Blog: July 2014

The Key to Quality Blended Learning? Ongoing Professional Learning

July 31, 2014
Attending ISTE 2014 in Atlanta, GA was an extraordinary learning experience and I am grateful that I was able to be part of it. We were exposed to so many incredible ideas and inspiring educators from across the country.
Professional Development, Alan November, Blended Learning, Graphite, Common Sense Media, ISTE 2014 Reflection, ISTE14, DJLN at ISTE

Blending Math Class With Student Buy-In

July 29, 2014
The single most important thing I came away with from the conference and the DigitialJLearning sessions is the daunting but real understanding that my role in the classroom needs to change.
Catchup Math, STEM, Math, Blended Learning, Differentiated Instruction, ISTE 2014 Reflection, DJLN at ISTE, Agile Teaching, ISTE14

Taking EdTech One Step at a Time

July 24, 2014
The ISTE Conference was an amazing and eye-opening experience for me. I am a change-of-career teacher. Coming to the profession late in the game, I assumed that I would teach math the way I learned math with pencils and textbooks and that's about it.
EdTech, Math, STEM, Blended Learning, DJLN at ISTE, ISTE 2014 Reflection, ISTE14

Using Flipped Learning to Foster Deeper Learning

July 22, 2014
I quickly discovered that one never knows from where a useful nugget of information will come. I learned from new acquaintances while waiting for a presentation to begin and from old acquaintances with whom I rarely have time to discuss innovation...
ISTE14, Flipped Classroom, DJLN at ISTE, ISTE 2014 Reflection, Blended Learning

Using Social Media to Give Students Voice & Agency

Social Media, Youth Empowerment, Student Voice, ISTE, ISTE14, Agile Teaching, Digital Citizenship