Tag Archives: Technology

Give us another quiz!!

September 2, 2014

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I found this new assessment tool that left my students asking for more. It turned a quiz into a game with live results, a leader-board, trash talking and cheering for more.  It’s called kahoot and if you’re a teacher whose students have access to computers, tablets or smart phones, you’ve got to check it out.

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Just turn the controller around

January 28, 2014

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Just turn the controller around

I took my 6 year old to the dentist last week.  As soon as he walked in the waiting room, I could tell that he was far more excited than he should be at the dentist – no offense to dentists.  His eyes got wide and he marched directly across the room to a video […]

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A student showed me Quizlet

August 21, 2013

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A student showed me Quizlet

In the intro to technology class that I teach, students are introduced to a slew of new vocabulary.  Over the course of a 9 week quarter, students learn 200 tech-related vocab terms.  They take a quiz on a subsection of these terms each week and their final at the end of the course includes all […]

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Amazon Book Review Problems

January 10, 2013

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Amazon Book Review Problems

I know this article on Amazon Book Reviews is from a few weeks ago but I’ve been unplugged for a while.  I just came across it this morning while prepping for a class discussion on the ways that technology has changed reading and writing.  Apparently Amazon has started deleting what it sees as dubious reviews. […]

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Welcome to my Blob, Nana

November 5, 2012

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Welcome to my Blob, Nana

My extremely tech savvy mom was in town for the weekend to celebrate my son’s birthday.  She had a chance to spend some time with Nana (my wife’s grandmother, who happens to be the opposite of tech savvy).  The greatest line of the weekend was when Nana approached me and said, “Your mom is going […]

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