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Archive for June, 2006

Educating Boys, Can Blogs Be the Hook?

Thursday, June 8th, 2006

Today Dr. Earl Holliday, right in photo, and Kerry Bass are presenting at our Blog2Learn workshop for Language Arts teachers.
Holliday is talking about how boys, especially minority boys, are being left behind educationally. Today in Cobb County, Georgia schools only 74 percent of the boys are graduating. Hispanic boys are about 50 percent, African [...]

Hall of Fame with Great Student Blog Examples

Wednesday, June 7th, 2006

Anne Davis just got off a Skype call with Darren Kuropatwa, a teacher in Winnipeg, Canada. He has a Hall of Fame:
This Hall of Fame is a collection of scribe posts from classes all over the world where some students have done exemplary work as scribes. Let it stand as a permanent record of [...]

Make Your Own Custom Road Sign

Wednesday, June 7th, 2006

This fun little item from Anne Davis on how to make a fun little road sign. Here is where to do it yourself. Click here to see what I mean.

Anne Davis Teaching Teachers How to Blog

Wednesday, June 7th, 2006

On this third day of our Blog2Learn workshop for Language Arts teachers, Anne Davis is leading the workshop. She is a specialist in how to use blogs in Language Arts classes.
This from her bio:

Anne Davis is an educator with over 20 years experience as an elementary classroom teacher, an instructional lead teacher, a reading [...]

Advice to School Boards Open Schools to Internet

Wednesday, June 7th, 2006

As you know, I am helping run our Blog2Learn workshop at Kennesaw State University. On Tuesday Will Richardson convincingly preached about how all our students can be publishers, teachers really to the world.
He talked how they can connect every bit of knowledge everywhere, how collaboration, networking and joining the global conversation can make [...]