It’s now the 1920s in the Downton Abbey series and Lord Grantham has allowed wireless into Downton Abbey. Not wireless as in “internet service” but wireless as in “radio.” Listening to the comments (and the quotes below are out of Continue reading Wireless Comes to Downton Abbey – Season 5: Episode 2
Last week, students across Fayette County were creating snowflakes with Elsa and Anna, figuring out how to get Flappy Bird through a series of pipes and tinkering around with other software programs designed to explore the elements of computer science Continue reading Thinking with a 21st Century Twist
Looking for new ways to engage your students and assess their work? Regardless of the grade level or subject you teach, assessment is something that educators struggle with everyday. Let’s explore a few digital tools and apps that can help Continue reading There’s an App For That – Assessment Edition
I’m lucky. This blog does not deliver a sufficient amount of print “real estate” for me to tell you that whole story, but contained herein are a few of the reasons that I say that today. A few weeks Continue reading From the Editor’s Desk: Get Lucky with Blended Learning
Move it, Shake it, MAKE it ! You’ve seen it in magazines, on blogs, and showcased on the news. You’ve said “ooh” and “ahh” but never thought something as exciting and innovative could be part of your classroom. Or Continue reading Move It, Shake It, Make It, Take It!
Here are some things scheduled to happen in the next month: The Annual Spring Cleaning. Several of the district’s web platforms have great support for new content, and lousy “end of life” support for all those old Word docs, pictures Continue reading The Present and Future of District Online Learning Tools
In the last ten years there has been a lot of discussion about 21st century learning and that today’s students should possess 21st century skills in order to be competitive in a global workforce. We talk about the 4 C’s Continue reading What Century Are You In?
In this essay I’ll be discussing exactly what sort of role the Office of Instructional Technology (OIT) might play in your instructional needs. There’s a survey linked at the bottom of this discussion – tell us what you think! Continue reading From the Editor’s Desk: Blended Learning Support in Fayette County
Are you a classroom teacher looking for ways to engage students while covering core content and addressing 21st Century Skills? Then you may want to consider attending an exciting one-day workshop on Playful Learning led by the Learning Games Network. Continue reading Playful Learning Workshop
Classroom Scenario circa 2012: Jillian, an 11th grade student in Ms. Wolfe’s English class is using a school laptop to research and write a paper. However, while she is working, she is also tweeting about her prom plans and the Continue reading A Necessity, not a Privilege