Look Closer

ISTE Standard for Educators 2.3.b. Establish a learning culture that promotes curiosity and critical examination of online resources and fosters digital literacy and media fluency. Digital literacy has changed quite a bit since I was in school. I […]

Designing Authenticity

ISTE Standard for Educators 5b: Design authentic learning activities that align with content area standards and use digital tools and resources to maximize active, deep learning. ISTE Standard for Educators […]

A.I. in schools

Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) is certainly causing quite the buzz in educational systems all over the world. It’s hard to go a day without hearing about another teacher using A.I. to […]

Finding enough space

Spacesedu is a digital portfolio tool. The flexibility to do all of these projects using tools that we already have (google docs or word docs or links to the greater internet) are really wonderful! In all of these spaces the teacher can leave comments to help as well. Finally, the parents can see the work being done by their student if they are invited.

Fact and Fiction

This project will look at ways to teach research and citation skills to third through fifth grade students by way of teaching their teachers. I will begin this outline by clarifying what specific skills and information I believe my teachers will need in order to be successful at teaching these media literacy skills to their students. I will then outline what ways I will assess the teacher’s understanding. Finally I will outline the specific lesson and tasks that will take place over my 2 hour training.