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Month: December 2009

GOOGLE DOCS & MAC OFFICE 2008

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (resource220.com) After all the research about which Productivity Suite I would use with my new Mac, I decided that that I would use a combination of Google Docs […]

A ROCKY START TO JOINING THE CULT OF MAC

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (resource220.com) Photo from:  http://www.ltu.edu/ehelp/laptopspecs.asp I got my new Mac on Monday AND a second one on Tuesday. So I joined the Cult of Mac, but it […]

WHICH PRODUCTIVITY SUITE FOR MAC?

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (resource220.com) I will be picking up my MacBook Laptop tomorrow and have been researching what applications or software I should be using.  I still am concerned about […]

WHAT IS A DIGITAL NATIVE

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (resource220.com) What is a “digital native“?   I keep hearing this term and have done a bit of research today and in the past. One definition is: “A digital native is a […]

GOODBYE TO MY HP TABLET 2510 PC

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (resource220.com) I just got rid of an old friend today – no not Isabelle (the cat).My HP TABLET 2510us PC is no longer in my possession.  I winced more than […]

WHY I AM BUYING A MAC

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (resource220.com) Image via Wikipedia I have decided to join the Cult of Mac.  But why you may ask?  Am I not happy with my little HP tablet – ABSOLUTELY […]

DECORATE THE NEW TEACHER DAY

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (resource220.com) Today was the last day before December vacation and we had a bunch of fun activities for the students.  I had to administer a WIAT-II all […]

WEB 2.0 OVERLOAD

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (resource220.com) I tend to consider myself as someone who knows a bit about a lot of things and have a variety of interests, beyond my present […]

I USED MY ISSUED MAC ALMOST ALL WEEKEND

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (resource220.com) Image via Wikipedia I forced myself to use my issued Macbook almost all weekend and left my PC in my backpack.  The Mac enthusiasts out there will be happy to […]

FRIENDING ONLINE – DO IT CONSERVATIVELY?

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (resource220.com) Image via Wikipedia I was reading Rich Byrne’s Free Technology for Teacher’s blog Why Can’t We Be (Facebook) Friends? this morning and he was discussing “friending” students and […]

TEACHERS NEED TO TAKE BETTER CARE OF OURSELVES

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (resource220.com) Image via Wikipedia This is going to be a bit different than my usual blog entries.  Being aSpecial Education Teacher can be a very stressful job and many of […]

THE DARK SIDE OF TEACHERS – CALLING HOME

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (resource220.com) I was going through Google Reader this morning and started reading Education On The Plate’s latest blog entry Please, Please, Please, Don’t Call My Mom It made me really stop […]

PAPER AIRPLANE LESSONS – 2009

THIS IS REPOSTED FROM (resource220.com) Today I introduced my Paper Airplane Lesson Plan to my students.  This is an activity that I usually do the first day or so of […]