After reading my original post about flipping the classroom, some of my readers asked how this would work in an elementary classroom environment. Most of the information about flipped classrooms seems to be geared to the secondary or higher education classroom. However, I was able to find so many great resources about how a flipped or blended environment could be extremely beneficial in the ... Read More about Flipping and MORE Flipping!
As I begin to think about next school year (yes, I know it's only February!), one of the biggest concerns I have about our new 1:1 environment is MANAGING my new classroom setting. As a new teacher, I still don't feel as though I'm an expert on classroom management, and going 1:1 will definitely impact my classroom environment. I've compiled a list of articles and resources for making the switch ... Read More about Managing a 1:1 Classroom
There are so many Chrome apps available that will greatly benefit any classroom! Before I explore the apps themselves, I've listed some resources about what Chrome apps actually are, and how they can be used, generally speaking, in the classroom environment!About AppsAbout Extensions10 Free Google Chrome Extensions Teachers Should Try15+ Great Chrome Extensions for TeachersChrome Web Store for ... Read More about Chrome Apps for Education: Teachers
Google Drive has extraordinary possibilities in the classroom. "Google Schools" can provide students with gmail accounts, which allow students to access Google Drive. So, what's all the hype about Google Drive in education? Here are a few examples of uses in the classroom:GmailThe benefits of using gmail are absolutely amazing. Communicate with students who are absent. Share documents with ... Read More about The Wonderful World of Google!
QR Codes can be found just about anywhere you look. They are on buildings, billboards, informational brochures, and even in the classroom. Before I get into classroom use, let me first discuss what QR codes actually are. QR Codes (Quick Response Codes) are strange looking squares that link to a website, a piece of text, an image, or other piece of information. So, how can QR Codes be used in the ... Read More about QR Codes in the Classroom