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One of the many benefits of my new position is the exposure to tons of new perspectives. There are 460+ teachers in Bonita USD, and I follow roughly 160 on Twitter from around the world. (The overlap is about seven people. I’m working on that.) Conferences and...

On AppleTV in the Classroom

This tweet tagged me (in the responses) this week, and my response is more than 140 characters long. Anyone have an AppleTV for their classroom? Apparently I’m getting one and iPad minis. Do I want to use this with or instead of smart board? — Tina Cardone...

20% Time

Today, I took a risk. I’ll present it to you in the same way I told my 6th period (who all have iPads). The Intro “That was the bell. Sit. Fergie; you didn’t ask if you could get water. Sit. Maria, eyes over here. [Dramatic Pause] Today… you...

Cheese Crackers – iPad Pics

There was one more tech integration on the Cheese Cracker Square Root Showdown. Students in the iPad class were prompted to explain (via picture) the lesson to the next class. They took a picture, edited in Skitch, then uploaded to the class DropBox folder. Some of...

Careful, Students!

Today, my iPad class all got trained in DropBox, the online file-sharing service. One student got a tough lesson. All students downloaded the app and signed in with the same email and password. If you’re interested, click here to see how and why. During the...

Not-So-Hot Stuff

I hate talking about myself, which is why I’m writing a post about it. On Friday, I had 6 adults in my classroom during one period. The Math Coach from another school came over with one of her teachers and the Director of IT from the district office. The RSP...