Monthly Archives: February 2010

MysteryQuest Feedback: Impact on Students

This month we had several MysteryQuest sessions, with the last session today. Here’s a great story: One class had a really cool game show, and in passing, one of the participating teachers told me that their students loved the voice … Continue reading

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Read Around the Planet Day 4

It’s the fourth day of Read Around the Planet. Classes are still working hard on their presentations and asking great questions of their partners. Here are a few highlights of today: Interaction Today we had some great examples of how … Continue reading

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Read Around the Planet Day 2 and 3

Read Around the Planet continues with some amazing connections, and great prep work by students and teachers alike! Here are some more highlights: Backgrounds Usually I see the amazing backdrops or sets in the MysteryQuest sessions. But one of my … Continue reading

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ISTE 2010 Conference: Videoconference Sessions

Are you going to ISTE 2010 this year? Here is a tantalizing list of videoconference sessions. Hope to see you there! I hear rumor also that there will be a videoconferencing playground. Should be fun!! Saturday, June 26, 2010 Workshop: … Continue reading

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Read Around the Planet Day 1

Today is the first day of Read Around the Planet 2010! We have 70 classes participating. The total project participants is 1950 this year! The next couple weeks, I’ll be sharing some of highlights from each day. Rescheduling We started … Continue reading

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Dragging Participants from “Entry Queue” to Conference

I just figured out something on my Tandberg bridge, and have been urged by VC friends to share. So here goes. Background I have had a Tandberg MPS 200 and Tandberg Management Suite since 2005. When we purchased our infrastructure, … Continue reading

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Successful Short MysteryQuest Format

Last summer, in the Jazz workshop, my middle and high school teachers helped me brainstorm a tighter schedule for MysteryQuests that would fit into an hour. The schedule would be: 4 groups x 5 min presentations = 20 min. for … Continue reading

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