Tarrant Institute professional development coordinator Susan Hennessey discusses the current and future possibilities of online badging and digital portfolios for alternative credentialing.
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Brought to you by the inimitable Susan Hennessey, who shows here how you can use the Chrome browser extension Kaizena to add voice comments and link students to video resources on a sample writing assignment. Best part: you can assemble a library of video resources and shoot out your favorites over and over. Anyone […]
Some fantastic Friday reading: Over at AMLE Magazine, TIIE director Penny Bishop and associate director John Downes are talking about the power of teaming in supporting successful technology integration in schools: Today’s middle school teams use a wide range of technology tools to achieve six important goals: to develop their teacher team; to design […]
One way I know for sure an app has potential to transform classroom practice is when, with minimal introduction and little prep time, a whole team of teachers adopts it and launches its use.
Over at Curat.ivity, TIIE professional development coordinator Susan Hennessey is blogging about how to take the huge flow of informational text and current events news and find ways to customize it for individual users. “One-size-fits-all has no place in our classrooms, given the ready access we have to digital tools that support differentiation, which […]
Sixth grade math educator Laura Botte explains how she’s using a simple Google form to make it easier for students to talk about what’s on their minds.
PAML 6th grade educator and all-around good egg Joe Speers returns to the blog to with another #1minutehowto, this time on how he’s using Google Docs to reinforce the difference between formal and informal writing with his students. Joe previously showed us how his students use Corkulous to create vocab flashcards, and how he […]
It’s PAML 6th grade educator Joe Speers, of course! And he’s here to explain how his students are using Explain Everything to share the Best Part Of My Week with their families. Joe previously showed us how his students use Corkulous to create vocab flashcards, and how he uses Google Drive to organize student work.
Edmunds Middle School teachers, students and district technologists were on Commissioner’s Corner last night , talking about their experiences designing mobile iOS games with ARIS and the Echo Museum. We’re proud to say we knew them way back when. If you’re interested in hearing from Laura Botte and Katie Wyndorf about this project, they’ll be […]