Saturday, December 22, 2007

New Gadget

by Betty Wright

You are invited to check out a Google Gadget I made (I am not certain this link will work, but you can copy and paste it :-)

The blog link is:
Mrs. Wright's Tech Corner,

I'd love to hear from you.

Sunday, December 16, 2007


Have you tried the iSEEK search engine? Targeted search with natural language queries similar to (Jeeves has retired).

For a kid-friendly search engine, Kern recommends . I like it! Thanks, Kern.

Literacy Across the Curriculum: Skimming, Scanning & Summarization

PLC work at MVMS this past Wednesday was on skimming, scanning & summarization in the content areas. Laura Robb's book, Teaching Reading in Social Studies, Science and Math is being used as a source for some practical techniques to develop these skills.

Summarization Resources
Skimming & Scanning Resources