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Tamara Cox
Works at Palmetto MIddle School
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Teacher iPad Walk and Twitter Blitz
In a previous post I shared our Admin iPad Walks . These have been extremely successful. The iPad Walks have allowed our administrators to see and share ideas with their teachers and also for each school we visited to be able to "show off" and brag about th...
In a previous post I shared our Admin iPad Walks. These have been extremely successful. The iPad Walks have allowed our administrators to see and share ideas with their teachers and also for each school we visited to be able ...
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Teacher Technology Leaders: iTeacher Program
Last week the instructional technologists had the pleasure of working with some of our technology leaders in the classroom. We have a group of iTeachers that serve as our model classrooms, professional development presenters, and first line of defense for t...
Last week the instructional technologists had the pleasure of working with some of our technology leaders in the classroom. We have a group of iTeachers that serve as our model classrooms, professional development presenters,...
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app smashing
As a way of introducing the concept of app smashing to our teachers, Kristen and I put together a session using Nearpod and the Make Dice Lite app. We were inspired by these articles: Rolling the Dice with Teacher PD Why App...
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iPad PD with Ninjas!
I described our first four iPad sessions in a previous post so I wanted to share the latest sessions. 5th Session: Evernote For homework we asked our teachers to load Evernote Webclipper to their laptops and load the Evernote...
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getting teachers ready for iPad 1:1
Every teacher in our district was given an iPad (if they did not already have a school purchased device) in preparation for a possible 1:1 iPad program next year. As I mentioned in my previous post, we've been putting togethe...
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how we can make the library experience personalized, pleasurable and whimsical?
I have been thinking a lot about customer service lately. Two of my favorite places to eat and shop are Publix and Chick-Fil-A. If you're not in the south you may not be familiar with these two chains, but I love them. Publix...
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Teacher Technology Badges
As part of our Discovery PD series , we have been using a badge system with our teachers. You may have read about badges or gamification of professional development before or seen it used on sites such as Smore, Graphite or Foursquare. We wanted to use this...
As part of our Discovery PD series, we have been using a badge system with our teachers. You may have read about badges or gamification of professional development before or seen it used on sites such as Smore, Graphite or Fo...
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K-2 Tech Fun Day
One of my elementary schools asked if I would organize an event for their K-2 students that would be similar to the fun had by our 3-5 students on iPad roll out day. Thankfully the related arts teachers were willing so we planned 8 different stations for th...
One of my elementary schools asked if I would organize an event for their K-2 students that would be similar to the fun had by our 3-5 students on iPad roll out day. Thankfully the related arts teachers were willing so we pla...
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What a great idea!! Love It!
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My new job as instructional technologist
I am excited to announce that I will be serving my district in a new capacity next year. I will be the instructional technologist for our feeder system. I am really looking forward to this new challenge and being a part of my...
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Congratulations! This is AWESOME!
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Don't let your old Kindles sit in a drawer!
A few days ago I received this comment on an old post about using Kindles with my students. It was actually perfect timing because when we transition to 1:1 with iPads I will have to be creative in using the 12 Kindles that I...
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Ok Tamara what should I do with it? 
HA HA! I guess I should use it?
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Getting ready for 1:1 in the library.
My school district is currently investigating the possibility of going 1:1 next year, probably with iPads. I've read about other 1:1 schools in the past, but now that it is being considered in my district, I've really been re...
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  • Palmetto MIddle School
    Librarian, 2005 - present
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A mother, librarian, wannabe edtech geek and YA reader.
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  • University of South Carolina
    Library and Information Science, 2007 - 2010
  • Converse College
    Master of Arts in Teaching, 2000 - 2002
  • Lander University
    Sociology, 1996 - 2000
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