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 my previous post about Promethean Boards, I reflected on the relevance of this tool ten years after it become popular in classrooms. The question became if education sees the value in, and is headed toward, personalized learning, is a seemingly teacher-centered tool like the Promethean Board still useful? It's clear that Promethean became well... Continue Reading →
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 →
When logging into Schoology, we know exactly where we want to go and navigate to it quickly: Courses, Groups, Resources, I rarely take a look around. But take a moment to check out the navigation bar to the left, near the bottom is a page called "App Center." Visiting this page, you'll see a major... Continue Reading →