Colette M Bennett
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Sharon Bulger liked Colette M Bennett's blog post Once You Go YouTube, You Can Never Go Back!
Feb 18, 2013
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Once You Go YouTube, You Can Never Go Back!

The teachers at the professional development session were visibly frustrated; I could hear the irritation in their comments. The presentation on the use of digital technology was to help them improve digital literacy across the content areas, but many of the sites in the demonstration were blocked by the school's Internet filter. I sympathized with their frustration because just three years ago, I was like them. Three years ago, our school's Internet filter blocked everything.…See More
Feb 18, 2013
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Every Day is Digital Literacy Day for Us!

Today is Digital Learning Day! To mark the occasion, let me take you through a quick walkthrough of the halls of Wamogo Regional Middle/High School and give you a snapshot on how digital learning looks in the English classrooms grades 7-12. We have 1:1 computers in grades 7 & 8; in grades 9-12, we have a "bring your own digital device" policy. Here are the digital learning activities on Wednesday, February 6, 2013:Grade 7: Students responded to a short story they read, “The Amigo Brothers”.…See More
Feb 7, 2013
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Attending the Florida Educational Technology Conference and Measuring One Rural District's Growth in Using Technology

Three years ago, I was a part of a team of teachers and several administrators, including our current superintendent of schools, who attended the Florida Educational Technology Conference (FETC) as professional development to meet the coming demands for the…See More
Feb 5, 2013
Steve Hargadon commented on Colette M Bennett's blog post Forbes List of Edu-creators, not Educators
"Great post, Colette."
Dec 20, 2012
Steve Hargadon liked Colette M Bennett's blog post Forbes List of Edu-creators, not Educators
Dec 20, 2012
Colette M Bennett posted a blog post

Forbes List of Edu-creators, not Educators

Fobes recently published a feature article/photo spread, 30 Educators under 30:The Millennials Overhauling Education And Leaving No Child (Or Teacher) Behind by Meghan Casserly, 12/7/2012. The lead in for the article read:The 30 Gen-Yers on our list are innovators, advocates, thought-leaders and reformers.…See More
Dec 20, 2012
Colette M Bennett posted a blog post

My 2012 Edublog Nominations:

Just posted my 2012 nominations for the Edublogs Awards:Best individual blog- To Make a Prairie: I always feel so calm after reading her thoughtful posts. read at: http://tomakeaprairie.wordpress.com/Best group blog: Nerdy Book Club. They do important work. I contributed once. I have submitted several others, but have not heard back. Maybe this nomintion will make them view my submissions more…See More
Nov 25, 2012

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Regional School District #6 in CT
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http://usedbooksinclass.com
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@teachcmb56
About Me
21 years Teaching; grades 6-12; CAS in Advanced Teaching; MA in English

Colette M Bennett's Blog

Once You Go YouTube, You Can Never Go Back!

Posted on February 17, 2013 at 4:32am 0 Comments

The teachers at the professional development session were visibly frustrated; I could hear the irritation in their comments. The presentation on the use of digital technology was to help them improve digital literacy across the content areas, but many of the sites in the demonstration were blocked by the school's Internet filter. I sympathized with their frustration because just three years ago, I was like them. Three years ago, our school's Internet filter blocked everything.…

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Every Day is Digital Literacy Day for Us!

Posted on February 6, 2013 at 4:29pm 0 Comments

Today is Digital Learning Day! To mark the occasion, let me take you through a quick walkthrough of the halls of Wamogo Regional Middle/High School and give you a snapshot on how digital learning…

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Attending the Florida Educational Technology Conference and Measuring One Rural District's Growth in Using Technology

Posted on February 4, 2013 at 4:04pm 0 Comments

Three years ago, I was a part of a team of teachers and several administrators, including our current superintendent of schools, who attended the Florida Educational Technology Conference  (FETC) as professional development to meet the coming…

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Forbes List of Edu-creators, not Educators

Posted on December 19, 2012 at 6:13pm 1 Comment

Fobes recently published a feature article/photo spread, 30 Educators under 30:The Millennials Overhauling Education And Leaving No Child (Or Teacher) Behind by Meghan Casserly, 12/7/2012. The lead in for the article read:

The 30 Gen-Yers on our list are innovators,…

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