Tableau Training Reflection

“We help people see and understand their data. Eight words that drive everything we do. And they’ve never been more important.” -Tableau Stage 1: Selection of the Tools Tableau is a data visualization software that promises to make analyzing data easier.  With this promise in mind, I registered for the two day classroom training in […]

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ISTE Teacher Standard 5: Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environments (Moodles) as Personal Learning Networks (PLNs)

What I understand of Moodle’s and their technology infrastructure is minimal, I have interacted mainly as a user through my participation in the Microsoft IT Academy, now known as the Microsoft Imagine Academy. The support provided to the teachers has been through the EdTech Moodle, which consists of curriculum and forums. There are other links… Continue Reading ISTE Teacher Standard 5: Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environments (Moodles) as Personal Learning Networks (PLNs)

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How I Intend to Improve My Game: Final Reflection EDTC 6103

I purchased this sign for my office.  It caught my eye the minute I entered a cute shop in Puyallup, Washington a few week ago.  I circles back to look at it three times.  The statement obviously intrigued me.  I like baseball, but I wouldn’t call myself a big fan.  The sign was in the […]

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Global Collaborative Project Reflection | EDTC 6103

Fourth grade students in classrooms across the country experienced the power of descriptive writing and collaborating through the Monster Exchange Project! This unit was part of a Global Collaboration Project (GCP) for my EDTC 6103 course which focused on giving students the opportunity to share their work and collaborate outside of the classroom. Global Collaborative Projects help students become connected learners […]

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EDTC 6432 – Final Project – Creating a Game

For my final project in Computer Authoring, I wanted to create a game that I could potentially use in my middle school ELA/SS classroom.  I figured that US History would be a better choice as the answers are more direct, and there is no mistaking the true answer unlike Language Arts when the answer can … Continue reading EDTC 6432 – Final Project – Creating a Game

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There’s a Pony in Here Somewhere!

excerpt from “How Ronald Reagan Changed My Life” by Peter Robinson Chapter One Journal Entry, June 2002: Over lunch today I asked Ed Meese about one of Reagan’s favorite jokes. “The pony joke?” Meese replied. “Sure I remember it. If I heard him tell it once, I heard him tell it a thousand times.” The […]

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