Author Archives: Lorri Carroll

About Lorri Carroll

Director of Lower School/ Mathematics Teacher at Hamden Hall Country Day School, #isedchat moderator

Another awesome #caisct Academic Technology Retreat!

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Originally posted on Lorri's Blog:
Each year, the CAIS Academic Technology Retreat never disappoints. It’s filled with amazing, thoughtful, forward-thinking educators who debate, discuss and explore ways in which they can improve and enhance the learning experiences for their…

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Subtext – the Best eBook Reader App

This post, written by Matthew Winkler (South Kent School), is another in a series of posts written by members of the CAIS Commission on Technology at their annual planning retreat.  You’ve switched from hard copy books to ebooks on your … Continue reading

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The Power of Symbaloo

This post, written by Justine Fellows (Greens Farms Academy), is the first of a series of posts written by members of the CAIS Commission on Technology.  I have been struggling for years (yes folks, over 20!) with bookmarks and favorites. … Continue reading

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2013 CAIS Academic Tech Retreat: The best yet!

Originally posted on Lorri's Blog:
Each year, the CAIS Academic Technology Retreat is the “prize” and we keep our eye on it the whole year.  It’s a time to share the great things that are happening, to learn from others,…

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Follow Friday: The Evolution of #ISEDchat – a Q&A with Lorri Carroll

Originally posted on Lorri's Blog:
I am honored to have been chosen to kick off Whipple Hill’s new blog #Follow Friday.  I really enjoyed sharing the story of #ISEDchat! Please join us on Thursday night’s at 9pm EST. Follow…

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Originally posted on Lorri's Blog:
Given the pros and cons discussed in last week’s #isedchat: Midterms/ Finals: Do they have a constructive purpose?, the verdict is still out on whether midterms are a worthwhile undertaking for students. No matter…

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Don’t miss “Too Many Tools, Too Little Time!”

It’s that time of year again!  Time to register for the CAIS Annual Pizza Dinner!! Read about last year’s sell out event HERE! Too Many Tools, Too Little Time Thursday, December 13, 2012 Hamden Hall Country Day School Beckerman Athletic … Continue reading

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New ways to communicate! (and pretty helpful during Hurricane Sandy…)

Originally posted on Lorri's Blog:
For the past few years, Middle and Upper School teachers at Hamden Hall have been required to post weekly syllabi and course material to their course conference on First Class. This year, I decided…

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Two trains leave the station headed in opposite directions. One train travels 10 miles per hour faster than the other. In 6 hours they are 425 miles apart. Find the rate of each train.…

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CAIS Academic Tech Retreat Never Disappoints!

For the past seven years, amidst the craziness and mad dash to the end of the school year, there is a bright light. This light is called the CAIS Academic Tech Retreat and it is the most amazing, relaxing, and rejuvenating 2 days for … Continue reading

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