Month: April 2014

April 24, 2014

Small Victories

My students are making great progress with Interactive Whiteboard Markers. They have successfully overcome two obstacles that were slowing down progress. The first one may have been the most satisfying for them to accomplish. The original file that we downloaded from Thingiverse does not have a cap on the end. Therefore, we needed to fabricate […]

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April 17, 2014

CUE 2014

It has been a couple of weeks since I have attended the Annual CUE conference, and I’m finally having the time to process all of the learning that occurred. This was my first experience with the CUE conference, and my overall opinion of it is positive. There were plenty of options so I felt like […]

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April 10, 2014

Board Games

I have no data on this, but I would guess that the number of teachers who have their students create board games is pretty high. Why not? It’s a fantastic, multi-layer project that can demonstrate a great deal of student learning. I have done board games for literature topics, social studies, and a number of […]

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April 3, 2014

Authentic Learning

This week I had two parents tell me at different times that they were very happy with what I was doing in class. The first parent called and left a message. I’m not sure I’ve ever had a parent call and leave a voice message with the only purpose being to state how pleased they […]

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