• New School Year!

    A new school year is filled with excitement, a fresh start, new outfits, school supplies, and new experiences. Teachers have high hopes that their students will enter with a…

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  • Through the Eyes of a Child- A New Lens

    I remember sitting in my elementary school listening to what my classmates wanted to be when they grew up. Popular choices were an astronaut, a sports player, a nurse,…

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  • Tales of a Tech Gypsy – Slippery Slopes

    “Educational change is not constrained by lack of technology but a lack of sociological imagination.” Diana Rhoten As a new school year begins, and our high school library undergoes a…

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  • Tales of a Tech Gypsy – AASL Intellectual Freedom Award

    This is my first blog post in “OnCUE,” and I’m happy to begin this process of sharing ideas about all things tech, library and education-related, on behalf of…

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  • Providing a MassCUE Online Course

    MassCUE offered me the opportunity this past winter to offer an online professional development course through their site. Although I had offered online and asynchronous courses before through Moodle,…

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  • Making Connections

    I was fortunate to be able to be part of two exciting conferences this past month: ISTE 2014 in Atlanta and BLC 2014 in Boston. If you have never…

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  • ISTE2014

    The annual ISTE conference is always packed full of sessions, meetings with vendors on the exhibit floor, networking, crowds, and, almost always, heat and humidity. This year’s conference in…

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  • ISTE Wonderland

    Attending my first ISTE conference was much like what Alice must have felt like when she entered Wonderland. As Lewis Carroll boldly stated, “I can’t go back to yesterday…

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  • Presentations with class . . . yours or another!

    As the winner of a MassCUE Initiative Grant this year, I was pleased to incorporate new technology in my classroom for a twist on an existing project. My Entrepreneurship…

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  • Freedman Gossip Project

    A HUGE thank you to MassCUE for their support of the Freedman Gossip project. This grant was used as part of a cross curricular project between writing, technology, music,…

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  • Professional Development through MassCUE

    The plight of the “busy teacher” is one that, as MassCUE Professional Development workshop facilitator, I can relate to on many levels. Doesn’t it seem like the 21st Century…

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  • Is Coffee All We Have in Common with Curriculum

    This past April, I attended a pair of technology conferences that I had expected going in, would have some degree of overlap. Aside from offering free coffee, the topics,…

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