Patsy Lanclos

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Tags Teacher Leadership
November 2, 2006

I recently taught the first day of my Productivity Academy workshop, the focus of which was creating vector and bitmap graphics and investigating whether they are inline or if they float when inserted into documents. Many people do not understood the difference between graphic types, nor do they...

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Tags Teacher Leadership
October 9, 2006

As a result of my recent blog post on keyboarding and word processing basics, there have been questions -- about methodology, hardware, software, and research.

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Tags Technology Integration
September 12, 2006

It may seem obvious, but one of the things I need to cover at my technology-training workshops is the basic what, why, and how of keyboarding.

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Tags Teacher Leadership
August 31, 2006

A new school year has begun or will begin very soon. What will be different in your school this year?

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Tags Technology Integration
June 12, 2006

Just a few years ago (in the twentieth century), most people felt that we successfully integrated technology into the curriculum when there were two, four, or even eight computers per classroom. This seemed like enough, because most of the time the computers were not used; you didn't need one...

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Tags Teacher Leadership
April 28, 2006

Before an innovation such as integrating technology into the curriculum can be successfully implemented, there must be a clear vision. This vision must be shared with all stakeholders. So, how do you go about creating that vision?

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Tags Assessment
March 24, 2006

Why are some schools more successful at implementing new ideas, projects, or programs than others? While there are many factors responsible for successful schools, I've noticed that the critical ingredient for success is always leadership.

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