Tag Archive: ReadAroundthePlanet

Dec 03

New Read Around the Planet Packets

Note: This post is written from my role as a member of the TWICE CAPspace and Read Around the Planet Committee. Are you participating in Read Around the Planet this year? Have you participated in the past? Either way, be sure to get the new packets for Read Around the Planet. They’ve been majorly edited …

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Dec 02

Top Five Read Around the Planet Pitfalls

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Note: This post is written from my role as a member of the TWICE CAPspace and Read Around the Planet Committee. Yesterday (December 1) registration opened for Read Around the Planet 2011. As you prepare to register, be careful of these top five Read Around the Planet pitfalls. 5. Procrastinate until the last minute. Verification …

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Dec 01

Why You Should Participate in Read Around the Planet 2011

Note: This post is written from my role as a member of the TWICE CAPspace and Read Around the Planet Committee. Today (December 1) registration opens for Read Around the Planet 2011. To prepare, let’s consider top ten reasons to participate in Read Around the Planet 2011 10. You want to celebrate reading! Many classes …

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Nov 30

RAP / CAPspace Tips for Bridge Operators

Note: This post is written from my role as a member of the TWICE CAPspace and Read Around the Planet Committee. Did you know Read Around the Planet registration opens tomorrow? With that in mind, here are two hidden or new features of CAPspace that are very helpful if you run a videoconferencing bridge and …

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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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