This week I read From Print to Pixel: The Role of Videos, Games, Animations and Simulations within K-12 Education. It discussed the increasingly growing amount of information being presented to students in a digital format. I thought that this article accurately depicted the way children and even adults learn in today’s world. We no longer… Continue reading Can Using Videos and Games Help Students in the Classroom?
Here is a screen shot of my certificate from the Library of Congress training.
The Wonderful World of Cells is a flipped classroom video that I created for a fifth grade classroom. The video details prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells, what a cell is, cell organelles, and what differentiates plant cells from animal cells. I used Quicktime and EDpuzzle to create this flipped classroom, which is linked at the bottom!… Continue reading The Wonderful World of Cells- Flipped Classroom
Equity is not usually a topic that comes to mind when I think about technology. I am so accustomed to seeing what feels like everyone on their smartphones or devices, that I forget that not everyone has equal access to these devices and/or the services that these devices provide. For example, someone can have… Continue reading Technology Equity
Here is our ED554 Digital Story: Steve the Cat presents: I Love Technology! To access the link, you may have to click on the full post. This digital story is based off of the book Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin. Our story is about a cat named Steve who is discovering new technologies and helping… Continue reading Digital Story
The Deconstruction of the K-12 Teacher by Michael Godsey is a humbling look into the future of a teacher’s role in student education. The article discusses how the age of teachers being experts in the classroom is ending and the age of teachers as classroom monitors is quickly approaching. With the surplus of technology and… Continue reading Classroom Teachers. A Thing of the Past?
For as long as I can remember I have quivered whenever I heard the word “math.” The formulas, the problems, and the geometric proofs have always been my kryptonite when it comes to academics. I would be much happier writing a thirty page term paper than solving thirty math problems! But, what if I… Continue reading Could I Actually Like Math?