Category Archives: Technology

Podcast Round-Up #1 – Podcasts for Kids!

I have been an off and on again fan of podcasts for a long time. When I was a practicing school librarian, I had a podcast with my students where we would highlight news going on around the school. I … Continue reading

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My week

Tuesday is May 1. May?! How’d that happen? This week, 5th graders in Media Technology have been learning about Symbaloo and how to set up their own page. Next week, we move onto Kerpoof. April is National School Library Media … Continue reading

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Learning the hard way

I have been on Spring Break this week. I’ve had a pretty good week – did some spring cleaning, painted some table tops at school with IDEA PAINT (yay!), went to Charlotte with dad, and spent time with the dogs … Continue reading

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The week before students get out for Winter Break is one of the BEST weeks to be working in an elementary school. Everyone is happy and in a good mood and while there is plenty of learning going on, there … Continue reading

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Gingerbread, Snowmen, and Reiki!

This week in my Learning Commons = At the beginning of the school year, I read this wonderful post about using QR codes with kindergarten students by Shannon Miller. I LOVED it! My kindergarten teachers read gingerbread stories to their … Continue reading

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Aftermath of Reimagine:ED (and other cool things from last week)

Already making some changes in my Learning Commons after attending Reimagine:ED last weekend. First change – bought one of these chairs for my office. We are going to see what it is like and then (hopefully) purchase 6 of them … Continue reading

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Technology fun I’ve had the first days of school…

Just got through our first full week of school – seems to be moving right along. Kind of feels like we never left! I learn about so many fun technology tools (websites, apps, gadgets, etc.) that I get overwhelmed. I … Continue reading

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