Tuesday, March 31, 2009

A great home and school connection. Or assign your students to study the educational value of the game and where it fits into their studies and give a demo/oral/written report. You are then covering many strands of your curriculum.

Monday, March 30, 2009

Please LISTEN TO ME! This is what I really want to learn in school!!

Saturday, March 21, 2009

Congratulations to Jen Wagner and all other participants. I have one word to utter ..WOW!!. Grade three teachers may be interested in Jen's project!

Friday, March 20, 2009


May I take the privilege of inviting you into Jennifer's 1st grade class. I am certain she won't mind if we visit for a short while.

This HUGE portal has been around for a year and a day. Worth investigating and mining for resources you can use in your teaching/planning on a daily basis!! Be prepared to spend hours here. A similar portal can be found at

Thanks to BjB from tappedin.org and Martin Glavoc, The Busy Educator for mentioning "Sites for Teachers"

A Vision of K-12 Students Today

"This project was created to inspire teachers to use technology in engaging ways to help students develop higher level thinking skills. Equally important, it serves to motivate district level leade..."

Why not have your students create a tikatok book either at home or in school. Make it a project!! Kids will love creating their own books. Perhaps use school volunteers or senior students to assist. This make an excellent home/school connection and or fundraiser

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Notable and Inspirational Sites of the Day for Classroom Use

Organized Chaos

Ever Wanted to Write Your Own Book?

Teach the Children Well

How to reach and inspire tech-savvy kids

We are all in this together


Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Grade 1 VoiceThread

Even grade 1 can use voice thread!

Thursday, March 05, 2009

Formally called "Literacy Lane"; Carl's corner offers a grab bag of goodies for the primary set. Do peruse for resources to use in your everyday teaching.

I'm going to take this opportunity to mention a blog I like to follow for timely resources I can use both for personal productivity, technology integration and just in time learning.

Sunday, March 01, 2009

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I stumbled upon this site while checking my PLN on Twitter and attending the ILLINOIS COMPUTING 2009 CONFERENCE virtually. Thanks you!!