Hello from Bright Ideas!

You’ve learned a lot today: wikis, blogs, Google Docs, and witnessed some provocative videos. What was most useful? What thoughts do you have as you leave today? Any questions you still have? Thanks for working so hard   🙂 Andrea and Aram

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Bye, Chicago! Hello, Southfield!

On the way home from Chicago, Eric, Ed and I reflect on the rich experiences we gathered from the 2007 Annual NCA Spring Conference. Podcast from the Car

Interview with Ron Clark

Here is the podcast interview with Ron Clark. He is very articulate and passionate. Check out this animated discussion about new teachers, fixing the system, and how to overcome obstacles that we face in the classroom to reach all students. Be sure to also check out The Ron Clark Academy, a model school designed and… Continue reading Interview with Ron Clark

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Blogging from MSU

We are sitting here discussing the glory of blogs. We have many ideas for blogging: posting video posting podcasts posting student work posting homework assignments inviting classroom discussion inviting other stakeholders to one’s classroom (parents, administrators, etc.) linking to other blogs, newspaper articles, etc. technology standards What advantages do you see for blogs? In what… Continue reading Blogging from MSU

Solidarity Service podcast

This student created podcast was the brainchild of Brandon. He was responding to a prompt about Brave New World. The prompt asked him to imagine himself as a newspaper reporter discussing the events of Chapter V: The Solidarity Service. We hope you enjoy. (By the way, while I do speak on the podcast, I was… Continue reading Solidarity Service podcast