By Sam Jones ***Disclaimer - I don’t mean to make any implications in this post, other than the idea that everyone could benefit from a little more education about how to use technology in the classroom environment. Recently, I was on a hike and came across a pond that appeared to be completely stagnant. As … Continue reading Gaining “Experience” Without Becoming Stagnant
Google Classroom in the Kindergarten class? Yes! This platform gives students the opportunity to create, collaborate, learn and explore. Students discovered that they were capable of creating digitally. I would love to get more K-2 teachers on board with using Google Classroom! It is not as hard as you think! To begin with, procedures must … Continue reading Google Classroom for Kinders
If a student is able to explain math concepts with audio, visuals and text in a video they created, they will most likely retain far more information than if they had simply written down the definition.
I was able to attend an EdTech Cadre Saturday Session on March 3, 2018 at our P.D.C. During his presentation, Martin Cisneros asked us to consider the following questions: What role do you think technology should play in educating English learners? What types of technology do you currently use with ELs in your school and why? … Continue reading Tech Tesoros for Modern English Language Learners with Martin Cisneros
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube are four of the most highly used social media apps that are used by students. Schools have filtered these apps from their web servers. Social media has changed the world in a lot of positive aspects. It can be used as an educational tool by being used in a … Continue reading Social Media in the Classroom
I will have to admit, I was one of those teachers who created worksheet templates on Google Docs and had my students answer their questions on the computer. It felt amazing not having to waste paper, let alone carrying the worksheets back and forth from work to home. Finally, I realized that I was doing … Continue reading A Saturday with Alice Keeler
By Austin Cushman As we look towards the future for our students and their employability skills, it is critical they develop their skills using cloud computing. Fortunately, most younger students are getting those skills in their education, with my adult students needing to accelerate their learning because they are already in or soon will be … Continue reading Connected Productivity