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Dottie Barrow
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  • Saint Simons Island, GA
  • United States
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Dottie Barrow commented on Julie Lindsay's page K-2 14-1 Shared Resources in the group K-2 Building Bridges 14-1
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"Here is our Handshake! http://youtu.be/hJji4fcRuqk"
Mar 14
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May 23, 2013
Dottie Barrow commented on Dottie Barrow's blog post FCCT 13-1 Video Project
"Thanks! I learned quite a bit myself by doing this. I love that these teachers actually look at the analytics and then have some steps for intervention when necessary. "
Apr 20, 2013

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Yvonne Caples commented on Dottie Barrow's blog post FCCT 13-1 Video Project
"Outstanding!  Very clear presentation of learning analytics!  You provided a number of classroom examples that show the incredible value of learning analytics."
Apr 20, 2013

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Julie Lindsay commented on Dottie Barrow's blog post FCCT 13-1 Video Project
"Excellent Dottie!! I love the real world examples you share across age levels and situations and how you bring what is quite a 'dry' topic alive for the viewer. Thank you!"
Apr 18, 2013
Dottie Barrow posted a blog post

FCCT 13-1 Video Project

Learning AnalyticsThe analysis of data to identify patterns has been done for centuries. The progression has moved from manual extraction of patterns, to a period where predictive analytic tools were used that required advanced skills, to the present where predictive analytic tools are used that no longer require IT specialists to extract the data. The commercial market uses these tools to determine consumer trends. Now the educational institutions are using data tools to improve student…See More
Apr 13, 2013
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Apr 1, 2013
Dottie Barrow replied to Toni Olivieri-Barton's discussion Meeting Notes from Meeting 3 - 3/14 or 15 in the group K-2 Building Bridges to Tomorrow 13-1
"I want to share the article from our local paper of our class watching The Anglo American School in Sofia, Bulgaia introduce themselves in their Handshake video. It was really a fun day and we have had a lot of local interest in the project. "
Mar 23, 2013
Dottie Barrow replied to Toni Olivieri-Barton's discussion Meeting Notes from Meeting 3 - 3/14 or 15 in the group K-2 Building Bridges to Tomorrow 13-1
"Group 5 - Sharing Stories"
Mar 17, 2013
Dottie Barrow replied to Toni Olivieri-Barton's discussion Handshakes To View in the group K-2 Building Bridges to Tomorrow 13-1
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Mar 15, 2013
Dottie Barrow replied to Toni Olivieri-Barton's discussion Handshakes To View in the group K-2 Building Bridges to Tomorrow 13-1
"Handshake from Frederica Academy on St. Simons Island, GA "
Mar 15, 2013

Project Manager
Yvonne Caples commented on Dottie Barrow's blog post Citizenship: Individual Awareness
"This quad-blog does an outstanding job of relating how individuals must be aware and accountable for their online behavior and provides wonderful tips for helping educators explicitly teach students how to manage their online identity and…"
Mar 7, 2013

Project Manager
Sandy Wisneski commented on Dottie Barrow's blog post Citizenship: Individual Awareness
"Great information in this blog.  Common Sense Media is a great resource and well organized fall all grade levels."
Mar 4, 2013

Project Manager
Sandy Wisneski commented on Dottie Barrow's blog post ISTE Standards and Standardized Tests
"Our staff has had this same discussion. All teachers need to take ownership for this. Everyone needs to implement the ISTE standards. Good points, Dottie."
Mar 4, 2013

Project Manager
Yvonne Caples commented on Dottie Barrow's blog post ISTE Standards and Standardized Tests
"Great point Dottie!  There is definitely a disconnect between standardized tests and real world work skills and so much pressure for teachers to teach to the test."
Mar 4, 2013

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Name:
Dottie Barrow
About Me:
I am a Media Specialist at Frederica Academy on St. Simons Island, GA. I enjoy travel, reading, running, and the beach.
Website:
http://fredericaacademy.org
Interest in Flat Connections
I am interested in project based learning/student centered learning and connecting with the global community. I am also passionate about teaching our students 21st century learning skills.

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FCCT 13-1 Video Project

Learning Analytics

The analysis of data to identify patterns has been done for centuries. The progression has moved from manual extraction of patterns, to a period where predictive analytic tools were used that required advanced skills, to the present where predictive analytic tools are used that no longer require IT specialists to extract the data. The commercial market uses these tools to determine consumer trends. Now the educational…

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Posted on April 13, 2013 at 11:34am — 3 Comments

Citizenship: Individual Awareness

Holly, Dottie, Kerry, and Penny

Quad-Blogging

Posted on March 3, 2013 at 9:39am — 2 Comments

Challenge #6 Create a Classroom Monitoring Portal

Challenge #6 - Create a Classroom Monitoring Portal

I created Netvibes CMP. This is a sample project because I do not have a class that I am working with right now on a project. The portal has:

  • Wiki Edits
  • Wiki Discussions
  • Blog Posts
  • Live Research Feed on the Project Topic

I have set up Netvibes CMP with tabs for the four connections…

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Posted on February 28, 2013 at 9:44am — 2 Comments

ISTE Standards and Standardized Tests

How do we get everyone on the same page regarding the skills that our students need: High Schools, Colleges, and Work Places?

There are only so many hours in a day and teachers are focusing on standardized tests so that students can get into colleges. If the standardized tests do not incorporate some of the ISTE standards and skills, it is difficult to get the teachers to incorporate learning opportunities that teach these skills. It seems that the work place should tell the colleges how… Continue

Posted on February 14, 2013 at 12:46am — 2 Comments

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At 2:22pm on February 20, 2013, Holly Fairbrother said…
Hi Dottie - let's do a Google Doc - that's a great idea! My email is mrsholly@mrshollyenglish.com
 
 
 

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