New Tech to Try!

I apologize for not writing more posts this semester, but I have been swamped with work and play I just received the new wi-fi Livescribe smartpen called SKY today and I promise to write a blog post soon about the … Continue reading

Distance Education with the Livescribe Smartpen

USING EMBEDDED PDF PENCASTS FOR DISTANCE EDUCATION I had a college professor contact me recently to show me his embedded pencast PDF (text embedded in the background).   It was so fantastic, I asked him if I could write about what … Continue reading

Learning to Write His Name!

My Autistic Great Nephew: Update #2: I heard back from my niece last week about how her autistic son is doing with the Livescribe smartpen and his iPad. If you have not seen the earlier part of the story, click here. … Continue reading

GlogsterEDU Projects for Students

CREATIVE ONLINE PROJECTS Next week my students in my Math For Elementary Teachers class will be creating a Glog:  an interactive, online poster.   GlogsterEDU will allow them to create their Glog for free and publish it to their Google … Continue reading

Creating a Text Embedded Interactive Worksheet with a Livescribe Smartpen

EMBEDDING TEXT BEHIND A LIVESCRIBE PENCAST PDF Recently I learned how to embed text behind a Livescribe pencast and it has changed everything! I created a short interactive worksheet to show what can be created with this process.   The following … Continue reading

Update1 on “Help For My Autistic Great Nephew”

Help For My Autistic Great Nephew – update 1 A couple months ago I purchased a Livescribe smartpen (click for links within my blog) for my niece to use with her autistic son (I think that makes him my great-nephew?)    I … Continue reading

Getting Organized

ADDING MY VIDEOS TO THIS BLOG I have heard from several people that they would like to see some of the educational videos I have created.  I realize there was a pull down menu at the top of my blog … Continue reading

New Livescribe Connectors For OneNote and Google Sites!

*Image taken from the Livescribe Facebook Page. I downloaded the latest version of Livescribe desktop to try out the NEW connectors.   Livescribe just added Microsoft OneNote and Google Sites to their list of connectors!   Download the lastest desktop … Continue reading

Help For My Autistic Great-Nephew

 Helping Children and Adults with Autism Link to the video I’m Here (if it does not show up above) “This short film, based on an original story and art by Peter H. Reynolds and produced by FableVision, movingly conveys the loneliness … Continue reading

Story Boards for Kids…and Adults!

A recent trip to San Francisco connected me to some really fantastic teachers with amazing energy and enthusiasm!  Zoe is one such person.    To get to know her better, here is her website: https://sites.google.com/site/zoebraniganpipe/ She also writes a  blog about … Continue reading