Tech and the Workshop Model

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My name is Alex Corey, and this is my second year teaching 6th grade ELA in the Waltham school district.  This is also my second year with the 1:1 iPads, so it has been nice to be able to anticipate some of the technological hiccups that come with the 1:1 initiative. This year, I wanted […]

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Multimodal Teaching Strategies

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Hey, I’m Brian Campbell, and this is my 3rd full year teaching English at the McDevitt Middle School. Since last year’s complete 1:1 iPad initiative at our school I have used technology to engage my students in disciplinary content by offering a multimodal approach to standard, print-based texts. Tasks have led to the creation of […]

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Interesting Article about videotaping Teacher practice

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Here is a link to an article that I came across from Tech and Learning Magazine: Using video for Professional Learning It is sponsored by the Teaching Channel, it very interesting and spot on for what we will be doing with our video taping of lessons.  You will have to sign in to be able […]

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Researching Research…so meta

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My name is Marika Hyland, and I’m in my second year teaching history at Waltham High School. Being new to teaching, I have thought a lot about the advantages and disadvantages that my experience as a teacher presents when figuring out how to integrate technology into the curriculum. Sometimes I think about how everything I create […]

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From Entertainers to Engagers

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So as I sit here typing my very first blog, my co-teacher is sitting next to me, typing her part of the blog…at the same time…in the same google doc.  The fact that I can see what she’s adding and she can see what I’m drafting is blowing our minds!  Once the two of us […]

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Tick Tock Tech

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Is the time worth it? My name is Tom Farley, and I am a third year 7th grade English teacher at Kennedy Middle School in Waltham. As I embark upon my second full year with 1:1 iPad integration in my classroom I am constantly trying to improve and streamline my practice. After the first year […]

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Mr. Robot

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My name is Michael DiLuzio, I am a history teacher, and my biggest fear is that one day I won’t have a job because a robot will replace me. In my most pessimistic moments, I think I will be the final generation of an extinct species: the human teacher. If I am being truly retrospective, […]

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