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Rebecca Lawson Comment by Rebecca Lawson on November 5, 2010 at 10:39am
Amy, I am a technology educator who loves to integrate the academic subjects into my technology classes. My view is that the computer is a tool, just like a pencil. We need to use it to learn the academic areas, not learn skills in isolation. What are your interests? BTW, Bonnie Bracey Sutton, who was at the breakfast, is an incredible technologist!
Amy Gillam Comment by Amy Gillam on November 5, 2010 at 8:00am
I am attending the NMSA Annual Conference and I am at the MSP2 Networking Breakfast. I am a technology integrator helping math and science teachers integrate technology into their classrooms... Are there any other technology educators attending?
David R. Wetzel Comment by David R. Wetzel on September 24, 2010 at 3:39pm
20 Google Doc Templates for use in Science and Math Classrooms

Google Docs is an easy-to-use online word processor that enables you to create, store, share, and collaborate on documents with your science and math students. You can even import any existing document from Word and Simple Text. You can work from anywhere and with any computer platform to access your documents.

Considering the versatility of Google Docs, there are many ingenious ways teachers use this free online program with students. A few are provided.
David R. Wetzel Comment by David R. Wetzel on September 13, 2010 at 3:16pm
What Does the Online Digital Footprint in Your Classroom Look Like?

In contrast to the digital footprint you use for your personal learning network, this focus is on the online digital footprint students’ use in your science or math classroom. The power of a well designed digital footprint brings the capacity to transform a classroom into an online learning community. Within this community your students use digital tools to create and develop a personal learning network.
David R. Wetzel Comment by David R. Wetzel on September 12, 2010 at 10:05pm
5 Benefits for Creating a Classroom Environment for Student Blogs

Benefits for creating a classroom environment for student blogging begin with establishing a foundation for their success. Why is this important? Integrating blogs transforms a classroom into a learning community where students become self-directed learners and thinkers. This in turn, causes students to use higher order thinking skills as they create and post entries in their blogs, along with commenting on other student’s blogs.
David R. Wetzel Comment by David R. Wetzel on September 9, 2010 at 12:23am
Opening Minds in Science and Math with a New Set of Keys

The use of web based technology is growing by leaps and bounds every day. These online tools are the new set of keys for opening your students’ minds. The vast resources on the Internet are making the use traditional methods of teaching and learning obsolete in countless ways.
David R. Wetzel Comment by David R. Wetzel on September 6, 2010 at 11:16pm
Tips and Tricks for Finding Science and Math Images on the Web

Like everything else on the Internet, trying to find images is like trying to find a needle in a haystack. Without the right tools for finding science and math images on the web it is often an impossible, or at least mind-numbing, task. What is needed are search engines which make the job easier.

This is where the tips and tricks provided below help this seemingly impossible task by using the top search Web 2.0 search engines and tools available today. These are valuable resources for both you and your students when trying to find just the right image for lesson or project involving digital media.
David R. Wetzel Comment by David R. Wetzel on September 2, 2010 at 7:08pm
6 Top Free Online Tools for Support Teaching and Learning

The six top free online tools were selected from available web 2.0 tools for teaching and learning using presentations, blogging, and bookmarking online resources. There are many excellent online tools available in these three categories, making the selection difficult at best. However, the selection was made based on reviewing available online resources along with other contributions and feedback from teachers.
David R. Wetzel Comment by David R. Wetzel on August 30, 2010 at 12:23pm
5 Reasons Why You Should Use LiveBinders

LiveBinders is a web 2.0 tool which provides the ability to save and organize materials for your science or math class. The great thing about this free tool is that you can update the resources instantly to ensure your lessons include the latest ideas, tips, and resources in science and math.
David R. Wetzel Comment by David R. Wetzel on August 27, 2010 at 5:32pm
How to Use Twitter to Stay Informed in Science and Math

The value of Twitter for helping you and your colleagues stay informed of the latest trends, ideas, resources, and Web 2.0 integration tools has increased tremendously in the past year.

A Web 2.0 tool is available for exploiting the every growing information on Twitter to remove barriers and allow you to collaborate with other science and math teachers. This new online tool is paper.li – a source of daily Twitter newsletters in education.

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