Author Archives: Aly Kenee

Technology Tool for Increased Student Achievement

I can’t believe it is October and I haven’t yet touched Recipe for Time. As many of you know, I am teaching a few sections of English this year, and wow, what a wild ride it has been so far. … Continue reading

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Searching in Google Docs — Part Two!

Since I posted information about how to sort items in Google Docs, I have heard requests from several of you to keep these tips coming your way. Indeed, there is much more to say on the topic. Check out the … Continue reading

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Searching in Google Docs (aka: where’d my file go?)

I experienced some weirdness yesterday with newly-created Google docs not showing up in my docs list when I looked for them moments after creation. I heard from others that this was not just happening to me. Google indicated that the … Continue reading

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German Class Visits the Holocaust Museum

Frau Falatovich’s German III students had the privilege of visiting the Holocaust Museum in Washington, DC, thanks to generous funding from the Central Pennsylvania Holocaust Education Fund of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities in Memory of Sidney Slotznick. After they … Continue reading

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Pre-Service Teacher with 12 Years Experience

I have been doing a lot of thinking lately about how I want to run my classes next year. After several years as a tech coach, I have more than my fair share of anxiety about returning to the classroom. … Continue reading

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Fair Use Made Eas(ier)

YSSD students learn how to incorporate copyrighted material in a research paper. This is a very good thing. Beyond their formal research papers, however, students often create PowerPoint presentations, Google Sites, and Glogs. They search for images online, drop them … Continue reading

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Face to Face — A New Option in Moodle! And a Surprise, Too!

Hey all you Moodlers! We have a new option for you to use in Moodle — Face to Face! The module allows you, the teacher, to set up available time frames, such as research paper conference slots or group presentation … Continue reading

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I work with AMAZING People!

We need to celebrate each other more often. I am bursting with pride right now, pride in the work that my colleagues do. Times are tough, money is tight, PSSAs loom on the dreary March horizon, but let’s all pause … Continue reading

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BIG Reminder — Don’t Make This Mistake with Google Forms

I’m sitting here with Kevin Willson, and we are talking about Google Forms. Many of you have already discovered the many ways that this technology can save you time and hassle. Just remember this one very important thing: You have … Continue reading

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Keys to the Kingdom

Our lives have moved online. Babies born today enter the world with their own digital identity already well on its way. Much of this is beyond our control, but much of it we do control. Many Americans do at least … Continue reading

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