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Feb 9

February 9, 2013

The Potential of Student Managed Technology

The Potential of Student Managed Technology

There’s a lot to be said about giving students jobs of some of everyday classroom duties that can easily be forgotten or overlooked. I started out by having students take care of taking our garbage cans and recycling bin out to the hall at the end of the day. Then came desk inspectors to make sure all of the trash and messes that live under our desks are taken care of before we leave for the day. Next came the…

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Jun 16

June 16, 2012

iPads in the classroom

iPads in the classroom

Last November, I had the opportunity to take the Apple sponsored tour of Canby School District in Canby, Oregon.  This district has been at the forefront of technology integration for the past few years.  The district technology director, Joseph Morelock, walked us through the exciting things Canby has done. One of the most amazing things, which became my own personal dream, was to put handheld technology into the hands of as many students as possible, even down to a 1:1…

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