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Our assignment was to find a K-12 Open Source class to take online. I was unable to find a K-12 class, so I took an open course about the American Revolution at the Open Yale Courses website. The course was a lecture on the American Revolution by Yale professor Joanne Freeman.
The course was set up as a lecture. Throughout the entire presentation, Professor Freeman lectured and shared insights with students. It was obvious that there was also a live audience in the room because…Continue
As a result of our study on social networking, I have learned how valuable it can be in the classroom setting. I thought of classroom social networking as a tool for higher grades, also, but now I see how it can be used in my 5th grade classroom. I was introduced to many new websites and options for the use of social media in my classroom.
I am excited to implement my new knowledge into the classroom. Our 5th grade team shares the responsibility of…Continue
I have used Google apps in the past in my classroom, but not extensively. One way I used it was to set up a sign-up sheet for parents to bring snacks to a weekly, after school meeting for our Battle of the Books team. It was not user-friendly for many of the parents, not allowing them to sign on, even after I listed their email as one that could view and update. There was a lot of frustration to everyone involved. Now, I think there may be better ways to use different Google apps for…Continue