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MaryAnn Sansonetti-Wood
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Day 1 is in the books. I did it. I survived… no, LOVED every minute of my first year back in the classroom after 10 years of working in educational technology. I am exhausted. My day was 12 hours of preparing, sharing, smiling, learning, teaching, and…
Day 1 is in the books. I did it. I survived... no, LOVED every minute of my first year back in the classroom after 10 years of working in educational technology. I am exhausted. My day was 12 hours...
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So this happened today. I picked up the key to my new classroom. Walking in I felt this sense of belonging and excitement to make it mine. It will be interesting to see what I can do to this traditional looking classroom. My mind is reeling of grant ideas…
So this happened today. I picked up the key to my new classroom. Walking in I felt this sense of belonging and excitement to make it mine. It will be interesting to see what I can do to this tradit...
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I’ve been thinking a lot about this word. Where does it come from? What inspires us? How can you use it? What defines creativity? What do we learn in the process of creating? cre·a·tiv·i·ty – krēāˈtivədē/ noun: creativity – the use of the imagination or…
I've been thinking a lot about this word. Where does it come from? What inspires us? How can you use it? What defines creativity? What do we learn in the process of creating? cre·a·tiv·i·ty - krēāˈ...
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Tourist in your own town

Have you ever taken a different look at the town you live in? My family loves to go on small adventures and today we decided to do take an adventure not far from our home… in our city of Columbia, SC. We were able to experience a carnival atmosphere, take…
Have you ever taken a different look at the town you live in? My family loves to go on small adventures and today we decided to do take an adventure not far from our home... in our city of Columbia...
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I need your help. Here’s a scenario. It’s early August, a high school teacher is preparing her classroom for the new year. She is a new teacher and wants to incorporate the latest educational practices in her classroom. I am wondering in the age of…
I need your help. Here's a scenario. It's early August, a high school teacher is preparing her classroom for the new year. She is a new teacher and wants to incorporate the latest educational pract...
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Last week I announcement resliced by Jordan’s Handmade for the Holidays Blog Hop. Today is my day! I’m so excited to share with you my favorite handmade tutorial as well as some of my favorite handmade businesses. If you are in the Columbia area, I give…
Last week I announcement resliced by Jordan’s Handmade for the Holidays Blog Hop. Today is my day! I’m so excited to share with you my favorite handmade tutorial as well as some of my favorite hand...
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In preparation for going back to the classroom I watched a lot of teacher preparation videos on The Teaching Channel. As I watched, The Spotlight Method: End of Lesson Assessment I love the idea of getting students to tell me where they are with their…
In preparation for going back to the classroom I watched a lot of teacher preparation videos on The Teaching Channel. As I watched, The Spotlight Method: End of Lesson Assessment I love the idea of...
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Happy Step Mother's Day

I want to wish all of the Step Mothers a happy day today. When I met my husband and found out he had a daughter I thought ok this is fine. It will be great. What I learned is being a step mom is the hardest job in the world. How do i work through […]
I want to wish all of the Step Mothers a happy day today. When I met my husband and found out he had a daughter I thought ok this is fine. It will be great. What I learned is being a step mom is th...
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As I begin thinking of things I want to do in my classroom next year, I turned towards audio and video. I want my class to be heavily intertwined with projects. One of the issues I repeatedly see in classrooms is poor sound quality on student videos. What…
As I begin thinking of things I want to do in my classroom next year, I turned towards audio and video. I want my class to be heavily intertwined with projects. One of the issues I repeatedly see i...
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The secret is out. In case you haven’t heard, you may want to sit down. Ready? I have decided to go back to the classroom in August. Gasp! “What?” “Are you sure?” Yes, I am sure. It’s something that has been tapping me on the shoulder for over a year.…
The secret is out. In case you haven't heard, you may want to sit down. Ready? I have decided to go back to the classroom in August. Gasp! "What?" "Are you sure?" Yes, I am sure. It's something tha...
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I’ve had blogs for years but this year I decided to mashup all of my individual blogs in to one. My stats aren’t stellar but they are showing some progress. The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an…
I've had blogs for years but this year I decided to mashup all of my individual blogs in to one. My stats aren't stellar but they are showing some progress. The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys p...
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With the holidays here, I will be spending some time working on my crafts. Next week I’ll be joining 5 crafty bloggers to participate in a Handmade for the Holidays Blog Hop hosted by resliced by Jordan! The series will start on Monday, December 1 and run…
With the holidays here, I will be spending some time working on my crafts. Next week I’ll be joining 5 crafty bloggers to participate in a Handmade for the Holidays Blog Hop hosted by resliced by J...
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Technology Integration Specialist
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MaryAnn Sansonetti
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Stepmom; Paper Crafter; Cake decorator; Member of the Creative Class
Education
  • University of South Carolina Aiken
    Secondary Education, 1992 - 1998
  • Lesley University
    Technology in Education, 2002 - 2004
  • Drexel University
    Instruction and Curriculum, 2004 - 2006