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Apple Certified Macintosh Technician Training – Dec., 2013

6 years ago

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Back in Mid-December I took part in an ACMT training course. This course was taught by a company called Crywolf and was hosted right in the technology office for 7 days. After taking this course I am officially an Apple Certified Macintosh Technician. What this means is I have been trained on all aspects of…

2013 ACMT

6 years ago

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A couple weeks back the Apple Certified Macintosh Technician course was hosted here at BRCTC. We had instructor Joe Bisson come from Crywolf to teach us about Apple computers. This is my first certification test, and I can say it was well worth it. I got to meet new people, and had the opportunity learn…

American Association of School Librarians National Conference

6 years ago

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Last week I attended the American Association of School Librarians National Conference in Hartford, CT.  It was amazing to be surrounded by so many librarians and to have the opportunity to hear some of my favorite authors speak.  While the primary focus of the conference was on the implementation of the Common Core State Standards,…

ACTEM 2013

6 years ago

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Last Friday I attended the ACTEM Maineducation conference in Augusta.  I look forward to this conference every year and always come away inspired and rejuvenated.  This year the conference felt especially relevant as I eagerly await the arrival of student iPads at the elementary schools. ACTEM organizers always seem to do an amazing job choosing…

TechForum Boston

6 years ago

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On Friday I traveled down to Newton, MA. to attend TechForum Boston.  In exchange for co-facilitating a roundtable discussion entitled “The Library/Media Specialist’s Perspective on Critical Thinking, Web 2.0 Tools and More” I was given free admission to the conference.  It turned out to be an excellent deal! My favorite session of the day was…

Algebra One with Jason Libby, “I kept at it…”

6 years ago

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Judy Harvey and I recently visited with Jason Libby’s Algebra class at Woolwich Central School.  We had heard that Jason’s classes were enjoying success with the new Pearson Algebra One eText licenses that the district purchased, and that Jason was supplementing the eText with other resources such as Khan Academy.  This seemed like a good…