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Alicia Testa
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Technology Integrator, Invoation Spcialist, Computer Science Edcuator, Maker
Technology Integrator, Invoation Spcialist, Computer Science Edcuator, Maker

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Let the Blog exchange begin!
One of my colleagues, a History Teacher, has decided to have her students learn how to blog with another school in Baltimore, Md, they found each other through twitter.  What is awesome about this not only the history that students are learning but the auth...

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Call For proposals deadline is Dec 15. Looking for HS Girls who do STEM Research or have a Business Plan. Or anyone who wants to run a workshop for any age level!

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As the new year begins..
I have a few goals this year for my classes.  Ironically it isn't about my curriculum.  As I spent the summer with all the news and everything that has happened,  these are things I have thought about.  they are things that I am going to aim to work on both...

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Why Drawing is related to Technology Integration
Last night among my twitter feed came a tweet about the TEDx Talk:  Why people believe they can't draw -and how to prove they can and technology.  I clicked the link and family duty called.  I just got to look at the link today.  I apologize that I can't fi...

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A Shift in Education...
Today during our faculty meeting we watched "Most Likely to Succeed."  ( http://mltsfilm.org/ ) A documentary about High Tech High that takes a different approach to education.  They don't have traditional classes, or use textbooks, but students work togeth...

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A reason to teach....
Yesterday I went in school to teach AP Computer Science before I left for ECET2.   But there was one problem.   I couldn't get my program to work, I had the code from pervious years and it worked back then. Wednesday night before class I could not get my ow...

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3D Printing Thoughts..
This is what I started in May of 2014 when we started with our Makerbot: This year we got a Makerbot, and it has been my task to help teachers and students utilize the Makerbot within the classes.  So far the projects have had 7th grade Science design cells...

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Awesome tables!
So today I just created my first Awesome Table!   Awesome Table is a way to make a spread sheet into a table and searchable on a page in google sites.  I saw it when I went to the only intermediate workshop I found at ISTE done by John Calvert .   He demoed...

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Can't Sleep


HI all, Alicia, teacher, maker, all around techie!  So excited about this community!
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