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Study Aids for Today’s Students

Sunday, November 9th, 2008

In preparation for last week’s trimester exams, Ashley O’Toole, our Middle School Learning Specialist, reviewed some study and test-taking strategies with the seventh grade.  Her presentation, which she graciously agreed to share with a wider audience, can benefit students of all ages: Many of the techniques Ashley suggested can be supported by technology, and the [...]

Get More From Your Tablet PC: Annotating Documents

Monday, May 26th, 2008

While the Microsoft Packs and browsing tips I previously highlighted are certainly useful, the most commonly employed (and perhaps beneficial) feature of the Tablet PC is the ability to annotate documents. Any file that can be printed can be inked, and today we’ll examine four tools that make the process simple and easy: Windows Journal, [...]

Get More From Your Tablet PC: Better Browsing

Friday, May 23rd, 2008

As I noted in my last post, the Tablet PC is an extremely versatile tool that a number of our middle school teachers are experiencing for the first time. While the Microsoft Education and Experience Packs are great starting points for budding Tablet enthusiasts, inking can be incorporated into most tasks, including Internet browsing. Today [...]