"I am working at creating or finding Kidpix templates for Science and History for grades K-5. If you have any to share, please share. I did figure out how to add my own backgrounds into Kidpix so I can add maps for students to label.…"
The best motivation that I have found is humor. When I used to teach and students were getting off task or bored, I always tried to have a good laugh with them once in the morning and once in the…"
"I am presently a technology resource teacher, am working on my Instructional Technology masters, and teaching adult classes at night. Although I am losing my mind, I have only four classes to go--I see the caboose in sight!"
Classroom teacher: 20 years; Tech Resource Teacher: 3 years; Have taught and presented for teachers in China; District Teacher of the Year (2005); Facilitator, Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute; Married 25 years; love the show "Chuck" (I've dressed like that for years). Presently working on Masters at Va. Tech in Instructional Technology
Yeah. It's really great. I was a Chef for 7 years whilst studying and decided to teach it for a living. Not looked back since. I've been trying (where possible) to fit web2.0 into my teaching. It really excites me the many endless possibilities of technology providing you keep current and up to date. I'm really looking forward to being part of your community!
Hello Brian --thanks for the note --yes China is, was, a wonderland for me...Among other things I met my wife there... I miss it! However, I'm going back for a loong visit this summer --where did you live and work when you were there?
I noticed your comment right after I changed my photo! I bought one of the mini "kite-trains" in Beijing. I'm going to try it out with my students this month. I'm trying to scrape together plane fare to teach in China (near Qingdao) this summer, but times are tough.
I left the same comment for Larry F as I hold both your blogs in high regards so don't feel bad ;-)
Well, I have giving up the battle of creating a custom blog in Rapid Weaver. My limited understanding of HTML and CSS, combined w/ the RSS feed from my worst nightmare and lack of patience; has persuaded me to use one of the more popular blog tools out there.
If you scroll down you will see my fav blog post.
Keep up the great work, you're an inspiration to us all and I look forward to reading your posts daily!!!