It's that time of the year....TESTING!At my site, the English and Math teachers test students while the other classes teach on a block schedule. This may not be a big deal for you if you already teach that way, but the transition can be tough for some.One of the best … [Read more...] about Checking for understanding by creating products
This past weekend my students diligently worked on their blog posts for the 2015 Student Blogging Challenge. I created an exemplar for them so that they could see exactly how their blog post should look like (which included embedding multimedia), and gave them the weekend to work … [Read more...] about 7 methods for embedding multimedia into your blog or website
Do you remember "The Monkey's Paw?" I love that incredibly creepy story with a powerful message: be careful what you wish for!My students just finished reading this story - with mixed feelings. They liked the mysterious mood of it, but HATE stories with unresolved endings! I … [Read more...] about #Thinglink Thursday!
On Tuesdays, I typically write about some kind of technology that the teachers in my school can use right away. This week I didn't get to that because instead I wrote a post about our 30 Goals group. So today is Tech Tuesday on a Wednesday, and I'm featuring Thinglink.I'd … [Read more...] about Tech Tuesday on a Wednesday…..THINGLINK!