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PATINS TTA (Targeted Technical Assistance) Grant Selections Announced!  The PATINS Project thanks all districts who applied for your interest in the 2011-2012 Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM) Targeted Technical Assistance Grant.  Congratulations to the districts who have been chosen to participate in this year’s grant process. A few applications were not considered because they were only […]

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Open Source Content/Virtual School: http://thejournal.com/Articles/2011/03/02/Open-Content-in-Practice.aspx?Page=1 What Is OPEN CONTENT? www.opencontent.org/definition Open High School Website: www.openhighschool.org Why Open Source Textbooks? (Video): http://davidwees.com/content/why-textbooks-should-be-open-source Audiobook Creator: I had a couple of emails this week from teachers wanting to take some audiobooks they had and bread or divide them up into more manageable chunks.  The books they have are […]

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School’s Always In Session: With all the lovely weather this winter and ALL the snow days that MANY Indiana schools have experienced, I thought this was particularly relevant.  You’ve been reading my thoughts here on the blog about online 3D immersive environments and learning now for several years, but now it’s showing up in many […]

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SORRY I’M LATE this week!  I’ve been terribly sick for nearly a full week now and hope none of you get this nasty virus!  I do have some great things to share however and better late than never! AT Overview Module: NW Site Coordinator, Jim Lambert, has done an awesome job creating this online module […]

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RFB&D and ICAM Introduce gh ReadHear™ to Empower Struggling Readers! We are pleased to announce the launch of ReadHear™ software by gh for RFB&D DAISY-formatted audiobooks.  This software is available to registered DRMs within the state of Indiana. 1.      To download this software: (around 25 MB): a.       go to ICAM’s installer page b.      logon with […]

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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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PATINS Trainings & Needs Assessment: Thank You to all  who filled out the online Training Needs Assessment for us these past couple of weeks.  This data really helps the PATINS Team to more effectively plan and coordinate our training offerings for the school year and we appreciate your time! Many FREE trainings will be offered […]

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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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David Davis Presentation Recording on the PATINS Second Life Island: Watch and listen to the recording of this event here!  As this was my first attempt at recording a session while also participating in it, it’s not perfect, but I think the content is conveyed just fine for the most part.  I’ll promise to work […]

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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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