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    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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Sixth grade math educator Laura Botte explains how she’s using a simple Google form to make it easier for students to talk about what’s on their minds.      

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Vine is a tool where users can craft looping six-second videos for sharing globally, and other users can up-vote them, follow favored Vine-creators (some of whom have one million+ followers) and comment. It’s available for the Android, iOS and Windows platforms, and despite the nominal age-17 requirement for the platform, it’s more than likely that […]

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  PAML 6th grade educator and all-around good egg Joe Speers returns to the blog to with another #1minutehowto, this time on how he’s using Google Docs to reinforce the difference between formal and informal writing with his students. Joe previously showed us how his students use Corkulous to create vocab flashcards, and how he […]

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It’s PAML 6th grade educator Joe Speers, of course! And he’s here to explain how his students are using Explain Everything to share the Best Part Of My Week with their families. Joe previously showed us how his students use Corkulous to create vocab flashcards, and how he uses Google Drive to organize student work.

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…a 1-minute iPad how-to from Harwood Union Middle School science educator Brian Wagner, showing you how to save augmented reality “auras” from the popular mobile app Aurasma, to Evernote.       Wagner used Aurasma with his students this past spring in creating an augmented reality periodic table, mounted in the community gallery space at […]

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Meet Theresa White. She teaches 4th and 5th grade at Roxbury Village School, and this past summer, in preparation for her school going 1:1 with iPads, she took Susan Hennessey’s Emerging Technologies course, and as a result, shared this 5-minute lesson on getting up to speed with Google Drive on the iPad.     Bonus: […]

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