Any classroom teacher in today’s day and age knows that technology plays a huge part in the classroom. Digital technology has taken the world by storm in the past decade (Lynch, 2015). Students can now work collaboratively together on assignments without having to meet in the library, or even in the same room. I am… Continue reading Classroom Tech in Today
There is an old proverb that says it takes a village to raise a child. The fact is, it’s true. The entire community has an essential role in the growth and development of its people. The NEA (2008) states that while the role of parents and family members is vital, the community also has the… Continue reading Parent, Family, and Community Involvement in Education
When I first learned that we were going to create a wiki lesson in my graduate program I felt a little uneasy. I had never heard of a wiki, let alone, create a lesson on one. However, the more I learned about the site, the easier it became. Navigating through the site took a little… Continue reading Wiki’s, Podcasts, and Classrooms
Blogging is something that is new to most educators. Something they have heard of but never thought they could incorporate. Most educators start a classroom blog that is used to start a cross-curricular reference or classroom communication tool. Others use it where the teacher writes the posts, and the students respond by commenting. However, there… Continue reading Blogging in 2nd Grade
I never thought that Twitter and Blogs could be so beneficial to my teaching career. Boy… was I wrong! I started up my twitter account, started following some people my colleagues told me about and never looked back. When I started following EduTopia (@edutopia) I gained some insight on a daily basis on small things… Continue reading Blogging & Twitter
5 tech tools that will help your classroom thrive.