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Another week down…lessons about Digital Citizenship

Well, I finally completed an entire week of middle school and boy, I am tired.  I am physically tired but even more so, mentally tired.  This week we tackled some digital citizenship activities in both my 5th and 6th grade

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A week in…uncomfortable and a hurricane!

Well, let me tell you.  After teaching kindergarten and first grade for the last 21 years, I can safely say that the switch to middle school has not been an easy and uneventful switch by any stretch.  Let me back

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Working blind….

Well, it has been quite an adventure the last few weeks wrapping my mind around the idea of my new position.  I have been asking questions of people who know the answers and basically what I have learned about my

Posted in Middle School Technology

What a week!

Wow!  It’s been a whirlwind the last week (actually two).  I applied for a technology teacher job at a middle school in my district and was offered the job the next day.  I was really torn at first because as

Posted in Middle School Technology

Tots and Technology Wrap Up – Day 2

Day 2 and my energy is much less than it was yesterday.  I got there much later today, and my first session was 2 hours, so that was not really the best start to a day for me.  I still

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Tots and Technology Wrap Up – Day 1

OK!  So, I just finished my two days at the TCEA Tots and Technology Conference in Galveston and my brain is overflowing  with great ideas and things I want to try next year.  I saw some awesome presentations by some

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The technology/research wrap up

What a big project I undertook trying to use our Ipads to facilitate our research unit in reading.  I always forget so much about the amount of getting ready ahead of time that I need to do to pull off

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