Monthly Archives: December 2009

Europe

I’ve noticed an abundance of games, resources, and general knowledge about Interactive Whiteboards coming from Great Britain and Europe. I guess while we were trying to keep no child from falling behind, they were trying to enrich the learning for … Continue reading

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PETE&C

I will be co-presenting & I have a group of students presenting at the Student Showcase for PETE&C in Hershey in February 2010. I am so excited about both. My presentation is: Bringing Global Connections Home with Moodle. It is … Continue reading

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ActivEducator Blog from Promethean Planet » Just What Is An ActivClassroom?

ActivEducator Blog from Promethean Planet » Just What Is An ActivClassroom? tags: iwb I read a lot of stuff on the web and listen in on a lot of conversations about interactive whiteboards and all that jazz.  Sometimes I’m all … Continue reading

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Cultural Advent Calendar

Last year, my 6th grade students researched and wrote descriptions of how each of the Spanish speaking countries celebrate the holidays. I combined all their work into a Glog to create a digital, cultural advent calendar. I have to remember … Continue reading

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Using Glogster with Students

Starting to use Glogster Edu with my class felt slightly overwhelming at first. I had played around with Glogster on my own, but did not feel comfortable with much of the content. So I registered with Glogster Edu. As a … Continue reading

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Accepted to PETE&C

Our proposal was accepted for PETE&C 2010. So very excited. Just wanted to share the good news 🙂

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Facebook is a good thing

Yesterday I saw two different blog posts about the benefits of Facebook (blogs & other social media sites) for increasing student confidence when it comes to writing. Researchers Say the Social Web Improves Kids’ Literacy (Geeks Say ‘Duh’) Study: Children … Continue reading

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