Monthly Archives: November 2009

I think I need to F5

I need to hit refresh. I’ve enjoyed the Dobbs Cohort experience tremendously, and up to this point, I’ve handled it very well.  I enjoyed the firehose of information at the beginning.  I was already familiar with some of the tech … Continue reading

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A programming note…

“The Blind Side” premiered last night, a touching story about something or other, but that’s not really important.  What is important is that I was cast as “maintenance guy #3” in the opening sequence of the film.  In the scene … Continue reading

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21st Century Skills: The Challenges Ahead

This was one of the first articles that I read from this issue.  My second reading was equally rewarding.  Some the principle points that I took from the article were the following: Latest fad or future staple One of the … Continue reading

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My October Surprise

Starting up student blogs is the best and worst thing I’ve done in a long time. In late October I had my 7th grade Spanish students set up private blogs.  According to the ACTFL (Amer. Council for the Teaching of … Continue reading

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