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!
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
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
By Timothy Costello What is TPACK and how does it play a role? I will be the first to admit when I started teaching; I resorted to my “comfort zone” of what I knew. This was notes on the whiteboard, work sheets and/or assigned homework out of a student consumable…LOTS of consumables. Was this efficient? … Continue reading Technology in Our Teaching