Using Cell Phones for Inquiry Based Questions

Using Cell Phones for Inquiry Based Questions

How often have you found yourself Googling for an answer to a question that just popped into your head? You search frantically until your curiousity is satisfied. Then something special happens… While you are mulling through the answer of your question, a new questions arises. Oh my… That next question brings a new search and…

3 Awesome Apps for Creating Multimedia Projects

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In the past year I have discovered some really great apps and programs that students can use to create some content rich multi media projects. I have attempted to share many different applications and programs with my classes in order to get them excited about project based learning. The use of multimedia as a medium…

When the Teacher Isn’t Looking

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While I was walking to my classroom today I was met with a pleasant surprise. One of my students from computer class approached me and said she wanted to show me something really cool. Since she was in the class I was heading to I smiled and told her I would love to see it…

Good Just Won’t Cut It

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The more I read about teaching strategies, follow blogs on teaching and attend conferences to better hone my craft as an educator, I am beginning to realize that while I consider myself a good teacher I have plenty of work to do in order to reach greatness. That’s right… greatness! However, what defines greatness in…

8 Friendly Websites for Elementary Teachers!

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Guest Post by Sabrina Walker Elementary teaching is perhaps the most difficult job for professional educators. It takes time and efforts before teachers get good at educating elementary kids. However, the modernization of technology has contributed significantly in the mobilization of teaching. By availing from these resources, educators can make teaching a lot easier. Now…

NJASCD: Inspiring Minds Want to Grow

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NJASCD: Inspiring Minds Want to Grow By Barry Saide (@barrykid1) and Billy Krakower (@wkrakower)     What inspired you to become an educator? For us, it was the opportunity to: work with children and their families to make a positive difference each day, continue our journeys as lifelong learners, and infuse a love of learning to…