What’s great about Google Apps? We can collaborate on projects
Hopefully, some of you can identify with and be helped and encouraged by these experiences of a regular classroom teacher in a very rural area attempting to bring 21st Century … Continue Reading Blogging in Writing Class
Online writing and sharing is a positive learning experience.
Diigo is our friend in the writing classroom.
As we wander through our transformation of education, we are not lost, we are the explorers of which all learning is! Thanks to these Tweeples!
How does Discovery Education Network help me help students understand different cultural perspectives? To help students understand and accept different cultural perspectives, Kim Trefz from Memphis, Tennessee and I (from … Continue Reading Expanding Perspectives
let’s blend the rhythm of the tools with the melody of curriculum so our students will dance to the beat of learning
Ben Wilkoff’s Learning is Change Blog explained this tenet from the Educon 2.1 conference: “Idea six: The purpose of school is to expose kids to people who are actually doing … Continue Reading What do you want to be when you grow up?
We’ve started our wiki (whatelse). Kids ask to add and write to add. The problem: fifty minute periods and hunt/peck styles block success. With a self-contained classroom (one teacher teachers … Continue Reading Tumbling Blocks, rearranged
Fire It Up!
Want to know how to start Web 2.0 in you classroom? I am so glad that I started to learn how to wiki. I first started with my grandkids on … Continue Reading Wiki Wonders for Hesitant Starters
Students worked well on their Letters to the President. Students researched issues important to them to find supporting evidence. Not all students researched in depth; some only summarized. However, the … Continue Reading Better Letters
I worked two of my three day weekend designing a wiki-quest for students to research election issues. I arrived at school to a new firewall filter and NONE of our … Continue Reading Filtration Frustration
Our Tech Beginnings I also blogged this at: http://whatelse.edublogs.org/our-tech-beginnings/ which is the first steps of my class blog at edublogs. I use this as a conversation point to responsible use … Continue Reading Our Tech Beginnings