"Erika, that is so funny to me what you mentioned about the Japanese. I have a 5th grade girl that is enamored with everything from Japan. She is always drawing Japanese cartoons and recently started telling everyone how to say their name…"
"I also loved the idea about keeping a journal. Yesterday after I read the post, I really paid more attention to what was going on around me and what questions I had about it. I think keeping a journal of this will be a great teaching…"
This group exists as a place to take the weekly #edchat topics on Twitter and let them guide us towards creating the ideal 21st Century School. After discussing and building this school collaboratively, the aim is to actually get it built!See More
Did you ever think of broadcasting your lessons for more students to hear you? How about archiving past lectures for students to use for their studies? This group is interested in podcasts and vodcasts.See More
With the emergence of social media and emerging technology how do know what type of technology to use in the classroom. This group will provide a discussion area for best practices when using this type of technology in education.See More
A group where educators can learn and identify which Educational Technology tools are appropriate for them.I'm hoping to simplify this process for educators and am open to any feedback (organization, specific sites, beta vs ready, etc etc.)See More
"This is for a 5th grade class. I teach in a program called CSI "Creative School of Inquiry". However, I'm not so sure that were using an inquiry based model. I know that what I've been doing really engages the…"
"That is great. Let's say you were doing a unit on the Civil War. How would you approach this? In the unit, the kids would have to learn about the major leaders, battles and causes. Could you generate…"
You have a great lesson planned for today, and the internet is down. Your supervisor is lurking in the doorway, you can just smell the observation coming. What do you do?You teach your kids how to create hyperlinks with just PowerPoint or Google Slides!Here’s my plan.Begin the lesson with having the students create the first slide, a “Table of Contents” sort of slide. Mine looks like this.…See More