Monthly Archives: March 2007

Great Lakes Native Peoples

Here’s a review of the Great Lakes Native Peoples program offered by the Cranbrook Institute of Science. This was written by Ren Baldwin, District Technology Coordinator. Thanks, Ren, for sharing this review! Kelly Nimtz’s 4th grade class at Lincoln Elementary … Continue reading

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Sea Me Read

This afternoon Eagle Lake Elementary connected to Mote Marine Laboratory for the Sea Me Read: Smiley Shark program. Before the program started the students enjoyed a flash(?) show of interesting shark and ocean facts. In the beginning, enthusiastic presenter Kasey … Continue reading

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My Projects

I just added a new page to my blog, “My Projects” up along the top menu. This is for those of you trying to find a link to something that I’m involved in, but you can’t remember if it’s on … Continue reading

Posted in Resources

LiteratureQuest: Need American Literature Class Partners

Interested in a LiteratureQuest? We need three high school American Literature classes to participate in a MysteryQuest-like LiteratureQuest. We’d love to have you participate! One of my local teachers designed this activity last summer in the Jazzing Up Your Curriculum … Continue reading

Posted in Collaborations, MysteryQuests

The Giver Skits

This morning Marcellus Middle School students are sharing skits and vignettes in response to reading the book, The Giver. They also shared posters and other visual representations that captured the essence of the book and the issues within it. These … Continue reading

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Learning in the Age of Videoconferencing

Here’s a nice intro article to videoconferencing from AT&T: Learning in the Age of Videoconferencing [PDF]. Filled with great examples, it’s a thoughtful overview of the possibilities of videoconferencing, with references to some of our favorite VC friends too!

Posted in Resources

Author Janie Panagopoulos

Here are the updates from this week to our VC Program Database linked on TWICE and Polycom. New Provider: Janie. L. Panagopoulos I’m especially excited about having Janie (an author!!) on this list! I worked with her over the past … Continue reading

Posted in Content Providers, VC Database Updates

Getting Attached to H.264

Last year I muttered about H.261, H.263 and H.264 la la land. This year, not only have some of these odd problems settled down, but I’ve also begun to appreciate the quality that H.264 brings to the videoconference. But first, … Continue reading

Posted in Techie Stuff

Lynne Reid Banks

Did you hear about this yet? AT&T and Polycom are sponsoring sessions with Lynne Reid Banks in April. Registration is open and slots are filling fast! Hurry!

Posted in Special Events

ASK Author: Harry Sue

Today several classes are talking to author Sue Stauffacher about her book Harry Sue. For more details on this book, check out the Amazon.com reviews of it. This is yet another TWICE ASK session with Sue. Yesterday’s sessions featured the … Continue reading

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