QR Codes are everywhere! Billboards, flyers, newspapers, books, on the side of buildings...everywhere! Now, they're making their way into the classroom and they are GREAT!My last post on QR Codes in the Classroom was so popular (thank you!), so I've decided to list some more ideas about creating lessons and activities using QR Codes. I hope you enjoy!In the elementary classroom, QR Codes could ... Read More about QR Code MANIA!
We teach in an increasingly digital and connected world...this statement surely comes as no surprise! Our students are constantly plugged in to Twitter and Facebook and Instagram and all of the latest social media and digital components that have become so important in their lives. As educators, sometimes we see these tools as distracting...which they most definitely can be in the classroom. ... Read More about Blogging…in the Classroom?! Yes!
Wow! Google has really awesome apps for classroom use! Many are familiar with Google Docs and Presentation, but using Google Forms is uncharted territory. With my building using Chromebooks next year in our 1:1 initiative, my colleagues and I have been doing TONS of research on how we can best integrate this wonderful new technology into our classrooms. The following is a list of ideas for ... Read More about Using Google Forms in the Classroom
I'm still relatively new to the wonderful world of 140 character comments, commonly known as Twitter. When I signed up for Twitter, I did so with the intention of following #hashtags that would help me in my quest for educational technology information...like many of you, I am FAR too busy with life to be connected socially to Twitter! :)So...how can you use Twitter for professional ... Read More about Professional Development through TWITTER!
Learning Management Systems in general are amazing tools to use in the classroom. For me, Edmodo is the best and easiest LMS to implement in my classes, because students are so familiar with its interface. Edmodo looks like one of their favorite social media tools, Facebook!How can you use Edmodo in your classroom? As a high school social studies teacher, I use Edmodo....to stimulate classroom ... Read More about Using Edmodo in YOUR Classroom!