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About marypatk

Student in the Curriculum and Instruction program at Illinois State University. Assistant Director of Special Education, Township High School District 211

Reflection 2: I’m a Technology Boot Camp Grad!

What attitudes, skills, and concepts have you learned from participating in the course? Interestingly, my love for learning about and being considered “cutting edge” in technology has been rejuvenated as a result of this course.  Back in the “day”, I … Continue reading

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Blog Post 4…so many choices

As Doug Johnson suggests in this post, educators have many choices when considering educational technology to use in their classrooms, as well as communication.  He provides some nice options for instructional resources and direct communications: Options, again Thursday, February 16, 2012 … Continue reading

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Blog Post 3: “open network” tests…interesting thoughts

I enjoyed the following post by a blog I follow by Will Richardson:   February 10th, 2012   “Open Network” Tests I just recently ran across Jonathan Martin’s posts regarding the “Open Internet” tests that he’s piloting with some teachers … Continue reading

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Reflection 1

What attitudes, skills and concepts have I gained from participating in the course so far? This is a hard question to conceptualize.  I have always considered myself fairly “forward” in my openess and interest in technology.  Technology has always been … Continue reading

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Blog Post 2…The purpose of education…

The Purpose of Education is… : 2¢ Worth Posted on | February 3, 2011 David Warlick There was a quote on this blog  post that I loved, and really got me thinking.  The replies to the post were just and interesting … Continue reading

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Technology in the classroom survey

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Game Changer for Education I recently read this blog post with great interest: Apple and the iPad’s Potential Game Changer for Education                                                                                         By Patrick Ledesma on January 19, 2012  8:27 As you may have heard today, Apple announced their … Continue reading

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