Examples of our Blogs in Action

It’s the first time I’ve been able to coordinate the launch of non-password protected blogs to a school and I’ve been thrilled with the first couple of weeks and how the teachers and students have reacted and interacted on them. So far this year we have: Grade 3: http://g3iss.weebly.com Under the …

The Many Faces of PoissonRouge.Com

Edit in 2019: This was posted waaay back in 2011 when poissonrouge was FREE. It’s not any more 🙁 It’s a challenge to integrate technology into a 5 year old student’s school day. First of all time and patience is needed to actually learn how to use the mouse/keyboard/trackpad. Which …

So why SHOULD class/student blogs be open?

I was hired in my current position to steer our Elementary School vision of technology usage to be more in line with current trends. The first thing I wanted to introduce to the teachers was the implementation of classroom blogs. With most grades this turned out be more fruitful to …

Tagxedo, Wordle and Worditout of ADE Reflections

Just a quick experiment with Tagxedo, Wordle and Worditout. I copied and pasted all the ADE reflections from Steve Katz’s blog and chucked them in to see what I got! Of course, I went corny with Tagxedo as it gives you the option of choosing an image shape. Lo and behold …

Reflections on ADE 2011

Just like Ted Cowan, Steve Katz, Madeleine Brookes and Jabiz Raisdana I thought I would sum up my thoughts on the ADE Asia Institute 2011 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. It’s actually really hard to pick a point to start. It really says something about the whole experience in that …