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"Aromas From the Edubloggers' Kitchens"

REPOST: "Aromas From The Edubloggers' Kitchens"

Our dynamic cooking trio of Deb White, Ernie Easter(from Maine) and myself - Naomi Harm(from MN) have started an exciting new project and we would like you to participate with us. It’s called "Aromas from the Edubloggers' Kitchens" and its goal is to help our extended Twitter community preserve and enjoy the wonderful food we have all come to enjoy as a family. *If you would like to PARTICIPATE please email or leave a comment for me below with the following info to include: your first name, last name and email address- thank you!

When families gather together, you seem to find most of the people in the kitchen – because that is where the food is! Most of us have favorite foods from our childhood or others that seem to be served only when someone special is visiting or when visiting grandma’s house. Although all too often a family food treasure is lost forever with each passing of a family member.

The "Ar…

Smartboard Training in the Elementary

I have the wonderful opportunity this week to work with a dynamic group of Holmen school district teachers of integrating Smart Board resources and tools within their k-5 curriculum. I have found that a lot of our elementary teachers struggle to find specific lessons and resources to support their instruction. This introduction of infusing smart technologies into instruction will be focused on the basics of Smartboard in education, utilizing existing resources and thematic units teachers feel comfortable with, "greening up" their lesson with the visual literacy component of the Smartboard, and how to have students be responsible for their own learning by instilling the opportunities of "student Smartboard coaches" to assist with student driven lessons as collaborative teams.

Some key sites I will share for this afternoon inservice include:
-BBC Schools
-Educational World
-Elementary Interactive Whiteboard Websites
-Elementary Smarboard Lessons
-Engaging Learners the Smar…