I learned a version of this activity from Erick Gordon this summer at the UCI institute. Basically, it’s a get-to-know activity where the students get to learn a little about me and then learn a little about each other. It
So, I had my online training. I met the Whiteboard sales guy in my classroom to discuss where the board is to be mounted. I talked with my principal to develop an interactive whiteboard presentation during our first staff development
I just saw Doug Fisher's presentation on ELL students in the Language Arts classroom. I got me reflective on tech's role in collaboration in the classroom.
I'm off to my brain gym for the summer - the UCI Writer's Project.
As I commented on Dangerously Irrelevant's blog, we need to respect those who do not share our tech enthusiasm, yet keep the battle waged.
The Carnival #175 is in town!
I comment on the Education Week's article, Busywork 101.
The Carnival of Education #174 has arrived and tweenteacher has once again been invited to the party.
McCain and Clinton don't mention Ed Tech in their educational policies. Obama merely mentions it in relations to Maths and Sciences. But Ed Tech is not the elite. It is the Home Ec and Shop classes for this generation.
K-12 Student-Friendly websites for safe research online
Education needs to reach beyond those within education for ideas on how to solve its problems. Maybe the X Prize Foundation can figure it out.
I will be presenting at the CUE conference 2008 this year in Palm Springs. My session "Podcasting with 50 Middle Schoolers - are you crazy?!" is based on my middle school