Today was our first day back at school. It was so great to be together. It’s so important to have face-to-face time to figure out kinks in programs that are new for all of us with this virtual learning initiative. My day of grading online assignments, meetings, and learning new skills was sandwiched between trouble-shooting… Read more Day 8 Slice of Life – Problem Solving
Tech in the classroom – Should we? Why? How? Yes, of course we should use technology in the classroom. If we need it, we should use technology. Technology is great when it improves the way we get things done. Writing with pencils is definitely better than using a lead stylus on papyrus, a quill dipped in a… Read more Day 19 – #AprilBlogADay – Tech
Technology is just a tool, not an end. I used to think it was more. Technology was novel and cool and I wanted as much in my classroom as I could get. I asked the essential question, “How can I use technology as a tool to improve student learning?” I learned that mantra from the… Read more What Does Technology Have to Do With It?
Am I overdoing it? Today was our second day of introduction on a wiki on which we will share our American history learning. Hmmm…I expected jubilant excitement from my group of eighth grade geniuses, who are always game for more. These are the students who are earning hundreds of dollars for the American Cancer Society… Read more Too Much Technology?