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.
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 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
Have you ever wished that every student in your classroom had their own manipulatives like a geo board, fraction set, number line, pattern blocks, set of money, and more? Have you ever thought it takes up too much time to get all those math manipulatives out? Have you ever wanted to provide a fast math … Continue reading Virtual Math Manipulatives