Teachers typically use Google Classroom for home learning opportunities, whole-class activities, and/or discussion threads. It's a great way to push content to students and share thinking. Libal turns that model on it's head to help meet the differentiated needs of her GT students, during their regular classroom time, even when she's off site. Libal leverages... Continue Reading →
Roger Torrez, Instructional Technology Coach at Winona Elementary School, supports teachers and students co-creating personalized learning opportunities. WES is in the process of implementing this versatile tool. Seesaw plays nicely with others, working on iPads and Chromebooks, as well as linking to a wide variety of apps outside the system. When teachers create assignments within... Continue Reading →
Walking in to Carol Barnes's class, you will be immediately struck by the movement, discussions, and technology usage of her students. These students are engaged right from the start and ready to use devices and converse with other students about their learning. Barnes, a middle school math teacher at High Plains K-8 School, is on... Continue Reading →
Not once did the teacher have to ask everyone to "stay together". They were freely exploring their own questions, at their own pace. It's this kind of innovation that transforms learning for students from traditional sit-and-get to a personalized journey of exploration.
In this post, Joe Rein, English teacher at Mountain View High School, is showcased. Joe has changed the writing process with his students, especially in regards to providing instant feedback to students through the use of Google Docs. While Google Docs is not a new tool for most teachers, its practical and innovative use for... Continue Reading →