November 2010 Blog Posts (94)

CreAte YoUr OwN InTerAcTive PosTers!( very funny )

Hey!I haven't been writing for almost 3 days .I have been so busy with

some stuff about my classes.Actually I have been creating my own

interactive posters for my students and now I am planning to create an

online classroom for my students.I came across with a great

website.Maybe some of you are familiar with that website but for those

who aren't, I will share it with you.It is… Continue

Added by Azize Besik on November 20, 2010 at 12:57pm — No Comments

Sharing Notes w/ Students

Sharing notes with students in windows 7 and Windows Journal;… Continue

Added by Geoff St. Pierre on November 20, 2010 at 8:01am — 2 Comments

Tech Tools & Pedagogy I – ReadtheWords, Voki & xtranormal

Just updated my blog post on using these three tools.

Here is the comparison chart from my post:

Comparing the three…


Added by Marisa Constantinides on November 19, 2010 at 12:42pm — 2 Comments

BCC Students Demonstrate How To Plug Weld - Technical Education

Student Led Plug Welding Demonstration

In this ABRN How2 tip Preston and Tucker, collision repair students at Butler Community College, are doing a student led demonstration, demonstrating how to perform a plug weld using a MIG welder. Once welded, they demonstrate a destructive test method to determine if the plug weld passes the test.

A plug weld can replace the factory spot welds when repairing a vehicle in a body repair shop.… Continue

Added by Donnie Smith on November 19, 2010 at 7:00am — No Comments

ISO Elementary IPod Teachers

Good day Fellow IPod Teachers,

We are in our first year of a pilot for our district using IPod Touches in our fourth and fifth grade classrooms. We are looking to connect with other teachers across the world that are using IPods with elementary-aged children in order to provide the greatest benefit for our students. Please visit our new page and join in our conversation. We'd like to set up an elementary specific community. We look forward to connecting.…


Added by Harry Walker on November 19, 2010 at 6:50am — No Comments

When was the last time...

- you did something you have been procrastinating...

- you asked someone for help...

- you laughed so much that your jaw hurt...

- you made a point to "pay it forward..."

- you rekindled a strained relationship by being open and honest...

- you encouraged a friend, family member, or colleague to do something great...

- you made a list of the great things going on in your… Continue

Added by Justin Tarte on November 17, 2010 at 6:19pm — No Comments

Reflections of a PD representative - try not to take it personally...

I typically have a clear and well-thought out purpose for each blog post, however for this blog post I am going to simply reflect on today's

professional development session. I lead a PD session about 7 weeks

ago for all of the staff members at my high school on social media and

technology integration, and today's session was an extension of the

previous session for any teachers interested. We asked each staff

member to choose… Continue

Added by Justin Tarte on November 17, 2010 at 6:17pm — No Comments

An AMazing PronOunciAtion Website (Recommended)

Hi all!Yesterday I found out an amazing pronounciation website again.It is very instructive and free:)I highly advice you to run an eye over

it.To visit the website click here or click on the picture… Continue

Added by Azize Besik on November 16, 2010 at 4:23am — No Comments

5 Internet Technologies That School Administrators Need To Know About

These technologies can enable educators to improve communications, enhance student learning, controls costs, manage Internet access in the classroom, and more.

There are many systems and tools available in today’s marketplace that can help administrators and faculty to succeed with some of the many things they need to do in their roles. Some of the technologies I’ve listed below are “back office” tech (not really visible to the end user), and some directly impact…


Added by Kelly Walsh on November 15, 2010 at 5:47am — No Comments

Free Resources for young learners(So Funny)

Hey!Today I will advice you some websites about kids stuff.You know, to

get the children's attention is more difficult than the other

students'.So we should do different things in our classes as long as


Anyway,Let's start !

is one of my faves as I can find everything I need.Games, videos,

worksheets , powerpoints ..Everything!So I highly advise this website… Continue

Added by Azize Besik on November 15, 2010 at 2:36am — No Comments

Survey: Projector Freeze

Recently in a thread on the AV-1 forum, many members indicated that they had encountered difficulties with projectors locking up. This week, our official Surveyologist, Scott Tiner, checks in to see if AV-1 might be able to approach the manufacturers for a solution on behalf of the AV-1 community. Please take a moment to complete our projector/control system malfunction…


Added by Joe Schuch on November 14, 2010 at 7:19pm — No Comments

Essential Components of a Freshman Transition Program - Part 3 - Standardizing Expectations

This series of posts on the essential components of a Freshman Transition Program is based on ideas found in The Ninth Grade Opportunity: Transforming Schools from the Bottom Up by Scott Habeeb, Ray Moore, and…

Added by Scott Habeeb on November 14, 2010 at 6:14pm — No Comments

Teaching About Thanksgiving - Top 3 Websites from LessonGateway

With the Thanksgiving season fast approaching many teachers are developing lessons about both the holiday and how the Pilgrims established their settlements in Plymouth. There are numerous websites with information to help with this - here are the ones we rate as our 'Top Three'.

Teachers of younger students will appreciate…


Added by Greg from on November 14, 2010 at 10:01am — 1 Comment

Shambles Newsletter November 2010 ... online

Shambles Newsletter November 2010

Added by Shamblesguru (Chris Smith) on November 13, 2010 at 12:18am — No Comments

WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THIS SCHOOL POLICY? Teachers will be suspended if they will use social networking sites, most especially Facebook, in instruction and other school-related activities.

WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THIS SCHOOL POLICY? I want to hear your comments and opinions. This is true. Teachers will be suspended if they will use social networking sites, most… Continue

Added by Chester R. Cruzado on November 12, 2010 at 6:49pm — 1 Comment

Wikipedia Is NOT Wicked!

Hi, My name is Gwyneth and I use Wikipedia every day.

There, I said it. Somehow that's pretty freeing! Wikipedia is NOT a dirty word. We're doing a disservice not teaching our kids HOW to use it and how to cite in - ummm selectively & with forethought. Sadly, I don't believe teachers & college professors are ready to wrap their mind around or…


Added by gwyneth jones on November 12, 2010 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

A Science Fair Revolution: Putting the Trifold on Trial

(graphic by Tim Holt)
The digital shift revolution in educational practice isn't about throwing everything out that has been done before (sometimes to … Continue

Added by gwyneth jones on November 12, 2010 at 7:11am — No Comments

Free worksheets For ElT TeacHers!(1)

Hello! I couldn't write to

my blog for a long time as I had something to do.But I didn't laze away

and I searched for new things.I came across various websites especially

based on teachers' resources like flashcard,downloadable worksheets and

so on.
Well,let's start:)

The first website is…

Added by Azize Besik on November 12, 2010 at 5:11am — No Comments

How do you really know if you taught "it"?

This was originally posted on Assessment FOR Learning.

Note to teachers from Salem High School: This is a post about teaching, teachers, and students in general as opposed to a post about specific situations at Salem High School.

So after all the lesson plans have been created, all the class time has been spent, and all the papers have been graded, how do you really know if you've taught your content…

Added by Scott Habeeb on November 11, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Ten things you should do before the Global Education Conference

With just a week to go before possibly the biggest and most ambitious conference in the world - the Global Education Conference 2010, it is time to get organised. Here are 10 things that you should do!

  1. Choose the sessions that you would like to attend at…

Added by Anne Mirtschin on November 11, 2010 at 1:39pm — No Comments

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