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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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MATH Tools: I had a couple questions this week about higher level math/equation writing AT tools: Info on the Equation Editor in MS Word: http://spot.pcc.edu/~ssimonds/thisandthat/msword.htm Nice Math Wiki Resource: http://math247.pbworks.com/ Math Type (commercial software): http://www.dessci.com/en/company/press/releases/081202.htm?utm_source=ET&utm_medium=email&utm_term=press+release&utm_campaign=MTW65press Creating Math Equations in Open Office: http://www.openoffice.org/product/math.html A pdf document explaining more about the Equation Editor in Word 2007: Equations […]

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Can you read the above image? Many of your students probably can!  They are also communicating with one another using these QR-Codes and unless you can read them, you have no idea what they are saying!!!   Scary?  Perhaps.  Exciting and bursting with possibilities?  ABSOLUTELY! So, here’s your mission: You need to locate a free : […]

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Upcoming Training Events on PATINS PROJECT Second Life ISLAND! April 13, 3:30pm EST (12:30 SLT): Gentle Heron (Alice Krueger) presents on Accessibility Issues April 30, 9am-12:30pm EST (6am SLT): Daniel Presents NIMAS & Read:OutLoud in Indiana  Demonstration, Q&A, Discussion. May 27, 3:30-4:30pm EST (12:30 SLT): Kas Inglewood presents his research comparing the use of Blackboard […]

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This Monday & Tuesday’s Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Training Photos: Listing of Academic Organizations in SL: http://edudirectory.secondlife.com/ -PATINS ISLAND Listing: http://edudirectory.secondlife.com/listing/show/listing_id/131 -PATINS ISLAND VIDEO TOUR: Coming Next Week! Screen Jelly: A new free screen capture software I’ve found! www.screenjelly.com Vozme: One more web-based free Text To Speech Converter to add to your bag of […]

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Yesterday’s Presentation on PATINS Second Life Island: …was great!  David Davis did a wonderful job and provide interesting ideas, challenging thoughts and a powerful set of resources and handouts.  We had 40 people attend with their avatars and several of those avatars were presenting the session via LCD projector for others to watch.  We plan […]

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Virtual Worlds Best Practices In Education -3rd Annual International Conference- March 12,13, 2010 Once again, several of the PATINS Staff will be attending this free, online, virtual, international educational conference.  I will also be presenting a session this year on the Friday. “The Virtual World Best Practices 2010 focus is “Imagination Around the World”.  From the North, […]

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