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Entries from February 2009

Videos of the Rangitata Valley and Mt Sunday

February 24th, 2009 · No Comments

Yesterday I visited Mt Sunday in New Zealand, which was the set for Edoras in the film trilogy “The Lord of the Rings.” This is one video in a series I took yesterday and uploaded to Flickr. Read more about this on my main blog post “Erewhon, Mt Sunday (Edoras) and the Rangitata Valley.” More […]

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Tags: dad · travel

NZ Travel Update: LAX

February 21st, 2009 · 1 Comment

I recorded another short archived webcast via Qik this evening in the LAX airport enroute to the 2009 Learning at School conference in Rotorua, New Zealand. I posted my first “in airport” video update over on my main blog, but since updates like this one may bore readers to that blog looking for educational technology […]

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Tags: dad · travel

Happy Birthday Trudy!

February 17th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Happy Birthday to you, Trudy, from Portland, Oregon! My workshop class today wanted to sing a special birthday greeting for you! Technorati Tags: qik, video, birthday, sing, itsc09, itsc, itsc2009

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Tags: dad · travel

Character Map of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

February 14th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Sarah brainstormed the following character map for her biography book report on Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis this evening with her mother. I put her concept map into Webspiration tonight and printed it for her to turn in Monday in class. The embeddable version of this Webspiration map uses the “iFrame” tag. Here is a Skitch screenshot […]

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Tags: sister · socialstudies

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

February 14th, 2009 · 4 Comments

In third grade you have to do a few different book reports and this is my second book report. It is on Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and here is her timeline, but there will be another one on her character traits!

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Tags: school · sister · socialstudies

39 Clues

February 8th, 2009 · 1 Comment

I just finest the book the 39 Clues, The Maze of Bones. There are ten books in this whole series and the cool thing is that all of them are written by all different authors so you get a feel for a different witting styles. The first book is written by Rick Riordan who wrote the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series. If you have […]

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Tags: books · brother · writing

Arrow of Light Ceremony

February 3rd, 2009 · No Comments

Tonight Alexander bridged up from Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts, and received the highest award in Cub Scouting: The Arrow of Light. I used the free iTalk application on my iPhone to record most of the ceremony, and later used Audacity to amplify the recording so it is much louder. This is the recorded, edited […]

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Tags: brother · scouts

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