Tag Archive: RAP2010

Aug 09

Read Around the Planet Inspires…

I love it when Google Alerts sends me interesting Read Around the Planet notifications. Here are a few little tidbits to tantalize you as the last moments of summer slip away and you start to think about videoconferences for the 2010-2011 school year. Read Around the Planet inspires Reader’s Coffeehouse This little clip is from …

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Mar 10

MACUL's Phenomenal Support of Videoconferencing

Cross-blogged with the Official MACUL Conference Blog. Today as I was riding up to the 2010 MACUL Conference, I was thinking how lucky we are in Michigan to have consistent support for the TWICE videoconferencing sessions at our ed tech conference, year after year after year… Sometimes I listen to VC buddies in other states …

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Mar 05

Read Around the Planet Day 10

Well, it’s the last official day of Read Around the Planet, a bitter sweet ending. I’m sad because RAP is an amazing two weeks, but I’m glad because now I can rest a bit! As usual, it’s not really over! I had 70 Read Around the Planet sessions, and 56 of them are finished successfully. …

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Mar 04

Read Around the Planet Day 9

Day 9 of Read Around the Planet and I had 13 connections today – we went to NY, TX, PA, VA, and Alberta, Canada. Pictures Here are a few snapshots from today’s connections. A skit about red riding hood. Lots of great props and costumes in the VCs today. I love this background. It says: …

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Mar 03

Read Around the Planet Day 8: Evaluation Strategies

So, how are you evaluating your Read Around the Planet connections? One of my RAP teachers is also taking the Kid2Kid Videoconference Connections class. In this class, participants end by evaluating the experience. The teachers tell how they evaluated the students’ learning, and how they evaluated the VC with the students. Here is an answer …

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Mar 02

Read Around the Planet: Celebrating Dr. Seuss

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! We’ve had so many Read Around the Planet connections in the last few days! How about you? To celebrate, I’ll share some pictures and favorite RAP tweets. Some Pictures Some Favorite RAP Tweets @jodie_tech: New York school just asked us “do you eat a lot of beans” haha. #RAP2010 @mcdermon: RAP …

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Feb 25

Read Around the Planet Day 4

It’s the fourth day of Read Around the Planet. Classes are still working hard on their presentations and asking great questions of their partners. Here are a few highlights of today: Interaction Today we had some great examples of how to get the other class involved in the presentation. It’s nice to see classes move …

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Feb 24

Read Around the Planet Day 2 and 3

Read Around the Planet continues with some amazing connections, and great prep work by students and teachers alike! Here are some more highlights: Backgrounds Usually I see the amazing backdrops or sets in the MysteryQuest sessions. But one of my schools is going all out for Read Around the Planet this year. It’s their first …

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Feb 22

Read Around the Planet Day 1

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Today is the first day of Read Around the Planet 2010! We have 70 classes participating. The total project participants is 1950 this year! The next couple weeks, I’ll be sharing some of highlights from each day. Rescheduling We started the day by putting four of our ten videoconferences today in the reschedule pile. Snow …

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Jan 07

Day 4: Read Around the Planet: Managing the Registration Process

Now that you’ve decided to participate in Read Around the Planet, it’s time to tackle the registration process. If this is your first year, it is a bit of a challenge. If you are having any problems at all, please email me at my Read Around the Planet email for this time of year: verification@twice.cc …

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