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The Art of Failing in School and Succeeding in Life

Below is a link to a post by A.J. Juliani, a blogger who is about to publish a book, Inquiry and Innovation in the Classroom: Using 20% Time, Genius Hour, and PBL to Drive Student Success.   I had written about … Continue reading

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When to Put the Tech Away in Your 1:1

Ed just shared this interesting article from a group we know well EdTechTeacher.  Think back to our Wayland RISES training.  It is stating the obvious, but sometimes we loose sight of our common sense.  I thought it might make you … Continue reading

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Self Service to Upgrade to lastest Software without “Support”

Last Thursday, we experienced two incidents where people could not find their google documents.  It was discovered that these users did not have the latest version of Google Drive loaded on their computer.  We were going to ask all teachers … Continue reading

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Ed Tech’s 50 Must Read K-12 Education IT Blogs

Posted in June, here are EdTech’s 50 Must Read Education Blogs. You will see in the comments, that others have recommended the following be added.  Explore for yourself: GettingSmart.com Web2.0 Instructional Technology Solutions (ITS) Educational Technology and Mobile Learning E-portfolios

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LanSchool Adding Class Lists

Here is the introduction to LanSchool presentation that I gave at school today. Please note: When you “browse”,  LanSchool will find any student not currently  enrolled in a class.  You should enter your class list before you want to use LanSchool … Continue reading

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Tip of The Day: Enabling Java in your Browser

I had some students run into an issue downloading a file from the internet that required Java to be enabled.  We believe this was turned off when the labs went through an update recently.  Since preferences are set at the … Continue reading

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Tip of the Day: How to make your projector display brighter

I was in a classroom today and the paper that was being projected from the doc camera was too dark for me to read.  There are a couple of ways to improve the display of your projected content, depending on … Continue reading

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