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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

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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

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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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Lessons learned from day one of technology and research

Well, I learned many lessons today from our research adventure with technology.  Some of them were my own fault, some were a bad mix of personalities, some were just weird. Here’s what I learned… I must remember to login the

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Using Technology for Research in Kindergarten

Well, it’s that time of year again.  Time to teach our 5 and 6 year olds how to research information and begin writing about it.  This is never an easy time of year and a bit challenging since we are

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