Monthly Archives: November 2006

ASK with Janie Panagopoulos

Today we are starting two days of ASK sessions with Janie Panagopoulos: 8 sessions, 24 classes. We are focusing on the books Traders in Time (6 sessions) and Little Ship Under Full Sail (2 sessions). I love the questions with … Continue reading

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Why it’s been quiet here…

Yes, my blog has been a little quiet lately. Here’s a quick run down of some interesting things happening…. So much to write… so little time! November 15 we did an awesome Operation Montserrat Training with CET Challenger Learning Center. … Continue reading

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First After School nonVC PD

Tuesday we had our first after school professional development VC about something other than videoconferencing. We’re doing a series as part of the RUS grant. I know you’re wondering, so, sorry, I am only offering this for our county this … Continue reading

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ASK: Daniel’s Story

On Monday, Marcellus Middle School participated in their first ASK program. Students read Daniel’s Story and prepared questions for Charles Sacavage, a holocaust expert from Intermediate Unit 29 in Pennsylvania. The classes were also studying World War II. Mr. Sacavage … Continue reading

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New RAP Verification Instructions

New Read Around the Planet Verification Instructions were posted online at the TWICE website this week. Building Level Coordinators. Please print and follow these Building Verification Instructions. District Level Coordinators. Please print and follow these District Verification Instructions. Regional Level … Continue reading

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Unique Admin Use of VC & a Wiki

This week I reviewed a project submitted for my class Kid2Kid Videoconference Connections. Gord Smith is a videoconferencing coordinator for Palliser Regional Schools in southern Alberta, Canada. The district is large and just getting started with VC. So Gord has … Continue reading

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Greetings to LT 2006

Thank you Learning Technologies 2006 for inviting me to present with Elaine Shuck. LT 2006 is a blended learning conference in Australia. It was wonderful to talk to you and I look forward to connections with your classes! You can … Continue reading

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International Wolf Center

I just did a test call with the International Wolf Center in Minnesota. This is a new provider – they just started offering programming this fall. Last Friday I heard a report on their programs from Aaron Schippert, Saginaw ISD … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Boy

This morning we have the second class from Marcellus Elementary participating in The Gingerbread Boy from the Center for Puppetry Arts. This wildly popular program is getting to be as hard as the heart surgery programs to get into!! In … Continue reading

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Feedback from a RUS Grant Building

Today in reading the discussion in my online class, Kid2Kid Videoconference Connections, I found a quote from Jeanne Carter, Three Oaks Elementary, one of the RUS Grant buildings. I’m sharing it here with permission. I feel like the VC equipment … Continue reading

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