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Technology in the Classroom

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As a Teacher, I Also Had a Very Short List of Potential Baby Names

December 1st, 2009

I always worry what effect my being a teacher will have on my son ‘s normal emotional development.  I usually comfort myself with a little reminder that, given the two families he ‘s coming from, the child never had a chance anyway.  …

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What WERE You Thinking?

November 24th, 2009

If you’re a teacher or a parent, or – like me – both, you have at some point in your life looked at a young person and said (or at least thought), “What on Earth were you thinking?”  Brain research tells us …

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Your Mission, Should You Choose to Accept It . . . .

November 17th, 2009

Continuing the “thinking outside the box” theme I began with in last week’s blog about Cheating in the Digital Age, I thought I would share another fun thing that happened where I work recently. If you live in California, you may know …

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Cheating in the Digital Age

November 10th, 2009

I am simultaneously reading how our life in the Digital Age makes it both easier and harder for students to cheat on their schoolwork. They can buy papers and look up information on smart phones. They can use the cameras in their …

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Calling It In, Part Two

November 3rd, 2009

 Last week, I blogged about how I was able to work from home one day in late September when my son had to stay home sick.  I used iChat to transmit my voice and my screen to the students in my computer …

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The Great Disembodied Voice of Your Teacher Has Spoken

October 27th, 2009

A few weeks ago, in late September, I found myself having to stay at home with my sick kid. It was a middle school day for me. They got me a sub, plus my aide was in the class for most of …

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Skin Makes Us Waterproof

October 20th, 2009

It rained today where I live. Now, you may not think that’s really a big deal, but you need to know that I live and work in San Jose, California. Sure, our winters ARE our rainy season, but you wouldn’t think that …

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No, Really, Read Your E-mail

October 13th, 2009

I recently had to teach my sixth grade students a slightly painful lesson.  It went a little something like, this: “The school provides you with an e-mail account for a reason.  Use it.”

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No, Really, Read Your E-mail

October 13th, 2009

I recently had to teach my sixth grade students a slightly painful lesson.  It went a little something like, this: “The school provides you with an e-mail account for a reason.  Use it.”   We have a new textbook, just for my …

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No, Really, Read Your E-Mail

October 13th, 2009

I recently had to teach my sixth grade students a slightly painful lesson.  It went a little something like, this: “The school provides you with an e-mail account for a reason.  Use it.”

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19th Century Schools in the 21st Century

September 30th, 2009

So, here we are.  If you’ve made your way to this blog, on this section of this site, you have at least a passing interest in technology and/or education.  (Bonus points for “and.”)

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