If you haven’t heard of International Dot Day then I have some tech news you can definitely use with your students. September 15th, is declared International Dot Day. International Dot Day is when the world collaborates and creates dots that start the journey or path students’ lives will take by making and leaving their mark […]
If you are teaching the Boston Tea Party and the American Revolution, you can do so and ‘visit’ the Boston area without leaving your classroom! You can Skype with the museum and have the students experience the American Revolution ‘in a Revolutionary’ way! If you are visiting the Boston area or teach in the area […]
Below are the resources shared during my “Connecting Classrooms through Global Projects in Leaps and Bounds” for the “speaks VOLumes conferences 2015”. Recording link: https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/jwsdetect/playback.jnlp?psid=2015-07-30.1335.M.26BDCCCCECA3E21F0A81A74E6B22D1.vcr&sid=2008257 [slideshare id=51115046&doc=connectingclassroomsviaglobalprojects2-150730195033-lva1-app6892] Click here to open this binder in a new window. Your browser does not support iframes.
November 18th was my presentation for the Global Education Conference coordinated by Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon. My slides and Livebinder are as follows. [slideshare id=41731689&doc=pptpres-141118200440-conversion-gate02] Full Recording Link: https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/jwsdetect/nativeplayback.jnlp?sid=2008350&psid=2014-11-18.1630.D.A29F0FE2DFA53A92C238077914DA54.vcr Your browser does not support iframes.
“We Give Books” is a new initiative that I came across that is dedicated to helping foster a love for reading and lifelong learning. We Give Books is a new digital initiative that enables anyone with access to the Internet to put books in the hands of children who don’t have them, simply by reading […]
PBS has teamed up with the International Paper Foundation to provide resources, lesson plans and information about teaching environmental issues. Students, or EcoInvestigators, will work in teams completing inquiry based learning activities and expand their environmental knowledge by researching, investigating and developing solutions for environmental issues facing society today. Additionally, the first 100 teachers to […]
Wednesday, February 5, 2014, I presented this presentation at the Texas Computer Educator Association (TCEA) convention in Austin, Texas. I was so fortunate to have an initial large response due to the fact that my session started at noon when most people head out for lunch. It got loud during the transition time so if […]
Everyone is invited to join me for a “Classroom Renovation – Rethinking your Classroom through Technology” webinar on February 3, 2014 at 6pm EST/5pm CST where I will feature an introduction to the design thinking process and showcase ways to transform your teaching by implementing global projects and cell phones/mobile devices. Using this process in […]
Next week is ‘Computer Science Education Week’. Computer Science Education Week is observed each year, in recognition of the birthday of Admiral Grace Murray Hopper who was of the first computer programmers and the COBOL computer language. The Computer Science Education Week website has developed a participation kit for teachers that includes the “Hour of Code” […]