We talked Google updates, tips and tricks, and some great ways we are using GAFE in the classroom.
I was blown away by what Melissa did and asked her to share it here as an example of transforming the learning experience for a student using edtech.
The highlight of our district’s Skype-a-Thon was when one of ourthird grade classes Skyped with Skype!
After seeing the updates and watching my kids and teachers use Expeditions, I’m sold on the concept.
If you’re not familiar with a Mystery Skype or Mystery Hangout, it is when two classes meet virtually on either Skype or Google Hangouts at a predetermined time to play gamessimilar to 20 Questions.
In the spirit of the same Growth Mindset I hope my kids develop in theInnovation Labs, here is the first reflection from the trenches of the Innovation Labs.
With the trust and support of my leadership team, I’ve been given the green light to design and co-teach the class of my dreams.
My Poster session with my former students will be something I’ll never forget. It was the highlight of my ISTE.
In just a few weeks, some of those students will hit the stage to talk about their projects again, only this time it will be at ISTE and I’ll get to share the stage with them!
I believe that the future our students will inhabit is going to look much different than it does today.
Below are some things I changed about the way I graded that made a positive difference in my classroom.
Teachers everywherehave a ton on their plate, but administering the PARCC shouldn’t be something that youworry about. It’s not bad.
As PARCC inches closer, thousands of teachersare preparing their studentsfor the controversial assessment.
Forget playing the board games for now. The real learning and reinforcement comes from creating the game.
We always encourage our students to take a risk, but when is the last time you took a risk for them? With them?