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 […]
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.
Brick by Brick
What if you could visit the international space station with your students to show them what a module looks like, how science is done in space, and have them create […]
Tap Anywhere to Begin
This screen awaits a classroom full of brand-new Kindergarten students on their first day of school. These 5-year-olds may not yet be able to identify letters or numbers, but their […]
Digital Ethics Audit
This survey was conducted with the district’s technology director and covers topics related to the ISTE standards for coaches.
Digital Learning Mission Statement
A digital education leader bridges what teachers and students do in the classroom and what is possible. They are there to help support learning by providing tools that allow for an equal voice of the students, better feedback for students and staff, and more unique experiences that help to create lasting memories for students to truly ground their education in wonder, joy, and meaning.
Finding Empathy Online
The article discusses how social media may be contributing to a lack of empathy among young people. It suggests that because people only share their best moments online, it can be hard for others to connect with them and understand their experiences.