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Summer Professional Development

Once again, I have fallen off the blogging wagon. This past summer, I took part in 3 professional development activities. Something which I have not done for along time. The first was MakerEdTo in early July. The 2016 MakerEdTO Maker Education … Continue reading

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Makey Makey Fun

Last spring I had a little money leftover after the end of the semester. I had heard about these cool things called Makey Makey that I wanted to try out. So I purchased three. In the fall, I set up … Continue reading

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Sketchnoting

Sketchnoting is taking notes that include colour and sketches. Do a search and you will find many excellent examples of sketchnoters. I have been following a few blogs and reading books on sketchnoting. I have tried it out in a few … Continue reading

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Blog Update

I restarted this blog on February 8th with a focus on keeping a digital portfolio.  I have tried to write a post every week with some success. I have posted on Twitter when I have a new post and am … Continue reading

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Facebook in the classroom

You should see the looks of amazement when I tell students that they will be using Facebook in class. Facebook allowed in class! What the heck is going on? A few years ago, I was at ECOO Conference in Niagara Falls. … Continue reading

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Coderdojo

I am intrigued by this site that promotes coding. Coder Dojo offers coding to kids and parents once a month.    This is done  through volunteers — people with knowledge of coding and are willing to share their time.  I have to be … Continue reading

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Where have all the books gone?

I have loved books since before I could read. I love reading them, becoming friends with the characters, learning about things outside of my world, and just collecting them for my bookshelf. Becoming a teacher librarian in 2001 was not … Continue reading

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