All Blog Posts Tagged 'Blackboard' (3)

A Handsy Wrestling Match: Week 1

What a wild ride it’s been! The past week has proved both exciting and challenging. Becoming an online teacher is not for the faint of heart. Not if you are becoming an online teacher in a company as fast-growing as Aventa Learning.



After spending a couple weeks eating up my Mentor's online courses, I tip-tapped my fingers, charged and waiting at the gate, for my first course to open up. The training program was so complete and the time I was given to review another teacher’s…

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Added by Rashel Fitchett on January 7, 2011 at 8:55am — No Comments

Kindling Interest in the iPad

Our school uses the Blackboard CE Learning Management System, and my online philosophy courses are heavily dependent on threaded discussions.



Rather than stare at a computer screen all day, I've taken to compiling all the discussion comments, pasting them into a Word document, then sending the document to my Kindle. In a few seconds I have the complete discussion, and I can add notes and grades from my easy chair. The e-Ink screen is easy on the eyes, too.



When I'm finished,… Continue

Added by Dan Barnett on March 9, 2010 at 9:27pm — No Comments

Bad at Blogging

I'm not very good at this blogging thing. I think you're supposed to do it more than once a month.



The tablet program is going well. I'm grateful for all those schools that did one-to-one programs before we did. We definitely learned from your successes as well as your pitfalls. Thanks!



I wish I could get the students to treat their tablets as well as the teachers do. I have to bite my tongue not to yell at them when I see them carrying the tablet by the… Continue

Added by Kevin Stachowski on October 7, 2008 at 8:06pm — 1 Comment

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