Would it be helpful to share particular strategies we use to start the year?
Other times we hop in the car for that traditional pastime from both our childhoods: the Sunday drive.
Balancing Goals and Needs The sun rises, sometimes behind the fog and clouds, but it is always there, shining for us. We rise, and focus on this day’s agenda. Our … Continue Reading DigiLit Sunday Balance
Is our freedom real or fake? Fake or real? I don’t think that is the real issue. The real issue is whom do we consider to be our journalists, the voice … Continue Reading DigiLitSunday: Free from Fake
Thanks to Margaret Simon’s DigiLit Sunday Challenge, I have a way to meet my new blogging goals, as I’ve explained here. Margaret also writes for Kidblog, and in her post, … Continue Reading DigiLit Sunday
I find it interesting that innovation in IMMOOC includes so many ideas that engage student voice – adding students to professional development, surveying them for their interests, encouraging genius projects. After … Continue Reading Agency #immooc #DigiLitSunday
Today’s DigiLitSunday topic is reflection. That’s an amazing word. I see my reflection in the mirror. I see my work reflects my efforts. I see my mistakes reflect I … Continue Reading Reflection #immooc #digilitsunday
So many tragedies and controversies occur and then opinions are blasted in small blurbs in tweets, on Facebook, and supposed news bites. How do we help the children cope with … Continue Reading #DigiLitSunday #Blogamonth 9/11
Motivation. It’s pretty simple: we like to do want we want to do when we want to do it because we have a reason and we know we can do … Continue Reading #DigiLitSunday Motivation
Beginnings, Part 2 Over thirty-one years of teaching, I didn’t have any “numbers” to support the strategies I chose, but I did continuously reflect on the impact my choices in … Continue Reading #DigiLit Sunday Part 2 The Numbers
Beginnings, Part 1 Teachers and students are in a moment now between worlds, between the summer of exploration on our own and autumn of investigation in school. And I … Continue Reading #DigiLitSunday First Days Part 1
I love Evernote- it saves everything and reads everything when I search — images, documents, websites, etc. What could students use? What’s a curating, organizing app that’s easy to use and … Continue Reading #DigiSunday Google Keep
DigiLit Sunday under the leadership of Margaret Simon focused this week on Transitions. Margaret delighted in the transition her students made to independent learners through the workshop approach in her classroom.Carol … Continue Reading Slice of Life Transitions #DigiLit Sunday
Some interesting things happen when we learn together, and when students have the chance to think for themselves. These moments we all treasure. Take the day we worked in teams … Continue Reading #DigiLit Sunday Treasure