Monthly Archives: November 2010

The Partnership for 21st Century Skills

I was most intrigued to peruse the website for Partnership for 21st Century Skills. I like most that this organization has brought together all those parties who would most benefit from a workforce adept at tech: big business, educators and … Continue reading

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My Favorite Video

I’ve loved all the versions of this.  Here is the latest, as far as I know. Rachel

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Boring Old Book Reviews Need a Facelift

I am starting an independent reading project with my freshman classes and I am looking for a new twist on an old assignment, the book review.  My focus, of course, will be the writing my students will do and how … Continue reading

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Blogging in a High School Classroom

I am a high school English teacher always on the lookout for new ways to engage my students in more interesting reading and writing activities.  One way I would like to do this is through the use of a blog.  … Continue reading

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Sharing the Wealth

As I am new to blogging, I have been spending a good bit of time perusing a number of education and tech related blogs to see what people are talking about.  It has been enlightening, to say the least.  Below … Continue reading

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Best Quick Tech Idea

Sometimes in my classes, I would like to do something quick with technology, something that won’t be cumbersome and time-consuming, something that my students will talk about when they go home and (hopefully) have dinner with their families.  I can … Continue reading

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