Finding the time to write in a public space has been very difficult and I have been way out the loop and neglecting to read the many blogs I subscribe to. I am very fearful to look at my Google Reader to see all the many neglect blog post. January 3 of this year I [...]
Entries Tagged as 'literacy'
April 28, 2012 · 1 Comment · About Me, autobiographical
November 19, 2011 · No Comments · Disciplinary Literacy, Education Reform, learning, literacy
When can we begin to be honest about where we are at the moment! The four walls need to be broken down! Read on…. “ Malcolm Gladwell explained during a presentation at the American Association of School Administrators’ 2010 superintendents’’ conference that educators have worked within the safety of four walls that education has erected [...]
November 9, 2011 · 1 Comment · digital writing, iPad in Education
This is an overview of a classroom literacy project where students used iPads to create their own Digital Documentary. All of the student-created animal videos can be viewed at: http://vimeo.com/channels/animalproject. This is interesting until it reached the point where the teacher talked about the technology and the skills needed. We have move away from talking [...]
November 2, 2011 · No Comments · iPad in Education
This video features the process of students using iOS devices (iPad, iPod Touch) to help build reading fluency skills. Students in the classroom use “The 3 R’s” — reread, record and reflect, to help build meta cognitive behaviors to asses their own literacy.
November 1, 2011 · No Comments · iPad in Education
In this video you’ll see how a first grade classroom uses the iPad to learn literacy skills.
October 22, 2011 · No Comments · 21st Century
This too good not to share in my digital space! This is a good example of how literacy has change.
October 14, 2011 · No Comments · 21st Century, literacy, Miscellaneous
“Think-Pair-Share is a strategy designed to provide students with “food for thought” on a given topics enabling them to formulate individual ideas and share these ideas with another student.” http://olc.spsd.sk.ca/DE/PD/instr/strats/think/ In our most recent TAH workshops on Art, Music, and Movement in Social Studies it was noted that participants were talking while instruction was happening. [...]