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Tech Language Immersion

One of the elementary schools in my neighborhood is starting a dual immersion spanish program. For those not familiar with the strategy, the first half of the day is spent in one language and the second half of the day…

Notebook 11 Sound

SMART Notebook 11 is scheduled to be released April 2012. There are too many new exciting features to cover in this post, so let’s take a look at one of my favorites. Sound Previous versions of Notebook software allowed mp3…

Searching for Answers

Remember research before the internet? Libraries, card catalogs, painstakingly cross-referencing sources; ahhh good times! Doing proper research required instruction and practice, as in any educational discipline.  And failing to do credible research can put any student’s paper or project in…

PD and the 3C’s

How do I make the SMART board and other technologies in my classroom student centered? Hanging the board on your wall, installing Notebook software, and establishing a connection to your computer is all you need, right? Of course not, but…

How do you share resources?

The key to success in overcoming tough problems, whether in a boardroom or classroom, is teamwork. What does that mean to teachers, though? It means sharing resources like fun websites, ideas, and content effectively and efficiently. Here are a few…

My first blog post

Well, here it is!  My first blog post.  I don’t know how many people are actually going to be reading this, but it will be interesting to see how it all turns out.  I would like feedback as to what…