Category Archives: 1:1

Big Block: MARLISCO Video Project

This year Ms. Bernardo, the middle school Math teacher, and I were tasked with organizing the ‘big block’  sessions. Big Block happened once a month on a half day and the idea behind it was to have extended time for project-based … Continue reading

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Many uses of Mahara

This year I have been getting lot of questions about Mahara, my favorite online portfolio tool. Unfortunately, since our move to Moodle 2.0 in the beginning of the school year we lost access to Mahara for some months but many … Continue reading

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Working in the Garden

As you know if you have read this blog in the past, I’m lucky to have what is probably the nicest classroom in the school. Last year when I moved into this space I started the Garden Club and one … Continue reading

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Cells Made Simple: GarageBand/iMovie Productions in Grade 8 Science

I am continuously impressed with the talent my students have when it comes to working with GarageBand and iMovie. After a quick introduction to the assignment, a little bit of instruction, and five class periods, my grade 8 Science students … Continue reading

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Now that we’re here, where can we go? Assessing the 1:1

Several weeks ago a few colleagues and I, all members of the newly formed Learning Technology Council at CDNIS headed up to the American International School in Guangzhou for Jim and Kathi Lengel’s “Assessing the 1:1” workshop. The questions we … Continue reading

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