Archive For The “technology” Category

What I learned: Day 2 of AP Chemistry Workshop

By | July 22, 2014

Drop Counters are AWESOME. When given the choice between spending 20+ minutes manually entering volume data every 1 mL, or sitting back and watching it the data graph itself in 3 minutes or less, I’m going with the latter. Not only does the data come out great but it frees up the students to actually […]

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Exploring Vernier LabQuest 2 (and Juice)

By | July 11, 2012

We’ve used Vernier probes and LoggerPro frequently in our classes for years, usually using a computer/LabPro interface to collect data. We of course always get good data, but the limiting factor is always the computer, as boot up/login time on our network could take  anywhere from 5-10 minutes. Since we’ve got 40-minute periods on most […]

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Create your own dynamic textbook using Juno

By | December 30, 2011

I recently discovered Juno, an interesting online program for creating and publishing lessons, assignments and assessments. Terie Engelbrecht has a great blog post on using Juno for assessments. Since break interrupted our current unit, I’ve been exploring using Juno to create a review for my students. Today, I tried to convert it into a mini mobile […]

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Google Sites: Build Your Own Theme (Pt. 5)

By | August 18, 2011

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 This will be the final post of the Build Your Own Theme series. I will post another series about organizing a class site. In this post, we’ll customize the site appearance, and publish as a template for future use. Customize or remove Search Box Sometimes you design a nice […]

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Google Docs: The Spreadsheets Dilemma

By | August 11, 2011

For the most part, I’m very happy with Google Docs. The ease of sharing and collaboration make it a useful classroom tool. The most recent updates make it possible to completely replace desktop word processors with Google Documents. Google Drawings has some limitations (in font formatting), but offers most functions found in Paint. The lack […]

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