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Voice of the Library: Take A Look…What Do You See?

Voice of the Library: Take A Look…What Do You See?

May 24th, 2011 | 0 Comments

Today in the library, I took these photographs of our 5th graders at Van Meter completely engaged, sharing with friends, and having a blast learning something new. And just what was it that hooked this group of students? We recently added 8 iPad’s and 12 iPod’s to the technology in our school.  When the students […]

View from the District:  Breathing New Life into an Old System

View from the District: Breathing New Life into an Old System

May 23rd, 2011 | 2 Comments

Checkin in with Andy McKiel! ** This week, I have the opportunity to present to our district administrative team along with a few other consultants and administrators within my school district.  We’ve been asked to share highlights with our administrative group from our experiences attending the ‘Assessing Student Knowledge’ conference that we attended last fall […]

VocabularySpellingCity Comes to Edmodo

VocabularySpellingCity Comes to Edmodo

May 20th, 2011 | 2 Comments

We are pleased to welcome VocabularySpellingCity as the newest Edmodo Community. For those of you not familiar, the site automates the study of word lists for spelling and vocabulary. You can enter any list and VocabSpellingCity.com provides the sentences and definitions for the 20 different learning activities, including a WordSeach, HangMouse (think hangman), WordUnScramble, SpellingTest, VocabularyTest, […]

DIY Teacher:  Innovative, Free and Easy

DIY Teacher: Innovative, Free and Easy

May 20th, 2011 | 2 Comments

TGIF with Bianca! ** Another fast and furious teaching week down here in Australia. Things seem to snowball – parent teacher evenings, reports, marking, lesson planning. I am constantly surprised when people say ‘You’re a teacher? That must be easy with all those holidays and the short hours.’ Are you kidding me?! Anyway, I’m not […]

Maine Dept. of Ed: Open Education Resources Project

Maine Dept. of Ed: Open Education Resources Project

May 19th, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Maine Department of Education has selected Edmodo as the platform to share their results of their recent Open Education Resources research project with the education community.  We think this will be a great opportunity to expose the Edmodo community to the wealth of high quality open resources, and hope you will join in the […]

Student PLNs:  Reflecting on Reflections

Student PLNs: Reflecting on Reflections

May 19th, 2011 | 0 Comments

Thursday with Liz! Reflections are one of the most power professional development tools we have as educators.  It is what allows us to continue to improve and get better at what we do with our students.  Like many of you, I love to try new things in my class whether it is a lesson, a […]

Web 2.0: Newbie tip of the week: Relax!

Web 2.0: Newbie tip of the week: Relax!

May 18th, 2011 | 0 Comments

Wednesdays with Brett! ** It’s Wednesday again, so here goes… Edmodian of the Week: Ms. Hartwig! Mrs. Hartwig stands out as an advocate for her students and their needs as modern students. She has a keen awareness of the demands that our youth will face as professional adults and ensures that her teaching aligns itself […]

Update

Update

May 17th, 2011 | 1 Comment

The site is back up and running — libraries are available and you should be able to access everything as normal now.  We are monitoring things very closely – but as always, please let us know if you are seeing any issues. We have a few back end issues to work out as a result […]

Site Issues

Site Issues

May 17th, 2011 | 21 Comments

We are working quickly to resolve the issues on the site.   A couple of things you may see: 1.  Site going up and down.  We are working to identify the root cause — you may see a bit of wonkiness while we resolve the issue. 2.  Library Access:  The library is currently unavailable — […]

Voice of the Library: The Students Aren’t Waiting

Voice of the Library: The Students Aren’t Waiting

May 17th, 2011 | 1 Comment

Tuesdays with Shannon! ** Last Saturday, Will Richardson posted “There are Some People Who Don’t Wait” on his blog, weblogg-ed. The post was about teachers who don’t wait…who jump right in, who take a chance, who embrace change in education and the lives of young people. Will wrote, “… I couldn’t help thinking about the […]

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