Monthly Archives: June 2013

Getting Started with Youtube in 5 Minutes

Looking back on my blog posts from the past half year, at least half of them deal with youtube in some form or another. Whether publishing your students’ digital stories, or creating homework tutorials, or having sports teams break down … Continue reading

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Course 2 Final Project

As schools like mine move forward with technology, we need to have clear and well communicated policies in place to ensure that students, families, and teachers understand what acceptable use of technology is. I think many schools add policy bit … Continue reading

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Test Driving My PLN

One of our first lessons of COETAIL was the importance of connecting into a community of educators and building our PLN, or Personal Learning Network. For most teachers, a PLN comes mostly from teachers in your school or perhaps workshops … Continue reading

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3rd grade plant documentaries with imovie

A couple months ago our third graders created documentary films about plants to show their learning at the end of a unit of inquiry. For my class, it was the second go with imovie after making digital stories of Christmas … Continue reading

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How coaches can get their teams to break down their own games

For both team and individual sports, most coaches would agree that videos are a powerful tool for helping athletes improve their performances. When I was in high school, this meant gathering the entire team into a room (usually on a … Continue reading

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