Category Archives: Tech Integration

Learning How to Create Sketchnotes

It’s been a while but I finally took some time to learn the basics of creating sketchnotes. I’ve enjoyed the way information can be visually represented and have been inspired by the wonderful works of Carol Ann McGuire and the … Continue reading

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Add a “Dropbox” type folder to your Google Drive

I found this link on Twitter this morning and really like the possibilities. Check out the upload link on the bottom right side of this page. Oh, and make good decisions if you upload a file. 😉

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Free online image creator – Pixlr.com

  There are a ton of images editors out there but today I needed to create a quick graphic for a QRCode project that I was working on. I’ve used pixlr.com in the past but today it really saved me … Continue reading

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Online class got me thinking…

I’ve just started Thinkfinity training sponsored by the Verizon Foundation and we had to write a response to three questions. I really liked the questions…they made me think about technology integration and where we are going with it. Read on… … Continue reading

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An anthropological introduction to YouTube by Michael Wesch

If you have not seen his video “The Machine is Us/ing Us” then you should watch it first and then watch his anthropological introduction to YouTube.

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eno by PolyVision

A number of Florida MDEs (Master Digital Educators) received an eno interactive board by PolyVision at FETC last week. The board can act as a normal dry erase surface, it’s magnetic, and is interactive. You can take a look at … Continue reading

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Yahoo Pipes |||||

I always enjoy a day when I can say I truly learned something new. Today was on of those days! Where do I start?  While catching up on my Twitter account I came across this post, “Using Yahoo Pipes to … Continue reading

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Sir Ken Robinson – Do Schools Kill Creativity

I really enjoyed this video. It’s kinda long but well worth the time. Click here to go to the TED website where you can get the code and the transcript. Click here to get the mp3 of his presentation.

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FETC ’08

Wow! FETC is finally over and I am slowing down a bit. I still have the UCF classes, I’m teaching two virtual high school classes and I have a regular 40 hour job, but for some reason it seems like … Continue reading

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Online Concept Mapping Tool

After registering it took less than five minutes to creat this very simple chart. Oh, and the five minutes included playing with all of the little buttons and features. They also have the ability to leave the diagram on their … Continue reading

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Diet Coke and Mentos Geyser (possible science webquest?)

If you haven’t seen this video already then you must click here to know what I am talking about. Chances are some of you students have seen it or may have even tried it before. After viewing the clip make … Continue reading

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Digital Storytelling – My Hero.com (myhero.com)

The My Hero Project is a non-profit organization that focuses on important qualities, character and values of heros as opposed to celebrities. As a project based learning tool the My Hero Project addresses all the basic literacies including information literacy … Continue reading

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