Twitter...for education?! Many people do not typically associate terms like "twitter" and "tweeting" with educational technology. However, twitter can be used for educational purposes, and BY teachers!I recently joined the world of twitter....not for social purposes, but to be more connected with the trends in education. I've found tweets about awesome articles relating to the Common Core, ... Read More about Educational Technology and Twitter!
I had the opportunity to attend a WONDERFUL METC session today about flipping the classroom! Wow! Have you ever been to a workshop that had so much valuable information that your brain was on overload?! This is where I am tonight!As you have most likely noticed by reading this blog, I am EXTREMELY interested in flipping the classroom, and all of the potential this new teaching method can offer. ... Read More about Screencasting with Explain Everything
There are so many ways that Google Sites can be used in virtually any classroom! I currently use my Google site to post my unit assignments and presentations, embed my course calendar, and direct students to important resources available through our school. Teachers have so many different possibilities when it comes to incorporating Google Sites! I've listed a few examples below!Teacher's Guide on ... Read More about Google Sites in the Classroom
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