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Teaching to Our Past

Teaching To Our Students Future

My Past The classroom has changed since my first year of teaching way, way back in 1997.  I had a chalkboard, some colored chalk, and an overhead projector.  There was also a TV hanging from the ceiling for Channel One news.  Year two added an internet connected computer in the …

Social Media, No Computer, No Problem!

Take a look at Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, and Facebook.  Following those rules, can you use the idea in class with your students?  I got some great ideas from Erin Klein.  As a teacher seeking to improve my profession, I use social medial all the time to find great ideas.  Share …

#ISTE2014 Day 4 – One last day, Sad face…

*Somehow this just now got posted…whoops Well, the last day of the ISTE conference is on us and these are the last sessions that we will be in until next summer (hopefully next summer). I started my day off with the Globalearner, Alan November and his discussion about #1st5days. It …

#EdTech Lunch!

I have a passion for educational technology (from here on #edtech) and I know that there is tons of stuff out there that I have no idea about…So I have started up an #EdTech lunch at school!  Why not tap into the greatness that is already in my building: fellow …

First Couple Weeks: Flip Math, Twitter, Google Docs, Knowmia and Football Matches

So we are into the first two weeks of the school year and things have gone fairly smooth.  Classes are going really well.  Most of the students are adjusting to the flip model and there have been lots of great interaction with other students and myself.  It continually amazes me …

2nd Year Flipping…

So the great experiment that was flipped math last year is now “new and improved” and upgraded to version 2.0!  I started using the flip model last year and went all in, flipping three different courses in a single year.  Wow!  What was I thinking when I decided to do …

WOW!! ISTE – I hope I will be in Atlanta!!

So my partner this week – Kristina – and I have had a great time at the ISTE Conference! We learned so much and have discovered so much these past few days! And Adam Bellow was off the hook! He was great!! And so passionate about reaching the kids and …

#ISTE Day 2 In the books :)

Who knew that enjoying a conference so much could be so exhausting…so what are we going to do?? Head to a Karaoke party with my new friends from Symbaloo!! This is scary for a couple of reasons: I am pretty tired, getting my brain to shut down and let me …

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