Week of 3-24-14

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This was a very busy week.  Testing season tends to be chaotic.  See many things happening on the campus outside of testing.  Many different types of multimedia projects using Flip cameras, iPads, iPods, Movie Maker, and digital cameras.  So many great things that the students are doing to reinforce learning.  This is a great way to keep your students active and learning as we enter the late stages of the spring semester.

I want to thank everyone for their support and votes through my application process to the Global SMART Exemplary Educator (SEE) Summit in Canada this summer.  Today is the last day of voting.  Voting ends at midnight.  The numbers shown on the voting site are unofficial results.  I should have official results on April 4, but at this time, the numbers look good.  You can continue to vote into the night.  I need to finish in the top 25.  Here are the various links I have been sending:

http://smarttech.infl.tv/r/4u-27q
http://shout.lt/qMPN
https://www.facebook.com/SMARTClassrooms?sk=app_1472477969632848
http://goo.gl/RMucgi 

At least one of these links should work.  Anyone is eligible to vote including family, friends, students, and long lost relatives.  Thank you again for your support.  If I’m accepted, I’ll be sure to let everyone know.

At a Glance:

T3 Conference Call for Presenterswebsite – The Teaching Through Technology (T3) Conference will be happening on Tuesday, August 12 at Reading Junior High.  What makes this conference successful are presenters.  We would love to have you come and present some of the great things you are doing in your classroom with technology.  You do not have to be an expert of technology.  Present what you already know and how you do it.  It would be great to have you.  Click the link above to apply as a presenter.

AnswerGardenwebsite – AnswerGarden is a new minimalistic feedback tool. Use it as a tool for online brainstorming or embed it on your website or blog as a poll or guestbook.

5 Tech Savvy Teaching Tools That Your Students Will Love and Your Peers Will Envywebsite – These Fun, Free Web Applications Make it Quick and Easy to Create Cool Learning Content (Watch out Though, Other Teachers Will be Banging Down Your Door Looking for Tips).

Entertainment – How to Write Good – website

Technology Staff Development Opportunities – Log into ASCEND to register

Date

ASCEND Section#

Training Location
April 8 98010 Become a Skydrive Pro iCafe
April 24 98005 Introduction to  Microsoft OneNote iCafe
March 31 98024 Webinar 8 – Certification Presentations Online

Summer staff development schedule will be coming later this semester.

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