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Time for the 2014 Bammy Awards

Posted by kcaise on April 20, 2014 in online events, web 2.0 |

From today to May 15th, people can vote for educators in a variety of categories nominated for a Bammy Award. What is a ‘Bammy Award’ you may ask? The Bammy Awards website describes the awards program as: Perhaps the greatest threat facing all educators today is the relentless national criticism of America’s public schools. The […]

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Awesome Changes to Thinglink

Posted by kcaise on February 13, 2014 in curriculum, web 2.0 |

If you haven’t used Thinglink with your colleagues or students you are missing out! You can link external images, documents, diigo lists, websites, etc. to nubbins placed on an image. Below is a short video I created on how you can use Thinglink. Watch the mouse pointer to see the options available and hopefully this […]

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What is Filemail?

Posted by kcaise on December 23, 2013 in blogging, web 2.0 |

Filemail is a new service that I just read about on MakeUseof.  Filemail allows you to send very large files for free to anyone via email. The free account limits files to 30 GB, if you can call that a limited file size! There are two other account types that allows you to send more […]

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Full House at CAMT 2013

Posted by kcaise on July 10, 2013 in blogging, conferences, Mobile Devices, tech integration, web 2.0 |

Despite some unexpected technical difficulties, there was a full house today during my presentation on “Cell Phones as Instructional Tools in the Math Classroom“. In the previous post, I have the embedded the Livebinder that has all the tools and more listed. I failed to mention Livebinders during the presentation as we ran out of […]

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Increased Technology Use Impacts Learning

Posted by kcaise on April 18, 2013 in blogging, educational technology, web 2.0 |

As technology use becomes more ubiquitous in classrooms around the globe, the need for professional development and enhanced infrastructures to handle additional devices comes into play. Quality professional development that helps teachers feel comfortable taking risks, try new hardware devices or software applications with students and positively impacts student achievement is essential to implementing successful […]

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Wallwisher is Now Padlet with New Features!

Posted by kcaise on March 21, 2013 in tech integration, web 2.0 |

If case you weren’t aware of the change, Wallwisher has changed its name to Padlet. Wallwisher is a site where people can post sticky notes pertaining to various topics. I received an email today that you can now export your Padlet in a variety of forms for offline use or storage. This is great news […]

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Great Ideas to Share and Publish Student Work

I wrote a blog post for the Discovery Educator network (DEN) quite awhile and am republishing with one additional resource at the bottom of the post. One type of resource I didn’t mention for students to publish their work or creative writings was to post to a word cloud resource. With word clouds, you can’t necessarily […]

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Two Unique and Innovative Ways to Use Twitter

Posted by kcaise on March 30, 2011 in educational technology, web 2.0 |

There are tons of innovative ways of using Twitter but I am only going to touch on two ways. First is the use of hashtags. Whenever I am in a webinar talking about hashtags, I am always asked what to explain what a hashtag was. A hashtag on Twitter is a word or phrase with […]

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Achieving Harmony with Harmon.ie

Posted by kcaise on February 10, 2011 in web 2.0 |

I have recently started using a MS Outlook Plugin and have come to love this plugin. It is called Harmon.ieand it helps bring ‘harmony’ to your email app and Google docs. If you use MS Sharepoint, the plugin will work with MS Outlook and Sharepoint. I use it strictly for Google docs and Ms Outlook and […]

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