mikeromard on May 13th, 2008

Imagine if students from each city created informational movies of their home cities to be shared with other children from all over the world. Impressive. You bet. I was stoked when the elementary librarian, Tara Etheridge, shared this idea with me. We quickly found a fellow enthusiast in Jeanine Merrill and her fourth grade students. […]

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mikeromard on May 12th, 2008

I found another gem of a video through a Twitter buddy – Rich White – from this website http://roots.greenbush.us/?p=478 Great dig Rich! The title of this video struck a deep cord hold on me. I found myself asking – what can I do to help change? What got me started in this path was I’ve […]

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mikeromard on May 12th, 2008

After reminding the students that I’m their technology teacher and not their computer teacher, they accepted last week’s TV Turnoff activity I had planned (I read one short story and then record their thoughts to some higher order thinking questions) In the end, I selected one to two classes from each grade level. Given I […]

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