Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Mistakes are inherent in life and they are only a problem if we fail to learn from them.  If we have a growth mindset we understand that mistakes by students in the classroom can be used to teach everyone.  By looking at mistakes in a positive way, we can give our students the tools they need to become resilient, strong learners.

It’s a Mistake Not to Use 

Mistakes as Part of the Learning Process

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Friday, March 20, 2015

Developing a culture of collaboration will help you with technology integration in your classroom.  You can't do it all and working with the technology integrator allows you to focus on curriculum goals while trying new things in the classroom and an extra pair of hands never hurts.

Check out this article:

Creating a Culture of Collaboration 

Through Technology Integration

The Collaboration Cycle
Are you integrating technology in your classroom?  Do you know what tech integration should look like?  Check out this video from Edutopia!

Friday, March 13, 2015

Is Technology a Gimmick in Your Classroom

We are working hard to implement the 1:1 computing initiative in our district.  It certainly has had a couple glitches but it is amazing how well students and staff have adapted to make technology an integral part of learning.

Do you ever wonder if you are using technology well in your classroom?  Below is a link to an interesting article from ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) about how to identify good tech learning in the classroom.

Is Technology a Gimmick in Your Classroom?