Monthly Archives: January 2009

Flat World After All!

Flat World After All! Flat World or It's a Small World are two concepts that I experienced today. With my brother having cancer, going to different doctors, having tests run, having surgery on lymph nodes, and then, coming home from … Continue reading

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Picasa!

  As I was looking at my pictures, I ran across this picture of a cactus and decided I wanted to put it on my blog. Since I have Picasa, it was very easy to use the “blog this” feature. … Continue reading

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Elmo Presentations!

Today we were able to use Elmo in the classroom. The students presented their book reports and used Elmo to show their posters. They really enjoyed reading their information while I took pictures of them talking. http://tinyurl.com/dxlnn8 Visit this website … Continue reading

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Updating Blog!

Wow, I have made a lot of improvements to my blog…I even like the results. I decided to use a different template that I could change as I go through the year. I am far from an expert on writing … Continue reading

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Picasa Plus Blogger!

Picasa 3 is free from Google! FREE! FREE! FREE! This software is excellent for sharing photos and learning some beginning photo editing. I find the software very easy to use and I use the upload feature to upload my photos … Continue reading

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Blackboards and Laptops!

I think you can see the improvements that are being made in schools. We have gone from blackboards to Elmos and laptops. More improvements are needed but this is an excellent start. Whittier School has laptops. What a wonderful surprise! … Continue reading

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Elmo: 21st Century Technology

The 20th century overhead is the black machine on the left. Runs well with its plastic overhead transparencies or vis-a-vis pens plus paper towels and water. It has served its purpose and continues to be helpful to teachers. On the … Continue reading

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