Attached are two Google Presentations. The shorter presentation is a Classroom Digital Citizenship Contract. It will be printed out and used to remind students of the promise they are making; the promise to be […]
Even as teachers, we sometimes are not reflective on our own practices. We do need to set the example. Obeying the copyright laws as it pertains to all forms of media does take mindful practice, however what […]
Lawrence Lessig manages to be a dynamic presenter in an unassuming fashion.
His video presentation is one that I believe will evoke different reactions from a wide variety of audiences. I plan to watch this Ted […]
Last week I made my ‘Additional Language Learners’ a simple game to help frontload vocabulary for an upcoming unit. I used the definitions for the text and then searched the internet for images. The game was a hit […]
Great post! Teaching really is a process of life-long learning and evolution. I admire your willingness to experiment and to continue evolving. I can totally relate to your difficulties with powerpoints. As a […]
Wow! The idea of anonymity being dangerous is intriguing. I completely agree with you that we often over emphasize the negative side digital footprints instead of encouraging students to build more positive […]
This is amazing! The idea of using Evernote to build portfolios has never struck me. . My only acquantance with Evernote stems from my children, who use it to take notes in class and to do their homework on their […]
My colleague, Britt, and I work in a similar type of school setting here in Dalian, China.
Our school is also a private, not-for-profit school catering to pre K-12 with similar student-teacher ratios as both of […]
Last night I was mentally taking one of those journeys myself , reflecting on how much technology has changed the landscape on which we now interact . I chuckled to myself. When I was a senior, I was so in touch ( […]
It would be exceedingly difficult to create in today’s world without having been influenced by someone else’s ideas or experiences. Modern communications has made it possible to live vicariously on the internet […]
Thank you for expressing these sentiments so eloquently. I am really enjoying the reading and reflecting that is being done. I feel that I am a member of a group of , professional who want to make a difference […]
As an Elementary EAL Specialist (English as an Additional Language), much of my time is spent supporting students as they adjust to expressing their ideas in English. And as gentle and as supportive as I am, I […]
I feel slightly reassured now knowing the intentions behind copyright laws and being introduced to their true purpose of supporting innovation .
I think that copyright laws sometimes prevent development, and […]