+This year Stockton Unified has deployed a software program that allows teachers to see on the teachers' computer monitor what the students in a class have on their screens. Teachers have expressed frustration with keeping students on task when there are so many easily available distractions online. Last year a few sites piloted a couple … Continue reading About that monitoring software…..
“My students struggle with number sense.” “I have students that don’t know their basic facts.” “The students in my classroom lack the ability to reason about math problems.” Common phrases heard in math classrooms. I have said them when I was teaching and I hear them now all too often in professional development sessions. But … Continue reading Number Talks
By Adriana Cruces Currently, our school is using a new textbook, as we have navigated through the textbook in our second year after adoption, it has been found that most of the specific skills to become proficient in the subject and level have been missed by the assessments given by the publisher and or are … Continue reading Skill Mastery: Walk the Walk and Talk the Talk!
By Allen Emmett In this week’s blog, I consider what is an asynchronous classroom, and what is the value of an asynchronous classroom. If you are like me the first time I heard asynchronous classroom I had no clue what the presenter was talking about. In this blog, I will share an explanation and then … Continue reading What is an asynchronous classroom?
Breakout EDU is an immersive learning game platform where students use critical thinking skills and teamwork to solve a complex puzzle in order to open a locked box. You may have heard of Escape Room activities that have become very popular and are popping up in cities all across the country. Stockton has two Escape Rooms … Continue reading Breakout EDU Games
I would like you to go to http://www.student.desmos.com and type in the class code: D7YNE5. This card sort will help students convert between fractions, decimals, and percents. In addition, students will visualize these representations using an area model. This card sort is just one type of interactive activity that teachers can find or create on … Continue reading Desmos in the Classroom
I have to be honest. Lately, I feel like I’m the teacher that is afraid to turn on the computer. OK, it’s not that bad but I do feel like I can’t process one more thing. Since I need to know and I truly want to know it stresses me not being able to keep … Continue reading We grow at one rate and technology grows a thousand times faster!