Monthly Archives: September 2014

Blogs and the Communication Journal

At the start of the year, I was challenged to find a substitute for the traditional home/school communication journal used by Classroom and Special Education Teachers and Specialists.  Home/School Journals are usually composition notebooks and are often lost or left … Continue reading

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Keeping your Chromebook Up-to-Date

Chromebooks require very little in the way of maintenance – just make sure you run updates when you need to in order to keep things running smoothly.   The picture below shows you the Chrome Update Available icon you’ll see … Continue reading

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Socrative and BPS

Burlington’s 1:1 program and high level of technology integration has positioned the district as a leader in the use of technology in the classroom and it’s not unusual to see developers working with our students and teachers to refine their … Continue reading

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Online Reading Made Easier

Increasingly, professional learning occurs through online journals, blogs, and educational websites.  But reading articles on a computer screen can be challenging, especially if you’re trying to read deeply rather than simply skim.  Between the back-lit screen, small fonts, and the distraction of … Continue reading

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New Adventures

  After 7 years as a Special Education Teacher and 7 years teaching 5th grade, I am embarking on a new journey as a district-wide Mobile Learning Coach (MLC). Technically, I will be employed half-time as a MLC and half-time … Continue reading

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