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The 20 Best iPad Apps

In The Daily Beast I’m still debating on whether or not to purchase an iPad.

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Google Analytics

I’m running Google Analytics on this blog and discovered 2 vistis from France and 1 from the Netherlands.  The Picasa Web Album I use for the school web album is getting more interesting data – 1 visit from Pakistan.  Not only does it tell you from which country, but also which city.

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Glogging

is fun!

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Children’s International Day

Children\’s International Day on SchoolTube A.C. Flora hosts a Children’s International Day where elementary school children come to activities and events that are planned by our high school students since many Flora students are a variety of nationalities.  This event is a tradition for the high school.  Here is a four minute video I took […]

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Digital Storytelling: Poetry

  Digital Poetry I’ve been collaborating with a 9th grade English teacher on a digital poetry project for the past two weeks.  Students are creating found poems from To Kill a Mockingbird then coverting their poems into a video using PhotoStory.  The videos will be uploaded to Schooltube where students at Mauldin High School (teacher has […]

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Shout out to EdTech 2008!

Can’t be there this year, so everyone have fun!

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Something you can do, today

On Friday I was able to use a few web 2.0 tools and wanted to share. Flora had a Club Fair Friday during lunch.  I went out and took pictures and uploaded them to Picasa, but I also copied them to a file on my desktop to use for PhotoStory, where I created the video.  Getting […]

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Using Adobe Visual Communicator 3

hannahridesbike  Click on link to see the video. I attended a district half-day information session/workshop on Adobe Visual Communicator 3 to which we received a 30-day trail.  It is up to individual schools in my district to purchase the software.  Afterwards I went home and used existing pictures and video to try it out.  It is fairly […]

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Technology Week

This week we are celebrating technology.  February 18-22 is named Technology Fair week in Richland One.  We are celebrating students who have used technology in innovative ways.  I was most impressed with our student presenters today.  The Broadcast Journalism and Newspaper showcased the behind-the-scenes work they do producing the morning news show and newspaper.  A […]

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NetMeeting

A German teacher at my school introduced me to a program within Microsoft Office called NetMeeting.  She uses this for her students to have guided conversations in German but with an instant messaging/texting/conference call feel.  To find this on your computer go to the Run command and type conf.exe.  This will load the program.  Set your […]

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