Monthly Archives: October 2013

Primary Sources

Authentic instruction is key to any real learning.  The students have to be involved and engaged, and for that to happen, they have to see the learning as relevant to their lives (right now, not sometime in the unforeseen future). … Continue reading

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Science, and music, and health…Oh My! (and some other subjects, too)

I had recently downloaded a variety of apps that I wanted to play with, so today’s app review has no evident theme.  There is a little of something for everyone.  My personal favorites were Solve the Outbreak, and Constitution for … Continue reading

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Connecting with Parents

We all know that involved parents=better students.  The term “better” is relative to the situation, of course, but I don’t think anyone can argue against communicating with parents regarding their child’s education.  Technology makes it quicker and easier to keep … Continue reading

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Educational Video Resources #edchat #edtech #onlinelearning

We know that today’s youth learn in segments.  Short, concise, and engaging bits of information appeal to them more than the old lecture style of delivering information.  The media specialist in our district is a good friend of mine and … Continue reading

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