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imovie...do you movie????

This week through my technology class we worked on making movies with web-based programs and the movie programs with Windows and Macs. I made my first movie using a Mac...it was an experience.



First of all I am a PC User...always have been...therefore I have only recently grown more accustomed to Macs (not sure if I will ever reach the fully accustomed area). After reading the directions and watching a demo...how hard could it be?? Well truthfully, it is not that difficult if you know… Continue

Added by Kristina Bieschke-Baker on April 29, 2010 at 10:46am — 2 Comments

What is my Masters in Education Worth?

Well, being a member of NEA, I of course get countless e-mails about news going on in the education world in America. This morning one article in particular caught my eye, "SC creating Adjunct teaching certification." I read the short summary and decided to browse through the article.



In general, the state of SC State Board of Education has approved a new adjunct teaching certificate that would allow anyone to work as part-time teachers until completely certified. This certificate… Continue

Added by Kristina Bieschke-Baker on April 29, 2010 at 10:44am — No Comments

Now tell me students don't care...

As I have been pushing through these last couple week of my semester here at UT I have had assignment on top of assignment for my education classes due. Of course, the stress of classes combined with all the little stresses of life through these last weeks leads one to sometimes question what am I doing all this work for?? Will it really make a difference, or am I just cranking out one assignment after another just to mark that off on my planner? After reading this article about happenings in… Continue

Added by Kristina Bieschke-Baker on April 29, 2010 at 10:44am — No Comments

Full Circle of Integration

Integration, "is an act or instance of combining into an integral whole, " by the definition provided by dictionary.com. However, what does integration mean to education today? After a conversation I had with a friend last week in my opinion, integration has come full circle in the world of education...



Last week as I sat having dinner and conversing with a friend she began to ask about how I was coming along in my Teacher Ed. program here at the university, (by the way my friend is… Continue

Added by Kristina Bieschke-Baker on April 12, 2010 at 10:35am — No Comments

Why Not Use Technology?

Recently I have been placed in a high school for observation through a teacher education course at my university. Before the high school placement, I was observing a middle school classroom in the same county. During my time at the middle school, I enjoyed seeing how my mentor teacher would use the technology that she had available to assist her students in… Continue

Added by Kristina Bieschke-Baker on March 22, 2010 at 11:25am — 1 Comment

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