Thank you to partner educator Amanda Bickford for sharing this video about how technology’s being integrated into the Manchester Elementary Middle School classroom, in Manchester VT. It’s gratifying to hear directly from educators the difference our support is making in their classroom. Thank you, everyone, for a truly innovative year.
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A guest post by one of our partner educators, Jacki McCarty. McCarty is an educator at Harwood Union Middle School, in Moretown VT. “The resource I wish to share is THE STUDENTS and MY COLLEAGUES. Through encouragement by my colleagues I have taken risks with technology and found that the students can run with technology [...]
From the archives and still relevant today: Tarrant Institute director Penny Bishop reflecting on how schools can lead by embracing technology.
Students at Essex Middle School recently hosted a morning at the movies, and as part of the April 9th Celebration of Learning, shared their iMovie book trailers for The Hobbit, The Giver, Hostage to War, The Hobbit, The Amulet of Samarkand, Holes, Schooled, The Hobbit (v. popular book), and Cracker. As facilitator Lindsey Slan Halman [...]
Working through the Dorothy Canfield Fisher books with Edmodo: Warp Speed by Lisa Yee, Inside Out and Back Again by Thanha Lai, incorporating students into Edmodo, badging, book clubs and new scarves. It’s all in here.
The Tarrant Institute has recently begun piloting a trial of Badgestack, an online badging platform, featuring level dynamics, friending and hidden rewards. As part of a course they’re taking via Badgestack, Susan and Audrey recorded this Google+ hangout to talk about how Badgestack might work in a middle school classroom, and their love-hate relationship with The [...]
aka What a Lovely Gravel Path That Is. Audrey muses on the current wi-fi coverage situation at UVM while trying to place characters for an ARIS game on campus.