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Risk Takers - Susan Bost and Her Bad Tech Mojo

Susan Bost, Spanish I teacher at Lebanon Junior High, is always looking for ways for her students to be able to practice their burgeoning language skills. 811 more words

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Thing 37: Green Screen

Like the booksnaps using Bitmoji, this is something you can spend all of your time getting “just right”. Ironically one of Serena Waldron’s comments on her green screen post was lighting and I will echo that sentiment. 644 more words

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Thing 26&35&44/2018: Sketchnoting & ELLs & Book Stuff

I’m taking advantage of the snow day to sit and listen to several webinars I never got to see that both promote the “book stuff” that I wanted to investigate as well as supporting ELLs specifically because we have three ENL classes coming in with a teacher in another week for self-selection of books for their sustained silent reading. 533 more words


Teacher Feature - Risk Takers - Roxana King

Risk taking in education is nothing new. For centuries, teachers have been willing to push the envelope, leap over obstacles and climb any mountain in the name of reaching our learners and making school meaningful for  748 more words

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Cool Tools, Thing 37: Green Screen Fun

Since our Boces SLS director (hi Molly!) purchased a “green screen in a backpack” kit this year I thought this would be a fun topic to try out. 1,294 more words

Thing 37 - Green Screen Fun

Oh am I happy to see this topic in Cool Tools! When I was at AASL in Phoenix I had a chat with a vendor that sold green screen kits that include everything you need in a pretty simple to carry (and loan) package.  337 more words


Cool Tools Thing 38: Makerspaces

What am I doing?

This year is the third year we’ve had a maker club in our library. I do a club rather than a makerspace because I’m at an elementary school and our schedules don’t work for the usual makerspace, come when you can, work when you have the time, model. 1,813 more words