Wednesday, November 18, 2009

10 Tips For Teaching With New Media

* 1. Break the Digital Ice
* 2. Find Your Classroom Experts
* 3. Get Off to a Good Start
* 4. Think Globally
* 5. Find What You Need
* 6. Make Meaning from Word Clouds
* 7. Work Better, Together
* 8. Open a Back Channel
* 9. Make It Visual
* 10. Use the Buddy System

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Monday, November 16, 2009

Amazing Meteor Shower Tuesday

One of the best annual meteor showers will peak in the pre-dawn hours Tuesday, and for some skywatchers the show could be quite impressive.

The best seats are in Asia, but North American observers should be treated to an above average performance of the Leonid meteor shower, weather permitting. The trick for all observers is to head outside in the wee hours of the morning – between 1 a.m. and dawn – regardless where you live.

The Leonids put on a solid show every year, if skies are clear and moonlight does not interfere. This year the moon is near its new phase, and not a factor. For anyone in the Northern Hemisphere with dark skies, away from urban and suburban lighting, the show should be worth getting up early to see.

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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Veterans Day

Today is November 11th and people in the United States, are celebrating Veterans Day, which is also known as Armistice Day. Veterans Day is a day to honor and celebrate the veterans, who have defended their country.

But it is also a day of sadness, because there are so many that have lost their lives trying to defend their country. Veterans Day is a legal holiday in USA, both state and federal and was declared a National holiday back in 1938.

According to, there are still 25 million living veterans, so today is not only a time to be proud of the soldiers who have died fighting for their country, but to also be grateful to those who have served and are still living.

Monday, November 2, 2009

Mr. Duey's Pumpkin He Carved

This is Mr. Duey's pumpkin he carved. If you have a cool pic of your pumkin from this past weekend email us at

Also, students go easy on the candy. Don't get all "sugar crazy" in your class. You don't want to drive your teachers crazy because you ate five packs of Twix and KitKat bars.