Monthly Archives: June 2012

Audacity — New Technolgy

Audacity is a free and easy to use audio recorder and editor. Using Audacity, students can create podcasts based upon readings. Teachers are able to give directions for the podcasts that are based on the various levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy. … Continue reading

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Edmodo/New Technology

Edmodo allows a teacher to create an online classroom community. For example, in the area of reading, the students can read a passage or chaper book write their reflections and discuss it online. The teacher can give prompts for further … Continue reading

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Mission of The University of Findlay

 

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Grammar Ninja

This is an interactive website which teaches children parts of speech.They are given sentences and parts of speech and they match the two. If they are correct, it is celebrated and they get a new sentence. http://www.kwarp.com/portfolio/grammarninja.html   This picture … Continue reading

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Podcasts

  I listened to two principals who have a series of podcasts. Scott Elias and Melinda Miller have never met but they have developed multiple podcasts together. Milinda is an elementary principal and Scott is an assistant principal. In the … Continue reading

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RSS

This enables a teacher to be able to share blog ideas with other teachers that have the same interests in education. RSS makes it easy to follow other teachers when they come up with new ideas. It could increase a … Continue reading

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New Technology

I am teaching an online class for the University of Findlay. I want to make it as interesting and robust as possible. In the most part, I believe that online classes can be as effective as face to face classes. … Continue reading

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