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August 2012

Teacher/Student Connections with Google Forms: A Google Video Featuring my Awesome New Coworker

Here’s a quick video to start out your weekend! One of the teachers in my new district, Andi Kornowski, is a second-year teacher, a rockstar with project-based learning in science, and just passed all the tests to become a Google Apps Certified Individual. Last year, she found a way to connect with students using Google Forms- and the Google team flew out to Wisconsin to highlight some of her work.

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Curriculum Storage: Using Google Sites as a Content Management System

I have been in three school districts since I started my career in education- I spent a semester as an intern (I taught three freshman English classes in lieu of student teaching), three years as an English Teacher / Video Production Teacher / Theater Tech Director / Tech Coach, and I just started in a new district as a K-12 Technology Integrator. All three districts put aside common planning time for the same goal: revising and updating curriculum for common … Read the rest

EdCamp Oshkosh 2012

EdCamp Oshkosh was a ton of fun! This was my first EdCamp ever, and I really enjoyed the laid-back, conversational format. The group who organized it did a FANTASTIC job- everything was structured very well (I felt totally comfortable with where I needed to be) and they found great sponsors and a great location- Sage Hall at UW-Oshkosh.

Here are the four sessions I went to:

  • I came up with this idea (so I presented some information),
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