Hi everyone!I just wanted to take a minute to introduce myself. I am an educator from Montana and I am looking forward to learning alongside all of you. Being from a smaller community, it is so nice…Continue
Newest member of the Elemchat group. I am a second grade teacher from Montana. My specific areas of interest are differentiation and technology integration. In addition to teaching, I also work as a Digital Learning Consultant for CFY and I…"
Hi everyone!I just wanted to take a minute to introduce myself. I am an educator from Montana and I am looking forward to learning alongside all of you. Being from a smaller community, it is so nice to be able to expand my Personal Learning Network to get fresh ideas. Come find me on twitter or visit my blog at Purely Paperless! I hope that I can bring some information to the table for all of you too!Looking forward to…See More
This morning I read a post from a higher education educator about the negative effects of Tech in lectures. The author was perplexed when he realized a great many students in his lecture hall were paying attention to Facebook, or attending to email during the course of a two-hour lecture. His school chose to ban tech devices from the lecture hall. Additionally, students were required to use nametags, so that the lecturer could address individual students with questions during the lecture. This…See More
EdTechLens is offering a free pilot test of Rainforest Journey, a web-based K-5 life science program. Rainforest Journey uses video, photos and leveled text to engage students. The program is aligned with the NGSS standards and can be used for classroom lessons on digital whiteboard, or individually by students on computers or tablets. Testers complete 3 feedback surveys during the pilot testing period, and receive a license to use the program for a year. To sign up, to this link:…See More