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A story about a fridge

September 4, 2014

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This past Sunday I had the opportunity to share a story about a refrigerator magnet conversation I recently had with my kids.  The room was beautifully chaotic as families and friends (some as young as 2 weeks and others as young as 80+ years) enjoyed breakfast together.  Hear the story and see the pics and videos […]

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After 1 Day of 20 Percent Time

March 4, 2014

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After 1 Day of 20 Percent Time

I had students share a single word to describe how they were feeling after we explored the what, why, and how of 20 percent time.  There was quite a range of responses.  One student even said “cats.”

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Raley Field Promo – Student Video Contest

May 8, 2013

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Some of my video production students had the chance to head to Raley Field (home of the minor league River Cats) a few weeks ago and have a behind the scenes look at the ball club.  This was part of a video contest put on by a local youth video organization.  Students groups could pick […]

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We had a poo poo party

April 29, 2013

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We told our 2 and a half year old that when he was no longer wearing diapers, we’d throw a piñata party to celebrate.  We even went as as far as purchasing the piñata and hanging it over the changing table as a reminder/motivator.  Well, yesterday was the best (and so far, only) Poo Poo Party that I […]

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The Elements of Story in MacMurtrey’s Wall

October 30, 2012

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The Elements of Story in MacMurtrey’s Wall

We’re starting our video storytelling unit in my computer apps class today.  I’m going to introduce my students to the elements of story by reading one of my kids’ favorites – MacMurtrey’s Wall by Marc Sutherland.  If you have kids and you haven’t read this book, you should find it at your library (or borrow it […]

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