All Blog Posts Tagged 'based' (5)

Parallels Desktop 7 on iPad 2

Hi all,


As a longtime Macbook/Pro user, I have made good use of Parallels Desktop to run a virtual Windows environment on my Macbook. This has worked well, as QMS is a Windows based environment.

I have recently been debating on what is the next step for computer technology in my classroom. I have been comparing tablets to the nth degree! Based on the fact our school network is Windows based I have been focusing on Windows based tablets from Acer and Asus.…


Added by Dominic Smith on November 6, 2011 at 10:10am — No Comments

Sure it's stupid, but...


Kudos to you if you made it past the 2 minute mark; it's not that hilarious or entertaining.  Sure it's stupid, but think about what the kids are trying to do: use a computer to order a pizza.  They know the sequence of questions typical in a pizza order: where do you live, what is your phone number, what would you…


Added by Thomas Petra on April 10, 2011 at 4:48pm — No Comments

Classroom2.0 Conference

CLASSROOM2.0 Workshop - November 7, 2008

DigitalVaults is a site suggested by Lucy Gray, who organized this conference.

The guest speaker was Steve Hargadon, who created Classroom2.0 for educators to use as a social and collaborative network. The theme of this conference is using… Continue

Added by Gary Latman on November 7, 2008 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Using Web Based Technology to Breathe Life into Science Lessons with Visual Arts

I found that most of my students had a difficult time looking at a picture or diagram of a science concept in a textbook and understanding what the image is depicting. This is especially important in science, because many science concepts are learned as cycles or circles.

Pictures in science textbooks do not address multiple learning styles of students; they are designed primarily for visual/spatial learners.

I found it was easier to address more learning styles… Continue

Added by David Wetzel on September 10, 2008 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

Using Web-Based Resouces in Science Investigations

I found during my teaching middle school science and working with inservice teachers, students typically had better science fair projects when they used web-based real world data bases or collaborated with students around the country.

Using Online Resources

Students used online resources to support presentations PowerPoint presentations, spreadsheet(s) for data, and word processing for sharing findings of their science fair… Continue

Added by David Wetzel on September 9, 2008 at 11:00pm — No Comments

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