The Most Popular Post in 2009.

The Web20Classroom

As 2009 comes to a close I wanted to take a look back and see what post did people visit the most. On Nov 18 we discussed how to motivate teachers to use more technology in the classroom. So here, in all it''s glory (or lack there of) is the most popular post of 2009 on my blog. They shut the doors to their classroom, leaving technology (and perhaps ultimately quality learning) out in the cold. They don''t see what people are doing with technology these days.

MARCH 2009 Table of Contents

techlearning

FEATURESThe “Blended” Classroom Revolution Virtual Technology Goes to SchoolWhile virtual schools, which currently serve only a tiny fraction ofthe nation’s 48 million K12 students, get all the buzz, a muchbigger, largely untold story of online learning is unfolding inAmerica’s brick.

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2009 MACUL Conference

The Electric Educator

The annual MACUL conference is an awesome opportunity to hear how other educators are using technology in the classroom and to browse the latest in ed. educational technology MACUL It''s been a busy month since I returned from Kosovo and I have not had time to do any blogging. Today and tomorrow I will be at the Michigan Association of Computer Users in Learning ( MACUL ) conference at Cobo Hall in Detroit, Michigan. Conference attendance is expected to top 4,000 this year.

July 2009 Table of Contents

techlearning

FEATURES FOLLOW THE MONEY PART 3 Read the last in a three part series on what the stimulus package means for education technology in America’s classrooms. Go online to techlearning.com for the full series. Smart Money By Ellen Ullman From. Techlearning News

The PLN Is Powerful.

The Web20Classroom

With my PLN, I get ideas for technology lessons that I would have never gotten otherwise.+ I have had the opportunity lately to do a lot of talking about the power of Professional Learning Networks (PLN''s, or you might know it as Personal Learning Community, PLC, also.)

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Web 2.0 Tools That Will Break Through Next Year, With Your Help

The Web20Classroom

Cindy Brock , an Educational Technology Specialist in Tennessee recently posted a Voicethread made by 2nd Graders at her school about Tennessee state symbols. Social Media and Web 2.0 Tools made huge inroads in education this year.

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Change? Darn Right We Need Some Change!

The Web20Classroom

Technology is helping, but we still have a ways to go. When business starts wanting more global citizens able to work with technology, education will catch up. -An There was integration at all levels including math, language arts, science, history and technology.

Summative? Formative? I Just Wanna Know What My Kids Don't.

The Web20Classroom

The Florida Center For Instructional Technology at USF has broken it down really well. I was once a young teacher, fresh out of college, bright eyed and bushy tailed, full of great ideas. There were all these things I wanted to try with my kids, new ways of teaching and figuring out I was doing the best job possible. Then reality. My teaching was stuffed into a box and I was told that the only way to understand what my kids were learning was through testing. Standardized Testing.

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New Posted Resources 12/23/2009

The Web20Classroom

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New Posted Resources 12/01/2009

The Web20Classroom

Spring 2009 tags : iwb , favorite GetBodySmart: Interactive Tutorials and Quizzes On Human Anatomy and Physiology tags : science , anatomy , biology , physiology , interactive , favorite LiveBinders: Easy "Trap and Keep" Online Teaching Binders - The Educators'' Royal Treatment tags : livebinders , favorite Technology and Writing: Using Glogster™ to Differentiate Writing Instruction tags : glogster , writing , favorite FAQ (diigo V4 help) tags : diigo , student , favorite Posted from Diigo.

New Posted Resources 12/12/2009

The Web20Classroom

edbuzz.org » Using Facebook to Improve School Communication tags : Facebook , favorite Technology Integration for Teachers - Home tags : web , 2.0 , favorite Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here

New Posted Resources 12/17/2009

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The Edublog Awards

The Web20Classroom

These awards celebrate "the achievements of edubloggers, twitterers, podcasters, video makers, online communities, wiki hosts and other web based users of educational technology." She writes about technology, teaching, and the blending of the two in her classroom and school. Its that time of year again for the Annual Edublog Awards.

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New Posted Resources 11/24/2009

The Web20Classroom

Google Earth and GIS Resources tags : google , Googleearth , gis , favorite Using Web 2 0 Tools To Enliven Projects "Using Web 2 0 Tools To Enliven Projects" tags : tools , web2.0 , technology , favorite Web 2.0 & ePortfolios tags : web2.0 , portfolio , e-portfolio , favorite Posted from Diigo.

Voting is Now Open For The 2009 Edublog Awards!

The Daring Librarian

Photo Credit: Second Life Jokadia Island "You can now vote for your favorite education-related blogs — voting for the 2009 Edublogs Awards is open until December 16th. Here you can learn details of the voting, see all the nominees, and begin voting at The 2009 Edublog Awards ! You can see who I nominated at My Nominations For The Edublog Awards 2009. edublog nominations school library media technology education

Building a Personal Learning Network (PLN) on Twitter

EdTechSandyK

The Personal Learning Network (PLN) that I''ve built on Twitter over the past couple of months has become an amazing resource for learning about what''s going on in the educational technology world. edtech educational technology pln professional development twitter web 2.0

10 Teacher Development Task for Web 2.0 Tools

Nik Peachey

As part of the materials for these workshops I created a number of tasks for teachers which I hope will help develop their ability to use technology and to evaluate and create materials using web based tools.

