Top 10 in 10 Series: Web 2.0 Tools 5/10

For the past 8 months, I have been introduced to and have used many Web 2.0 Tools – personally, with my staff and school, and with my students.  I would like to briefly share some of the Web 2.0 tools I have used the most this year. This is a very brief list of anContinue reading “Top 10 in 10 Series: Web 2.0 Tools 5/10”

Inspiring Educators and Great Pro-D.

Currently, our school has 10 iPads.  We have also ordered another 28 (which I am kind of kicking myself now about since the iPad3 will be out in a matter of days). When these arrive, we will have a full 30-iPad-syncing cart and 8 additional iPads for non-enrolling teachers and support staff.  Each of ourContinue reading “Inspiring Educators and Great Pro-D.”

David Warlick Preview

David Warlick (@dwarlick), author of blog 2 Cents Worth, is visiting our district tomorrow for the second time this year. In October, he talked to us during one of our Engaging the Digital Learner evening sessions.  His session was entitled, “Cracking the Code of 21st Century Learners”.  Indeed, something we need to do. Together. IContinue reading “David Warlick Preview”

Powerful Collaboration

A couple Monday’s ago, we provided one of our Grade 1 teachers with the opportunity to visit another Grade 1 teacher in our school district. She was going to observe the teacher doing morning routines, Guided Reading, calendar, math and everything else that happens before lunch. As a result, my principal and I had theContinue reading “Powerful Collaboration”

Engaging the Digital Learner – Part 1

The first night of the Engaging the Digital Learner dinner series planned by our District Helping Teachers was this past Thursday night (September 29).  What a great event! It was a full house (well over 100 people), full of excited, enthusiastic, and caring educators (teachers, administrators, district staff and senior management) who want to makeContinue reading “Engaging the Digital Learner – Part 1”