K12 schools are slow to address digital literacy, says technology coach and teacher Jen Carey, when they view it as more content to cover – not a cross-curricular component of teaching. In this post she suggests a better way, with several examples from her history classroom .
Perhaps, writes school-based technology leader Jennifer Carey, instead of focusing our concerns on technology as a wonderful aid to plagiarizers, we should focus on its ability to foster creativity and collaboration, and then ask ourselves (we are the clever adults here) how we can incorporate those elements in our teaching and assessment.
PLP Voices contributor Jen Carey live-blogged the 3rd iPad Summit. In this engaging post, she offers a rich summary of what she learned, including links to other posts about key sessions and helpful related resources. A valuable read for anyone interested in mobile and connected learning.
Teacher and school-based technology coach Jennifer Carey is back with more ideas about how to use Google Drive effectively in your classroom. This time: Great tips on how to assure effective distribution and flow of student assignments.
Primary teacher & connected educator Kathy Cassidy summarizes the first year of one-to-one Apple iPads in her classroom of six-year olds. Cassidy offers a crisp summary of each aspect of the experience, with lots of great photos!
When students write and create documents using Google Drive’s word processing tool teachers can give feedback more easily and effectively, says Jennifer Carey, director of academic technology at the Ransom Everglades School in Coconut Grove, Florida.