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Archive for February, 2014

    This morning we’re honored to be able to share a prezi by Currier Memorial School educator Susan Gibeault, on fostering students’ global awareness. Gibeault has taught special education, speech and language and elementary education and received the  2012 BRSU Outstanding Teacher award. This presentation is the culmination of a project she undertook with […]

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Mark Olofson has put together an online version of the Aurasma presentation we gave at VTFest in November, including shots of the app in action, ideas for implementation and student feedback. Let us know if you use this app in your classroom!    

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  Brought to you by the inimitable Susan Hennessey, who shows here how you can use the Chrome browser extension Kaizena to add voice comments and link students to video resources on a sample writing assignment. Best part: you can assemble a library of video resources and shoot out your favorites over and over. Anyone […]

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  Guest post by Lindsey Halman, facilitator at The Edge at Essex Middle School: What is a system?  How are living things organized? How do the structures of organisms contribute to life’s functions?  Learners on the Edge team addressed these questions through a unit on Structure, Function and Information Processing in Living Organisms using the […]

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  Some fantastic Friday reading: Over at AMLE Magazine, TIIE director Penny Bishop and associate director John Downes are talking about the power of teaming in supporting successful technology integration in schools: Today’s middle school teams use a wide range of technology tools to achieve six important goals: to develop their teacher team; to design […]

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One way I know for sure an app has potential to transform classroom practice is when, with minimal introduction and little prep time, a whole team of teachers adopts it and launches its use.      

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On February 11th, Edmunds Middle School opened their doors to the community and invited them to see what technology integration looks like in a 21st century Vermont school.  

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  As part of celebrating Digital Learning Day yesterday, we visited The Edge team at Essex Middle School for their annual Project Fair, where students share their learning with the community. Here’s a look at some of the amazing work on display.             For a round-up of more Digital Learning […]

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