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Aug 15

August 15, 2012

Things you don’t think of #1: Cable Management

Things you don’t think of #1: Cable Management

Over the past few years I have been adding handheld devices to my classroom, I like to call the set of technology my “Armada”.  It’s slowly growing toward a class set, a few more years and I’ll have my dream of 1:1 for each student. But one thing you never think about prior to getting all of these wonderful devices is…the management of the headphone cables.  It can easily turn the lovely dream of technology, into a nightmare of tangled…

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Jun 28

June 28, 2012

PBIS Expectations in the Computer Lab

PBIS Expectations in the Computer Lab

This past year, we had one of the most horrible things happen in our school computer lab.  A few students made the choice to vandalize and dismantle a few of the laptops.  Now, in our district, we’re known for the amount of use we get out of our computer labs.  Within a week there are only about 4 40 minute windows that are not assigned for class usage, and those get snatched up all the time.  So, to have a…

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