June 2010 Blog Posts (50)

Scholastic's Best in Tech 2010 Award for RTI

dataMetrics Software is honored to receive the Best in Tech 2010 Award for RTI from Scholastic.



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Added by Kimberly Hulbert on June 30, 2010 at 1:22pm — No Comments

What If The World Cup Was Decided By Wealth? [INFOGRAPHIC]

The 2010 World Cup has captured the globe’s attention and has given us some incredible stories. The recent match between the U.S. and Ghana was a nail-biter as the two teams were pretty evenly matched. But what

if the games were instead decided by the wealth of the respective nation

and not on athletic ability?



We thought it might be a handy lesson to share with students, your friends, and pretty much everyone to give some perspective to just how much of a…

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Added by Jeff Dunn on June 28, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

question

Hi everyone! I am assuming we are talking about Classroom 2.0. I am new to all of this but could someone please inform me on what this is and how it is used? I have came into the conversation a little late. Thanks for the help

Added by Robyn Berry on June 28, 2010 at 4:42pm — No Comments

TEDxDenver ED - Teaching into Tomorrow: Live Tonight On uStream

TEDxDenverED, Teaching into Tomorrow



Our goal is to foster and spread great ideas that will impact K12 education in America. We aim to provide a platform where the smartest thinkers, greatest visionaries, and most fascinating teachers will be inspired and will have the opportunity to inspire others.



A diverse group of educators, innovators and problem-solvers in attendance will have the opportunity to learn…

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Added by Jack Olmsted on June 28, 2010 at 7:48am — No Comments

The Key to Popularizing Technology in Education

Meeting these requirements can position any education technology implementation effort for success.

I’m delighted to post this guest post, contributed by Anna Miller, who writes on the topic of online degrees . Many readers of this column appreciate the challenges that educational institutions face in their efforts to leverage the many technological…

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Added by Kelly Walsh on June 28, 2010 at 6:42am — No Comments

Do YOU Police the Universe?

As we watch the actions of some and what happens to others in our busy world we find it easy to rail against the many unfairness and injustices that appear to take place. The media brings us a daily pictorial torrent of the misfortunes of some and the persecutions of others. So it’s not surprising we find it hard to discern ‘meaning’ amongst this blizzard of information, and it’s not surprising when we create our own ‘mental uprisings’ and, in our conversations, find ourselves making our own…

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Added by James Edward Charles Webber on June 27, 2010 at 10:07pm — No Comments

Hi everyone! I am new to this blogging idea. I am taking classes online to get my teacher's licensure. This is the first time I have heard of Classroom 2.0. Can anyone inform me of exactly what it i…

Hi everyone!

I am new to this blogging idea. I am taking classes online to get my teacher's licensure. This is the first time I have heard of Classroom 2.0. Can anyone inform me of exactly what it is and how it is used in the classroom?

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Added by Robyn Berry on June 27, 2010 at 10:42am — No Comments

E-Learning vs E-Teaching

Teaching and Learning are two sides of the same coin but they are different.

A student learns using the web and a spreadsheet.
A teacher gives an assignment that could be solved using the web and spreadsheet, and ideally using different tools.

When we teach our students using TeleComputing tools we are E-Teaching and the students are doing E-Learning
When we go to an online conference we are doing E-Learning and the presenters, E-Teaching.

Added by Bob Zenhausern on June 27, 2010 at 8:42am — No Comments

Nature Journaling

I am interested in starting nature journaling in my classroom next year and I'm looking for some start up tips.

Added by Sheila Hawley on June 27, 2010 at 6:11am — 1 Comment

Weekend Website #13: MS Office--03 to 07

This is a two-fer, for those who are upgrading from Office 2003 to 2007. Here are the sites that will show you where all your favorite commands have gone in that pesky, confusing ribbon at the top of the

screen.…

excel 2007
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Added by Jacqui Murray on June 25, 2010 at 7:55pm — No Comments

WebQuests for ALL

Join a 4-week workshop on how to integrate technology into your class via WebQuests:
http://ning.it/cQjHk1

Added by Dr. Nellie Deutsch on June 23, 2010 at 4:34pm — No Comments

Mrs. G's grade 8 science

Welcome to the 2010-2011 school year!

Added by Michelle Gallagher on June 23, 2010 at 10:38am — No Comments

Students Must Own Their Learning | e-Learning Today TV

Click here to view show notes, including the best part - the links.

Added by Amanda Kenuam on June 23, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

Dept of Ed Launches New Data Website

Data.ed.gov Launches…

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Added by Kimberly Hulbert on June 22, 2010 at 12:10pm — No Comments

Favorite Learning Sites



Online interactive curriculum for home use, PreK-8th Grade.Time4Learning is a new approach that takes advantage of today's technology. It's a convenient, online…
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Added by johnegood on June 21, 2010 at 10:37pm — No Comments

Taking Mimio’s low-cost, portable Interactive White Board device for a test run

This week, I tried out an “Interactive Xi Bar” that the folks at Mimio loaned me. I really liked it.

A few months ago I learned about this unique approach to turning a regular white board into an Interactive White Board.…

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Added by Kelly Walsh on June 20, 2010 at 6:03pm — No Comments

Non-Linguistic Representation, some info please

So I have been researching non-linguistic representation for my masters program, and it has been quite interesting. Very simply, from what I have found, non-linguistic representation is using visuals to help reach those who are not complete auditory learners. I have learned that it is not a highly popular or researched topic. I have found some nifty web sites about it, but not a huge amount of information. I was wondering if anyone out there has any resources, personal stories about this topic,… Continue

Added by Spencer Vogt on June 19, 2010 at 6:18pm — 1 Comment

Macaroni and Cheese: The Key to Understanding Education

It seems that however well 21st Century education is explained the vast majority just do not understand what it’s about. It doesn’t matter that the roots of 21st Century education go all the way back to the ancient Greeks. It doesn’t matter that 21st Century education is not some new fad here in the United States. John Dewey was writing about this stuff…

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Added by Mitch Ward on June 18, 2010 at 1:11am — 3 Comments

Help! Setting Objectives and Providing Feedback

I am doing research for a graduate class about Marzano's Nine Essential Instructional Strategies; specifically Setting Objectives and Providing Feedback. Looking for any resources, personal thoughts, ideas, etc. Anything would be helpful! Thanks so much!

Added by Molly Ford on June 17, 2010 at 12:58pm — 3 Comments

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