Karenklieg's Blog (10)

GTA Tomorrow!

Going to Google Teacher Academy tomorrow in NYC. I'm so excited! Looks like an amazing group of educators will be there, including some twitter friends that I will finally get to meet in person!

Added by karenklieg on November 17, 2008 at 4:22am — No Comments


I have created a webquest for upper elementary-middle school classes called "Meet the Candidates." This is an award-winning project, updated for the 2008 election, with web 2.0 tools incorporated. The project is available at: http://eev.liu.edu/KK/election/meetthecandidates/index.htm

Your students will learn about candidates and elections as they participate in this timely project by working in teams to research platforms and policies, develop marketing plans, or plan for public… Continue

Added by karenklieg on August 25, 2008 at 3:45am — No Comments

Student Email Accounts

We are considering allowing our fifth grade students to have gmail accounts next year in order to take advantage of google apps. Please let me know if any of you allow this and if so, does your school have an acceptable use policy or permission form that goes along with it? We do not want to be responsible for their accounts; we want them to use the email for educational purposes only. Thanks!

Added by karenklieg on June 4, 2008 at 3:31am — No Comments

Looking for Virtual Participants for Poem in Your Pocket Day - April 17th

April 17th is POEM IN YOUR POCKET DAY. The idea is simple: have your students select a poem they love during National Poetry Month then carry it with them to share with other students on April 17.

We are looking for elementary classrooms to SKYPE with our school for our Poem in Your Pocket Day event! We are hoping that other schools will videoconference with us throughout the day to share poetry via skype! Interested in joining us? Leave a… Continue

Added by karenklieg on April 5, 2008 at 3:00am — No Comments

MidLink Magazine Seeking New Teacher/Editor

MidLink Magazine, is looking for a new teacher/editor to join us! I have been an editor for 7 years and the experience has been so valuable! Our chief editor is Brenda Dyck, an amazing innovative educator from Canada who writes for Education World and who is the recipient of several major awards. New MidLink Editor will be added to the existing team of editors this spring. This is our call for submissions of applications which are due by… Continue

Added by karenklieg on February 14, 2008 at 4:01am — No Comments

Boy, I've Been Busy!

Fourth through Sixth Grade Teachers-

If you are looking for a social studies/technology integrated project to do with your class, please look at the projects I have posted, ready to begin the first week of October. I just finished editing them, and they are ready for registration. Any teacher wanting to take part in any of these projects, leave me a message or email me.

There are various opportunities for sharing and collaborating with these projects.… Continue

Added by karenklieg on September 15, 2007 at 1:29pm — No Comments

Join this project!

Project Name: On the Trail of the First People

URL: http://eev.liu.edu/KK/na/index.htm

Description: On the Trail of the First People is an online, collaborative standards-based social studies unit that seeks to incorporate…


Added by karenklieg on August 19, 2007 at 7:13am — No Comments

Call for Participation: MidLink Magazine

You are cordially invited to explore the July-December issue of MidLink Magazine http://www.ncsu.edu/midlink the award-winning magazine for students ages 8 - 18. If you're looking for ideas for your upcoming year, you’ve come to the right place!

Please email the teacher/editors of the projects below you would like

to participate in with your students! You

and your students are sure to get inspired…


Added by karenklieg on July 23, 2007 at 1:24pm — No Comments

My pic

Sorry if my photo is annoying! I am playing with photo booth on my mac. It's so much fun!

Added by karenklieg on July 18, 2007 at 7:09am — No Comments

Looking for Collaborators!

Anyone interested in participating in a place-based storytelling project I am creating? This will be a research project for a fourth grade class studying Native Americans. My class will be focusing on New York State tribes; I am looking for other classes from the original colonies area. The project will incorporate:

  • research about the tribes
  • podcasting
  • locating and placing each tribe on an interactive Google map, with links back to podcasts and perhaps a…

Added by karenklieg on July 18, 2007 at 4:19am — 4 Comments


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