works he might have created recently. I found his wiki, http://www.DanielWillingham.com and perused his links … Continue reading

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A Teaching vs. Technology Trade Off?

A recent “Dangerously Irrelevant” blog post by Scott McLeod (@mcleod) shared the “Dilbert” column above with the following thought he had previously shared: In many job sectors, employees are expected to keep up with relevant technologies or risk job loss. … Continue reading

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A Scientific Analysis of My Twitter PLN

A recent mashable.com blog post shared a study performed by Pear Analytics that recently studied the contents of public tweets across the twitterscape at various times of the day over a two week period. Their goal was to determine what … Continue reading

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Talk to Text Revisited

Writers note: as I have done in the past with talk to text software posts all writing below will be done with the use of the software exclusively. Any revisions afterwards will be reflected in bold red font. This weekend … Continue reading

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Google Teacher Academy Applications

About a month back a message was being retweeted all over my TweetDeck announcing that Google had released the date and location for their upcoming Google Teachers Academy. The GTA is described by Google as, “a FREE professional development experience … Continue reading

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