"Greece is such a cool country to write to! I didn't use ePals for my lesson but reading about everyone using it sounds so interesting. I like that you pointed out Greek has so many backgrounds that the students will need to understand who they…"
"This is such an interesting assignment! I really enjoyed working with PBS Kids and had no idea that they still use the show characters from Arthur. Your kids would love to read about Ecuador children. I think reading about first hand experience can…"
"What activity did you select to use for your global assignment?
For my global assignment, I decided to take a bit of a different approach since I am in the corporate world. Even though I still created a lesson, I found it as an interesting lesson to…"
"Wow, I'll have to try those apps! I have used ABC Finder, Phonics Genius, Phonics Tic-Tac-Toe and Phonics Awareness apps in the past. They're all free as well. Tic-Tac-Toe and Awareness are games and they are super fun to watch…"
"I have used ipads previously as assisstive technology for special education students. It is remarkable how a simple ipad can highlight their skills and show their learning. Naturally, the apps are a brilliant use of enhancing content but does anyone…"
This is a great presentation! I learned a bit more through this. Google Docs is such a useful tool and offers so much that some people still don't understand it. I know when I first dug into it, I was confused on how to navigate it.…"
I am so glad you introduced me to this site the other day! It is so much fun! Even though it has been around for quite some time, I had no idea that it existed. I can see young students having so much fun with this site and being really…"
This would be a great presenation! I also love using Educreations when creating lessons. It is such a great tool to have and I think many teachers don't even realize it exists. Educreations can be used in all grades, in any subject and…"
"The Professional Development presentation I chose was to explain how Facebook can be used in the classroom, not just as a social media site. I created a handout for all of the teachers and also created a powerpoint with the same information. During…"
I very much agree with you! As much as technology is at the hands of our schools, I feel like many schools are still hesistent to let the students use any source of it. I know around where I am, it is the fear of funding and if something…"
For my student teaching class, I love integrated technology, especially Facebook! It was a different concept and was very nervous to use it since I was 1. new and 2. in a school that was very set in their ways. I created a facebook soley…"
Technology has advance so rapidly since I was even in high school only 5 years ago. It is a great idea offering students the option, especially with the recent budget cuts for education, to bring in their own unique piece of technology. Not…"