Category Archive: web 2.0

Nov 16

Edublog Award Nominations

The Edublog nominations are open.  It’s a time to share the best that’s out there and discover some new ones.  I’m thinking many people, including me, will be make some additions to their RSS reader over the next few weeks.  While I’ve read many, many posts in previous years about the nominations from others, I’ve …

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Oct 31

Should Your Head Be In the Clouds?

Cloud Computing.  We are being bombarded with the concept of cloud computing and that can be somewhat confusing.  What is it?  Why use it?  Is it for me?  If you’re thinking about making that leap, which I am, there are options, and while options are usually good, they can often be a little confusing.  Hopefully …

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Jul 08

New to Me

We all know there’s a ton of stuff online and finding it and sorting through it can be pretty tricky.  Below are two recent discoveries I will be checking out. I recently came across a blog series on Edutopia written by my friend MaryBeth Hertz.  I think it’s worth your time to check out her …

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Jul 07

Let’s Play The Feud!

I was extremely fortunate to be asked to participate in an incredibly fun event at ISTE in Philadelphia.  The ISTE Conference has been one of the highlights of my summer for the past few years and something I begin looking forward to way before the school year ends.  This year, I was part of a …

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May 05

Making Sharing Easier

If an effort to make sharing easier and to help myself keep track of the great things that are tweeted, I’m trying something. I know others are doing this, but I’m finally getting on the bandwagon. I linked my Twitter favorites to my Diigo account, or maybe it’s the other way around, and will now …

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Feb 08

More Twitter Favorites

Here are a few more tweets I marked as Favorites recently. CoSn shared: Teacher buy-in essential to technology plans http://ow.ly/3RFVc Fast Company shared: How to Tell if a Conference Is Travel-Worthy or a Time Waster: http://bit.ly/eF8dNU Shannon Miller shared: Knoword… Expand your vocabulary! http://ow.ly/3SnaG Joyce Valenza shared: Going Out of Print (on changes in school …

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Feb 03

New Discoveries

Discovering something new is a good thing.  I enjoy not only watching students make new discoveries, but I also really like discovering new things myself. Today, I discovered something new about Voki.com Did you know you can have students create a Voki without creating an account?  Did you also know that after the Voki is …

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Jan 22

Quality P.D.

This past Monday was an inservice day for teachers in my District.  For the first time in a long time, we were given an option as to what we wanted to learn.  For the morning session, there were about 10 choices for all elementary teachers to choose from.  Almost all dealt with District initiatives or …

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Jan 20

More Twitter Favorites

Here are a few more things that caught my eye recently on Twitter. Jeff Utecht shared Free Royalty Free Music, Free Sound Effects http://bit.ly/h7qhBr (A great site for projects) Kyle Pace shared Free K-5 Curriculum & Teaching Resources: http://j.mp/hGCO4h Karen Ditzler shared Here’s the link to today’s Netiquette and Digital Literacy Workshop: http://netiquetteanddigitalliteracy.wiki.caiu.org/ Deb Dejong …

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Nov 16

More Twitter Favorites

Here are a few more tweets I marked as “Favorite” recently. Gwyneth Jones shared FB eMail? What your email addy says about you! http://wapo.st/cIZb9L Shannon Miller shared David Wiesner’s site and the Art & Max Coloring Book! SO AWESOME! 🙂 http://ow.ly/3aBb0 Kyle Pace shared Online Thanksgiving games for kids: http://bit.ly/2B5IP5 SchoolLibraryJournal shared Feds Support School …

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