by Kathy Cassidy | Mar 21, 2019 | Making The Shift, The How of 21st Century Teaching, Voices
Is using technology in the classroom a bumpy ride? You bet, says primary teacher Kathy Cassidy, who’s gained a worldwide reputation for her work with tools and apps in the primary classroom. “But we need to begin thinking the way our children do. We use technology not just because it is technology, but because of what it can do. It engages us and helps us to learn.” Teaching is always a journey over rough roads, Cassidy says. But we master what matters for kids.
by Sharon Davison | Feb 21, 2019 | Less Teacher, More Student, The How of 21st Century Teaching, Voices
Blogging has created amazing opportunities for me to share my voice using an asynchronous tool to be transparent about what I am exploring and discovering in regards to learning and how technology can really enhance learning experiences for myself and my students.
by Kathy Cassidy | Jun 26, 2014 | The How of 21st Century Teaching, Voices
“While my six- and seven-year old students donâ€™t yet even understand the words ‘digital’ or ‘citizenship,’ they also need direction and support as they explore online spaces,” writes primary teacher Kathy Cassidy. “In fact, they need this instruction even more than their older counterparts.” Here’s how Cassidy teaches kids to be good (and safe) digital citizens.
by Kathy Cassidy | Apr 10, 2014 | Creating Global Classrooms, The How of 21st Century Teaching, Voices
Primary teacher Kathy Cassidy shares a year’s worth of ideas from her connected classroom about how to keep global learning activities in sync with curriculum goals and objectives.
by Shelley Wright | Jun 22, 2012 | Making The Shift, The How of 21st Century Teaching, Voices, Web Tools That Deepen Learning
I think blogging is the new persuasive essay. If weâ€™re trying to prepare our students to think critically and argue well, they need to be able to blog. It allows for interaction. It allows for ideas to be tested. And the best posts anywhere in cyberspace tend to have a point that can be argued.