Tag Archives: Web 2.0

Virtual Book Clubs?

A while ago I wrote a post about using Edmodo for classroom discussions.  When I started this round of book clubs I decided to involve an Edmodo component.  I formed small groups for each of the books and asked students … Continue reading

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Getting Out Of The Classroom…Virtually

I don’t know what taking a field trip is like in your district but in ours you could be buried in paperwork until Summer before you can get out of the building.   I mean, I still consider myself lucky.  Hey, … Continue reading

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People Read Stuff You Put On The Internet

Yesterday my students realized this for the first time.  We’ve been blogging in response to literature lately using kidblogs.  You can read some of my other posts about it here and here. When I set up our kidblogs I chose … Continue reading

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Using Edmodo for Classroom Discussions

For those of you who haven’t taken a foray into Edmodo yet you might want to check it out.  It’s basically a modified Facebook for classroom use.  The teacher has a great deal of control and can establish various groups … Continue reading

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Kid Blogging Update

Well we’re in week two of the blogging adventure in my class.  Only one student has opted out thus far.  Overall I’ve been really impressed with the posts my students have generated.  But, I’ve been more impressed with the thoughtful … Continue reading

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Student Bloggers

There have been many posts about the benefits of blogging with students.  On the Langwitches Blog Slivia talks about a variety of concerns and things to think about when beginning blogging with students.  She also lists more resources, which I … Continue reading

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Organizing for Inquiry

Last week I had students fill out a google form which asked them to list the three books they were most interested in and the inquiry questions that they had come up with for those books. This serves as a … Continue reading

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More Amazing Resources From ICE

In my last post I summed up some highlights from my day at the ICE conference.  Well this post will be dedicated solely to resources and ideas that came from peoples’ tweets on Friday.  We are in an amazing time … Continue reading

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Ice Ice Baby

“Alright stop! Collaborate and listen, ICE is back with a brand new edition…” No, not that Ice Ice Baby, although the first line is strangely appropriate.  I’m talking about the annual ICE conference that I was lucky enough to attend … Continue reading

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I could write a blog post about Dropbox…

….but someone has already done a better job! Dropbox (The new love of my life) Seriously, I can’t believe that I didn’t start using drop box earlier. It just makes file storage so much easier, no emailing, no worrying about … Continue reading

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