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Happy Thanksgiving Everyone! I hope you all are taking the time to NOT work today and to be with your loved ones.  I do have some cool stuff to share this week though! Text To Movie! They say that if you can type you can create a movie! …and I have to say they’re right!  […]

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Teaching in Second Life: (Thanks Colleen!) This is a program developed in New York City Schools District 75 using Second Life as a virtual world for training students – This course is for teachers of high school aged students in alternate assessment whose goals focus on expanding students’ communication, social and life skills.   Students selected […]

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NEW FREE Equipment! …to borrow! The  PATINS Lending Libraries have some brand new equipment you might want to know about: Dynavox Xpress AAC Device Next Generation Perkins Braille Icon Mobile Manager Go Talk Express 32 AAC Device In addition to the above, there are MANY other new devices available to borrow from the PATINS Lending […]

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IASP Conference Podcast: I was fortunate enough to attend and be asked to record some podcast interviews and recording of the panel session a the Annual Fall Indiana Association of School Psychologists (IASP) Conference.  Watch for this podcast soon!  I’ll announce it here and link to it.  It’ll also be available from the IASP Website: […]

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Google & Autism Spectrum (thanks Chris B): Did you know about Google for Education?   …and that Google has a project for students on the autism spectrum and the educators working with them?  Check this out: www.google.com/educators/spectrum.html Collaborating and Presenting in Second Life Viewer 2!  As you may know, Viewer 2 for Second Life introduced […]

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New PATINS Staff Contact Info: Most PATINS Staff will have new contact information including email, phone, fax, physical address starting now!  I’ll keep you updated here as these changes are finalized.  Here are our new email addresses for now: Vicki Hershman (PATINS Director):  vhershman@ciesc[email protected] Glenda Thompson (Admin. Asst):  [email protected] Daniel G. McNulty (NE PATINS): [email protected] […]

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Are you a Friend of PATINS Project on Facebook yet? Interactive White Boards a Waste? …not if you asked me!  However, there are some heated debates about this very issue within the educational technology circles.  Here’s one.  Check it out, become aware and weigh in!  www.techlearning.com/blogs.aspx?id=31098 I’ve found the success of any technology in any […]

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Hopefully, most of you are either finished already or finishing today with the 2009-2010 school year!  And, hopefully at least a portion of your summer plans involve time to relax & recharge.  I plan to continue to blog on Fridays over the summer weeks, so keep an eye here on Fridays and maybe grab a […]

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Getting Started in Second Life (pdf files): Getting Started in SL First Login Location Viewer2 PATINS Island IP Address Video Tutorials, Calendar of Events and more:  www.patinsproject.com/SLEventsCalendar.html PDF of the Flyer Below: JunePATINSSLFlyer Click Image Below to View Larger Getting Started in Second Life (pdf files): Getting Started in SL First Login Location Viewer2 PATINS […]

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Hopefully, you made it to the PATINS Tech Expo last Tuesday.  Either way, keep your eyes, ears and QR Code Readers ready for information on next year’s events! Here’s a few photos from the Tech Expo: PATINS Tech Expo Last Tuesday; A few photos:  http://video214.co/play/zLNXG0LE00LojLNfCoHmrQ/s/dark Accessibility Changes Lives: I’m pretty sure I’ve blogged about this […]

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