Using Wise Quotes with EFL ESL Students

Nik Peachey

I've always found wise (and sometimes not so wise) quotes really useful, both within the classroom with students and as a way of introducing a topic when writing materials.

Reflecting Upon Teaching With Technology

EdTechSandyK

The following post was written as a reflection on my learning during the fifth and final week of a Teaching with Technology course I am taking as I pursue a master''s degree in educational technology leadership. edtech educational technology lamar pedagogy standardized testing teachin

Research Shows Technology Strategies That Positively Impact Student Learning

EdTechSandyK

The following was written as a reflection on what I learned during the second week of the Teaching With Technology course I am currently taking as part of my masters in educational technology leadership program. educational technology research

9 Ways to Use Google Wave

The Electric Educator

From personal experience with using technology with students I have learned that the simplest solution is the best. Whenever I promote a new technology I always remind teachers that the fundamental aspects of effective instruction remain the same.

Brainstorm and Debate Collaboratively

Nik Peachey

I also set up a problem earlier on today, which was about integrating technology into the ELT classroom. I think Solvr is a really useful addition to any teacher's technological tool set, especially if you are involved in any kind of distance learning courses.

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Safely Blogging with Students

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

efficient use of technology) The rules he has established for comments. There are three very good reasons to consider using a blog as a tool to teach writing, online communication, safety, and etiquette all within the context of your curriculum.

Ready to Wave? Invitations Available Here!

The Electric Educator

Technology has dramatically improved since then as has the availability of bandwidth. 21, 2009** I have been following the comments to this post closely. 22, 2009. I was excited to receive an invitation email to join the Google Wave today.

Ready to Wave? Invitations Available Here!

The Electric Educator

Technology has dramatically improved since then as has the availability of bandwidth. 21, 2009** I have been following the comments to this post closely. 22, 2009. I was excited to receive an invitation email to join the Google Wave today.

Learning Theories and Implications for Teaching With Technology

EdTechSandyK

The following was originally written as a reflection assignment for week 1 of a graduate course I am currently taking called Teaching With Technology. November 22, 2009 After completing the readings, videos, and discussions this week I find I have a much better understanding of the constructivism and connectivism learning theories. 21st century learning connectivism constructiviism edtech educational technology learning theory

SixthSense: The Next Evolutionary Leap in Personal Computing & (Hopefully) Edtech?

EdTechSandyK

I had not heard of SixthSense technology before today. Assuming continued successful development, this technology has potential for causing a huge paradigm shift in personal "computing", and it SHOULD be hugely impactful in the world of education. (I

Planning for Student Centered Learning With Technology

EdTechSandyK

The following was written as a reflection on my learning in week three of the Teaching with Technology course I am taking as I work toward a master''s degree in educational technology leadership. This was a content-packed week in our Teaching With Technology course, and although I have been working consistently on the coursework, I find myself finalizing my assignments just under the wire of the no-penalty grace period.

Concepts of Educational Technology Reflection

EdTechSandyK

NOTE: The post below is a reflection on my experiences in Lamar master''s degree course EDLD 5306 Concepts of Educational Technology. I envisioned gaining a broader knowledge of current effective practices in educational technology and gaining better understanding of the roles of an educational technology leader. I believe I achieved the outcome of better understanding the role of an educational technology leader, especially in the area of data based decision making.

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It's All About Creating Content!

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

education K-12 technology Tools for students to create their own content -- I''m learning about so MANY tools at this conference. Diigo, Prezi, Delicious, Furl, Slideshare, Motivator, Imagechef, Second Life, Wordle, Voice Thread, Celtx, Foto Flexer -- the list goes on and on.

About This Blog

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

In all honesty, I hesitated to start it because I am already using various tools to publish on the web and collaborate with others, but the benefits of blogging about cool new instructional technology tools and the potential for posting information that arrives right in followers laps are too great to ignore. I decided to start this blog as a way to keep others informed about all of the Web 2.0 tools that are rapidly emerging.

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Did You Know? 4.0 - Shift Happens

EdTechSandyK

Technology continues to transform our world at an almost incalculable pace. did you know educational technology internet shift happens social media web 2.0 Did You Know? was released today.

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Tech Training at Southfield Christian

The Electric Educator

educational technology This year I am leading monthly tech workshops for the teachers in my building. I did a couple of workshops last year which were well received and encouraged me to continue this year.

A Vision of K-12 Students Today

EdTechSandyK

21st centruy learning educational technology We have come so far.and we have so far still to go!!!!!

Google Teacher Academy Reflection

The Electric Educator

I attended the 2009 Google Teacher Academy which was held in Boulder, Colorado this year. Kern Kelly demonstrated his use of Google Maps and demoed a brand new technology called Augmented Reality (AR). This new technology will quickly become unbelievably useful!