So, What About the Auditory Learners?

My family thinks I'm insane.  I can open a streaming movie on Netflix, get it going, then minimize the movie, then insist they all be quiet so I can"watch" my movie in peace.  My principal thinks I'm not paying attention at staff meetings because I'm the one sitting in the back of the room, grading …

ET + PLC = 21st Century Learning on a Different Level

So, I took this class on teacher leadership and have a colleague taking a similar course this month and we got to thinking; why isn't there a professional learning community in this damned building?  His focus is administration, mine is educational technology, we know what we need to have happen.  We just need to find …

My Digital Story.. . (oh boy)

My SILENT interpretation of some very powerful words...(goes to corner to wait this one out)

One More Look @ Introversion: Digital Literacy and the Quiet Child

I wrote recently on how I use blogging to connect the introvert in my classroom  and have found it is making it much easier for my quiet students to connect to the lessons and participate with their classmates.  Something interesting is happening with one student in particular that I thought I'd share. "Mandy" is uber-quiet.  For …

The Digital Storytelling Experiment

My students just finished a unit on the Moon.  We took a field trip to the Challenger Learning Center in our community and we were astronauts and mission specialists.  We had a ball.  At the debriefing at the end of our experience, we saw a video created by the interns at the NASA Johnson Space …