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About slfindl

Social Studies Instructor at Bloomington High School in Bloomington, IL. Lives in Normal, IL with her husband Jeff and son, Jeron.

Back to school!

And it’s back to school!  Friday was our first day with students and I’m excited about my new schedule.  There will be several firsts for me this year.  The biggest first is heading back to school as a mom…definitely a … Continue reading

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Summer is flying!

It is July 14th?  This summer is flying, and I wish I could slow it down.  My son will turn 7 months old on Saturday, and I cannot believe it.  He is so much fun right now – the giggles, … Continue reading

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Last Week of School!

This week is my last week at school.  I cannot believe how fast this school year has come and gone.  Each year continues to go by faster and faster, and the birth of my first child this past December only … Continue reading

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C&I Reflection # 3

Often times, graduate work focuses on theory rather than practice.  Throughout this semester, 579 has been a refreshing and exciting look into the latest technology and networking options available to educators.  While at times overwhelming, it has been an extremely … Continue reading

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Looking for Suggestions!

I have compiled an Annotated Webliography for my grad class this semester.  It contains 20 sites related to Ed Tech or issues in Ed Tech.  They include websites, blogs, wikis, podcasts and webcasts.  Do you have favorite sites that you … Continue reading

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Blog Response #4

Selected Blog = Eat. Pray. Teach – by Morgan Kolis, Sped Ed Teacher “Our Love Affair  With iPads Continues” http://mlkolis.blogspot.com/2011/02/our-love-affair-with-ipads-continues.html                                           Morgan – This is so awesome!  I am currently getting my Master’s in C&I with my focus being on Ed … Continue reading

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C&I 579 – Reflection # 2

My reflection today is based on the professional learning networks that we are building through our course work.  The influence of online learning communities on educators is both exciting and staggering.  There is a wealth of information being shared, as … Continue reading

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