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In 1982, I worked in a Headstart center, I had only been out of college for two years. I worked in the room with the 3 and 4 year olds. One day, one of our little girls had an accident, and she didn't have any clothes in her cubby. We called the house, and the uncle agreed to bring a change of clothes.
When the uncle arrived, he was asked to change her clothes in the bathroom. As he led her to the bathroom, she began screaming, and pulling away from him. I couldn't…Continue
Added by Lisa Mims on November 12, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments
On Saturday October 29, 2011 I had the incredible opportunity to spend the day at the Orange County Reading Association’s Annual Fall Conference. This was the 48th year that this event was held and the setting was…Continue
Added by Lisa Michelle Dabbs on November 9, 2011 at 12:31pm — No Comments
The idea of being connected in the Twentieth Century had a very different meaning than it does today. Back then being connected conjured up visions of pinstriped suits and shoulder holsters. Today, being connected brings up visions of computers, Smartphones, and tablets. A general misconception is that to be a connected educator, one needs to be a computer geek, with a vast knowledge of all things having to do with social media. Of course this is a vision that could be overwhelming to anyone…Continue
Added by Elmas Onbasi on November 8, 2011 at 1:36pm — No Comments
… EdTech and iPads, and Tools for the Teacher!
….These are a few of my favorite things!
Two days into owning an iPad and I’ve become obsessed, so I figured I could share a few of my favorite things to kick off my “iPads for Education” sharing!…Continue
I sat with my small group today and listened to my students, and smiled. They had finished sharing their writing prompt about an imagined device that would make their lives easier. I listened to stories about a teleporter , a robot, and a pen, that can do the unimaginable. After they shared their stories, and asked each other questions, they began an animated conversation about how they could market their inventions through a partnership. I sat and listened to their imaginations…Continue
Added by Lisa Mims on November 5, 2011 at 7:22pm — No Comments
Added by Thomas Whitby on November 1, 2011 at 11:04am — No Comments