"It can be equally frustrating when you deal with parents who don't have much respect for technology and how it enhances the classroom experience. Parents who want whole group instruction where the teacher is the focal point in the classroom and…"
"Hi Dave - Thanks for commenting about blogging. I am a big believer in journals and readers response. I have my students write "thinking stems" which basically describe what they are thinking/feeling/seeing/noticing/ while they…"
This is a starting place for people who may be overwhelmed at all this information. Join the group ask questions and we will work through it together. When you are comfortable, leave the group or continue to help others.
"I also use Kid Blog. Right now it's primarily for reading response. I teach 4th grade but I have them write a letter to me each week talking about what it is they are reading. It can be about the book itself or if just getting started they can…"
Welcome Primary Educators! Teaching students from ages 5 to 14 requires loads of subjects to cover and loads of resources to share. Join this group to reflect about your classes and brainstorm ideas for improvement.See More
Hi Dave - Thanks for commenting about blogging. I am a big believer in journals and readers response. I have my students write "thinking stems" which basically describe what they are thinking/feeling/seeing/noticing/ while they read. I am going to have them do this on the blog. I'm hoping that once they see the "world" comment, they will get excited!
Join us for this two-day professional development opportunity! OLC is coming to Anchorage to meet with online learning professionals, educators and administrators to engage in collaborative conversations around innovation and digital courseware. The event's program includes keynote speakers to offer insightful views of the changing university through short, focused presentations. Our first day features an eLearning Roadshow theme, with engaging presentations on digital learning, while day 2…See More
National Teacher Day was May 9th, and I wanted to recognize that in a small way. I had a graphic that I created for a previous Twitter Chat, so I opened it back up, changed the top, and posted it with two small sentences and hash tagged it with #NationalTeachersDay. I tagged my usual tribe in the graphic so they would re-tweet it for me; they’re awesome like that. After that, I went about my day.…See More
Here’s what you can see if you give a closer look around you: People are getting chances to work in IT sectors without having any background education in technical domain. Working professionals are taking opportunities to complete full-time MBA courses without having to quit their jobs and investing much of their time and money. Single mothers are taking decisions to continue their studies they had to put an end to fulfill family responsibilities. Near-retirement adults are coming up with…See More