Category Archives: General

Day 18: 7 Steps to Better Collaboration

Today’s post about better videoconference projects has absolutely nothing to do with networks or hardware. Collaboration skills can definitely be learned and developed. Here are seven ways to become a better collaborative partner for projects for your teachers. Read Your … Continue reading

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Other VC Blogs Archive

Sadly, I’ve decided to purge my “other VC blogs” list of any blog that hasn’t had a post in over a year. But I want to keep the archive in case I need to find them again. So here are … Continue reading

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Virtually Following NECC Part 2

There are other ways that I’m planning to virtually follow what’s going on at NECC this year. Twitter I set up two searches in TweetDeck for following NECC. One search for NECC related things: “NECC OR NECC09 OR NECC2009” Another … Continue reading

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Jazz as legitimate peripheral participation

Recently I’ve been learning about situated learning. Here are some thoughts connecting situated learning to Jazz. Lave and Wenger (1991) in their book Situated Learning describe learning within a situation, within a community, as situated learning. A key component of … Continue reading

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Vacation Pics

If any of you are interested, I’ve posted a few pictures from my Hawaii vacation on my personal website.

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RUS Grant Celebration

Guest Blogged by Dennis Lundgren, Berrien RESA Director of Instructional Technology On Monday, May 11, 2009 Berrien RESA Superintendent Jeff Siegel hosted a fabulous celebration of the completion of our $350,000 RUS grant (USDA Rural Utilities Service Distance Learning and … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Pics

Time for a little diversion from my usual topic of videoconferencing. I thought you might be interested in checking out some pictures of our gingerbread project this year. What a lot of fun we had! A house, a church, and … Continue reading

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30 Days to Being a Better Blogger

Ok, I’m seriously 20 days late in finding this nifty activity, but I’m working on catching up! Steve Dembo over at Teach42 is running a 30 Days to Being a Better Blogger series and it started on November 1, 2008. … Continue reading

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New Content Provider Showcase Series

Today we have our first content provider showcase in a new format! My schools are so tired of coming here for workshops and last year they were begging for content provider showcases that they could attend at their school or … Continue reading

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Listening to Carol Daunt Skyring

What a thrilling experience this morning to listen to Carol Daunt Skyring’s keynote! It was a presentation that couldn’t be blogged very well – you had to be here! Carol used a lot of amazing video clips, visuals, and even … Continue reading

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