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Monthly Archive for March, 2008

Technology Is Optional?

“You can teach a lesson effectively without technology, and students can learn without it.”   Agreed … I teach some effective lessons without it and I learned things in school without it and so did my parents and their parents. Einstein was pretty smart I’ve heard, and he didn’t have the technology available to him […]

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I’m a big fan of technology and web 2.0 opportunities. My students have their own blogs and we have several class wikis (all in Blackboard because that’s our county’s system). We have a class delicious site with a growing number of links, some of which relate to our curriculum and some that don’t. They’re learning […]

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Sustainability in Education

The concept of life long learner is one that as a teacher I subscribe to. Graduating from college and starting my career has been the beginning of my education. With the advent of the internet and now Web 2.0 this is more true than ever. The last month or so, I’ve been involved in planning […]

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Reading comprehension tends to be an area in need of improvement in many schools with high concentrations of English Language Learners, Standard English Learners, and even some “high performing” schools admit that students can read but they don’t know what they’re reading. We tend to teach the same way we’ve been taught. However, there are […]

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Congratulations!

In Practice blogger Doug Noon has been selected as a SOB (Successful and Outstanding Blogger) by Liz Strauss. See what he has to say about this. All I can say is that it’s well deserved.

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