How to Learn New Tech
Many educators feel overwhelmed by new technology and may feel apprehensive when it comes to adopting it in the classroom. But I’m here to make the case that learning to use technology and employing it as part of your curriculum is actually easier than ever. Way easier.
Connected Learning Manifesto – add your thoughtsAs part of Connected Educator Month, we will be sponsoring all sorts of events, activities, and free content to show you the how and the why of being a connected educator. One of the projects we’d like to see grow and grow is our brand new Connected Learning...
Teaching Poetry the Connected Way
Students use Google Docs to write their poems. They use the GDocs sharing function to share their poem documents with me and some of their classmates (if they choose). I read their poems (from anywhere at anytime), give them one specific comment, and offer one constructive suggestion to improve their poem that I hope also adds to their poetry writing repertoire. Then we share in VoiceThread to a public audience.