Tag Archive: jazzivc09

Jun 21

June Jazz Evaluation

Just received the evaluation data from the June Jazz workshop last week. The feedback was overwhelmingly positive. All 72 participants said they would recommend Jazz to another teacher. I thought one of the open-ended questions on the evaluation form would make a great Wordle. Please describe the most valuable experience you feel that you had …

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Jun 19

Ending Jazz, Ideas for Short MysteryQuests

In Jazz this morning, as we were debriefing from the week, the middle school and high school people really wanted to do MysteryQuest in one class period. Their class periods are 55 or 60 minutes. We brainstormed how it could work: New Schedule 4 groups x 5 min presentations = 20 min. for group presentations …

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Jun 17

June Jazz Day 3

3rd day of June Jazz. The week is going too fast! Roll Calls Our roll calls today were just hysterically fun! We had fun cheers from each of the sites. We used @sparky1fan’s Cheer video clips and ideas to prepare. MysteryQuest Beaches We had a great time with MysteryQuest Beaches this morning. Everyone shared clues …

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Jun 16

June Jazz Day 2

2nd day of Jazz all done! Here’s a few thoughts & comments: Roll Call The roll call was really fun again this morning. Wales led it, and waved their flags and wished us “bora da” (good morning in Welsh). Everyone shared their weather forecast for today and the rest of the week, and we shared …

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Jun 15

June Jazz 2009: Day 1

First day of the June session of 123 VC: Jazzing Up Your Curriculum with Videoconferencing (aka Jazz). I have nice group of 12 participants from my two counties, and a wide spread of grade levels from Young 5s to High School. New Roll Call Format This year instead of just a video/audio check in the …

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Jun 11

Jazz Tools

While I’m thinking about Jazz this week, I thought it would be fun to make a list of all the tools we use in this workshop. And I probably won’t think of them all! If you know of any I missed, please comment! Videoconferencing H323, Polycom, Tandberg, LifeSize, Codian, etc. Skype TinyChat Web 2.0 Skype …

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Jun 10

Jazz Workshop Next Week

If you’re following several of us VC geeks on our blogs and Twitter, you’re about to hear a lot this summer about Jazz. So I thought a review of this workshop might be in order. What is Jazz? 123 VC: Jazzing Up Your Curriculum with Videoconferencing (aka Jazz) is a grassroots workshop spread across three …

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