Heather Wolpert-Gawron

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Shakespeare

New Shakespeare Collaborative Project: Anyone Interested?

By on September 23, 2012

Rarely do I hit up my readers for help, but I’m looking for classrooms to participate in, what I believe to be, a cool interdisciplinary Project Based Learning opportunity that combines Shakespeare and the digital era. I was talking to

Teaching Beyond the Bell

Teaching Beyond the Bell

By on January 18, 2012

In celebration of The California Writing Project and Digital Learning Day, I was asked to write a post on some of what I’m doing with technology in the classroom.   So I decided to write about what I’m actually doing

How the Interactive Whiteboard is Really Ed Tech’s Laserdisk

How the Interactive Whiteboard is Really Ed Tech’s Laserdisk

By on October 23, 2011

I’m taking a class at Walden University right now, and a recent prompt asked us to identify a future technology. I took a moment to reflect on this country’s current enthusiastic roll-out of Interactive Whiteboards, and why I feel strongly

Cybersafety and the Home/School Connection: Parent Tech Institute

Cybersafety and the Home/School Connection: Parent Tech Institute

By on November 7, 2010

I recently had our middle school Parent/Teacher conferences, and I was pleasantly surprised to find that 99% of my students (most of whom are Title I) have a computer in the home. However, there was absolutely no oversight of what