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Social media; employing tools that will change your schools

8 years ago

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Social media; employing tools that will change your schools Patrick Larkin, principal from MA This session was promoting the use of social networking tools to communicate with parents, students and community. Principal Patrick Larkin has taken the approach that because everyone is using them, that schools should as well. Here are some highlights… Digital Citizenship…

Making the Most of Your Google Domain @ACTEM

8 years ago

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This morning session was facilitated by Kern Kelley, who is a technology integrator with RSU19.  It sounds as though they are doing some very cool things with student portfolios, and with the GoogleApps in general.  Here are some highlights I took away from the session. First of all, they have a student video team that…


8 years ago

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ACTEM MAINEducation 2011 MAINEducation, or more commonly known as, The ACTEM Conference, or even just, ACTEM, is a terrific show that takes place every October right here in Maine.  The conference gathers hundreds of teachers, edtechs and administrators from around the state, and even some from “away,” for breakout sessions, keynotes, and time with colleagues.…

FETC 2011- Raising Reading Achievement in the Technological Age

9 years ago

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Debra Berlin began this presentation with the bold and accurate pronouncement that “The world is going to change with or without you.  Get ready.”  She proceeded to then tell us about the ways in which literacy is changing, highlighting the impressive research that Donald Leu has done on new literacies.  Those of you from the…