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Month: September 2010

WORDS OF WISDOM FROM THE PAST

Image via Wikipedia I have been following and participating in the Twitter stream today and realized how much I missed it and yet at the same time how much it […]

RESOURCE ROOM EXPECTATIONS PART 1

PART ONE RESOURCE ROOM EXPECTATION – PART 1 What do parents, other teachers, school administrators, DOE leadership (State and Federal), politicians, corporations (because they seem to have a very large […]

FOUR WEEK SCHOOL REFLECTION

Image via Wikipedia Wow it is unbelievable that the 1st Quarter Progress notes are being passed out to students on Monday!  Inspite of what has been happening with me at home, […]

WHO INFLUENCES SPECIAL EDUCATORS?

I have been thinking for quite a while about who actually influences how successful Special Education Teachers will be during a school year and finished putting together the following chart this […]

WEEK IN REVIEW – SEPTEMBER 25, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Over the course of the past 3 weeks I haven’t had the motivation or energy it takes to blog, as I explained in yesterday’s post about Family […]

FAMILY COMES FIRST

Image via Wikipedia I have mostly ignored Blogging, Twitter and participating in my online PLN for the past three weeks, due to some medical issues in my family.  Today we got some great news […]

WEB2.0 Doesn’t exist for Most People

REPOSTED FROM MY THOUGHTS (hshawjr@blogspot.com/haroldshawjr.com) I just realized something – that my activity in the WEB2.0 community  (blogging, Twittering, using Ning,  Second Life, listening to podcasts, attending online teacher discussions […]

GOOGLE DOCS TEMPLATES

Image via CrunchBase I have been using Google Docs quite a bit over the course of the past year and have finally discovered Templates.  I have found some that I […]

WEEK IN REVIEW – SEPTEMBER 18, 2010

This week was one of those weeks that just overwhelm you.  Between school and some other issues going on I haven’t been posting or even participating in Twitter.  Hopefully, over […]

TEACHING TO THE BELL CURVE

Image via Wikipedia Do we expect students to adapt to the way we teach or do we expect teachers adapt to the students we have? Those are two lines in the sand that […]

I WAS OVER-AMBITIOUS

When I put together my Webpages and then created a blog for each class, my thoughts were to have each Block have their own from the start of school on.  However, as […]

THE WEEK IN REVIEW SEPTEMBER 11, 2010

Image via Wikipedia I haven’t been posting or participating too much in online conversations this week, but by the time I get home, I was totally wiped and still had […]

25 GOOGLE CHROME EXTENSIONS I USE

Image via Wikipedia In last night’s post I discussed the change to Google Chrome and discussed that I would be discussing what extensions I am using now.  The thing that […]

THE CHANGE TO GOOGLE CHROME

Image via Wikipedia Time for this Special Education Teacher to come out of hiding again and talk about a tech solution he has been using with good results. I have […]

SPECIAL EDUCATORS-DO WE DO TOO MUCH?

Image via Wikipedia How many hats or duties, do Special Educators wear or have during the course of school year, week or day? Personally I think we have too many to […]

GETTING RID OF EMAIL ON THE iPHONE

Image via Wikipedia I have decided to delete email connectivity from my iPhone.  I know that many people out there love being able to keep up with their email from […]