Today my students used the Promethean Activslate in a review activity. Every student was so engaged in the lesson. It was worth the time needed to make the interactive elements work together. As we closed up class, one student summed it up "What do you mean we're done, we just got started with class!" He was unaware of how much time had passed. Based on student interactions as they gave suggestions to the person using the Activslate there was a deeper understanding of the concepts. The… Continue
Added by Glen Westbroek on April 23, 2008 at 9:59pm —
I am participating on a district committee to determine what policies need to be instituted in a new district policy. Our current district policy is "NO PODCASTS" (teacher or student.) Any links or copies of other policies that are more appropriate would be greatly appreciated! We are trying to create a policy that will allow Podcast Publication.
Added by Glen Westbroek on April 10, 2008 at 6:00pm —
This past week there was a gathering of all Intel(R) Teach Senior Trainers. We reconnected and learned modifications to the Intel(R) Teach program. I am excited for the changes as I believe each is designed to help participating teachers learn how to implement the concepts in their classrooms. As Senior Trainers, we tried to challenge each other to learn how to use different Web 2.0 tools - that was a lot of fun!
Added by Glen Westbroek on April 5, 2008 at 1:30pm —