August 2009 Blog Posts (124)

Join me for 3 days of live blogging at the Integrated Technology Symposium hosted by The Urban School in San Francisco

Join me for 3 days of live blogging at the Integrated Technology Symposium hosted by The Urban School in San Francisco



I am participating in this year’s Center for Innovative Teaching: Integrated Technology Symposium hosted by The Urban School in San Francisco. I will be participating in all the sessions and will be Live Blogging them as the “symposium blogger”. Please join us during these sessions through the live blog links and join in the conversation. These links along with… Continue

Added by Chris Bigenho on August 2, 2009 at 6:52pm — No Comments

Wikis and blogs

Currently I sifted through the blog discussions and links on this site. It was a little overwhelming, but if I do blogs, it looks like there will be plenty of info and organization. I caught up on the the Beginner 2.0 wiki series with Eluminate and took 3 pages of notes. Wikis are a lot like webpages. They remind me of the editing and proofreading website I made:http://sites.google.com/site/editinghelpsite/ which has the same setup. I talked to our tech teacher at school and neither are being… Continue

Added by Leyton Roberts on August 1, 2009 at 2:47pm — No Comments

Becoming a 21st century teacher

Here goes! This is my first attempt at blogging.

Background first. I have been teaching since 1991. At Easter in 1998 I got the opportunity to come out of the classroom and work with the parents in my area. So for more than 10 years that's what I have been doing and I loved it. Unfortunately, due to the economic downturn, that position has been taken from my schools and I am going back to the classroom.

In Sept I will be teaching 11/12 year olds. Initially I hated the idea but now I… Continue

Added by Marie Doherty on August 1, 2009 at 1:43pm — No Comments

Not Only Do I Not Know What I am Doing, Neither Does Anyone

TIME magazine just published this story called Morning the Death of Handwriting. It made me realize that the more deeply I think about my job as a teacher, the more acutley aware I become that I really can't say for sure that I am doing the right thing -- or teaching the right things -- in my classroom.



Sure, my state has standards -- and our nation is currently developing… Continue

Added by Alan Sitomer on August 1, 2009 at 6:30am — No Comments

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