How to give proper credit where credit is due If you're like me, your understanding of technology and its related parts goes only as deep as is necessary to get the job done. Nothing wrong with that, I say, but in the age of digital citizenship, we ought to know more about how to cite … Continue reading CC (Creative Commons) Explained
Bringing technology tools into the classroom is relatively easy compared with changing the behavior of those who use it. Teachers and administrators often know what needs to be done but lack the direction to influence the right behaviors at the right times to elicit the right outcomes. Prince of Peace Catholic is about to begin … Continue reading Leading Educational Change
Tech company,CTS, develops college ready skills program through SCRATCH coding, for local schools.
I have set out to change how we deliver education to students by making teachers more aware of the need to connect with them in new ways. During the next school year, together with a small team, I am building a plan to support teachers as they dive into teaching with the help of technology. … Continue reading The Uncomfortable Business of Change
Tell Me What You Really Think I am the proud mother of three sons, all talented students, and more importantly, fine young men. We raised our boys to be honest with themselves about their strengths and weaknesses and hope they can be honest with us, too. Sadly, all three boys have reported they hate school … Continue reading What Kids Really Think
Teachers need to know a little bit about everything -take Middle School teachers, for example. Regardless of the subject one teaches, there is a good chance their students will have to research something. Research might even be a standard in the course. Many teachers are not accustomed to having to cite a source or give … Continue reading Research in the Classroom
Take a look at the video below for a great first look at using google Classroom. If it looks like more than you can handle, relax. Take baby steps. Begin with one class, and one assignment. Enjoy the challenge and celebrate the victory! Then add a step.