Cater Truth Literacy

I’ve been enjoying the course offered by KQED, “Finding and Evaluating Information. The course authors have added a wealth of information and links for helping all of us, adults and students, better evaluate the information around us in physical and Continue reading Cater Truth Literacy

Connected Learners #ce14 #clmooc #DigiLit Sunday

Connections.  Everywhere. A network of sharing and growing. That’s what being a connected learner is.  My connection with #clmooc has expanded my focus from one classroom and one teacher, to a networked community from which I can give just as Continue reading Connected Learners #ce14 #clmooc #DigiLit Sunday

#DigiLit Sunday Differentiation

DigiLit Sunday is a Sunday post on literacy, an invitation by Margaret Simon, to share literacy strategies and tools for the classroom. This week’s list of bloggers: Sunday, September 28, 2014.   How do I differentiate reading materials so students can approach Continue reading #DigiLit Sunday Differentiation

#DigiLit Sunday Assessing Blogs

How do you assess blogs? What is your purpose? That is the question. DigiLit Sunday is a Sunday post on literacy, an invitation by Margaret Simon, to share literacy strategies and tools for the classroom. This week’s list of bloggers: Sunday, September Continue reading #DigiLit Sunday Assessing Blogs

#DigiLit Sunday #Chalkabration Poetry

It’s Sunday!   DigiLit Sunday is a Sunday post on literacy, an invitation by Margaret Simon, to share literacy strategies and tools for the classroom. This week’s list of bloggers: Sunday, Aug 31, 2014.   We also join Betsy Hubbard’s Chalkabration.   Continue reading #DigiLit Sunday #Chalkabration Poetry

#leadershipday14 Leadership – Be the Compass

It’s Leadership Day 2014, a call from Scott McLeod to offer insights for leaders in education. One topic of importance Scott addressed when he first started this discussion is “what it means to prepare students for the digital, global world Continue reading #leadershipday14 Leadership – Be the Compass

#clmooc #teachdonow Social Media PLN

Social Media and Ed Tech: Reflection on Professional Learning  1 What did your professional learning look like 6 years ago, and how has it changed?  Six Years ago, I was still a lurker on Twitter, but was a Saturday participant in Continue reading #clmooc #teachdonow Social Media PLN

#CCSSBlog Think Integrative Think Interactive

Common Core: What Works? On a field trip with my sixth grade students, we stopped at a park across the street from an ice cream parlor. As I walked back from the store to the park with the last group Continue reading #CCSSBlog Think Integrative Think Interactive

#nablopomo #nablopomoed Blog A Day 24 If only Professional Development

#nablopomo #nablopomoed  Blog A Day  24 If only… … all schools would learn this model, presented in this post, and the comments, by Tracy Watanabe Why? They respect teachers by empowering them to solve the issues regarding the school’s vision through Continue reading #nablopomo #nablopomoed Blog A Day 24 If only Professional Development

#nablopomo #nablopomoed Day 21 Learning Strategy

#nablopomo #nablopomoed  Blog A Day  21 A great strategy for encouraging learning is… collaborative groups.  There is one thing I like about the Common Core State Standards. That is that they expect students to work collaboratively to build understanding, share concepts, and Continue reading #nablopomo #nablopomoed Day 21 Learning Strategy