Why We Leave.. .

I'm not gonna say a word.. just absorb what they're saying.. . and then, if so moved.. comment.

Using Yapp to Create a Virtual Field Trip

SUCCESS!!!  Several students and I downloaded the Yapp app I created for our field trip to the zoo this week.  In addition, a couple of our parent chaperones did too!  We took pictures and videos which are being uploaded, sent tweets to each other and interacted with each other as we wandered around the 35 …

Virtual Field Trips and the Tech Tools that Make Them Great

We're going to the zoo in a week or so. The reading teacher and I decided we'd integrate a lesson for the kids to do while there.  I'm starting to think I can get the social studies teacher in on this act too.  I'm a big fan of integrated lessons; the kids are better able …

Connected Educator Month!

Its time to check our "connectedness" quotient!  Every educator out there has a level of connectedness with other educators.  On various social networks, we all read, share, speak up and reconstruct the art of education for the better.  We are all reformers, we are all working toward a common goal.  We do this by connecting …