Category Archives: CAIS COT

Exploring Coding in Kindergarten

This post is another in a series written by members of the CAIS Commission on Technology at their annual planning retreat.  I’ve been fascinated by programming with young children since I started my teaching career using Delta Drawing and Kinderlogo. … Continue reading

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Subtext – the Best eBook Reader App

This post, written by Matthew Winkler (South Kent School), is another in a series of posts written by members of the CAIS Commission on Technology at their annual planning retreat.  You’ve switched from hard copy books to ebooks on your … Continue reading

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The Power of Symbaloo

This post, written by Justine Fellows (Greens Farms Academy), is the first of a series of posts written by members of the CAIS Commission on Technology.  I have been struggling for years (yes folks, over 20!) with bookmarks and favorites. … Continue reading

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Use the #CAISCT to Connect with other CAIS Educators

CAIS educators want to use this year’s popular and successful Too Many Tools event to promote the use of the #caisct.  Taking advantage of the #caisct, Twitter conversations can happen before, during and after conferences and events. This practice will … Continue reading

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iPad as #dyslexiatech

Originally posted on The road to learning:
My students are amazing learners.  Seeing the growth they make each day brings a smile to my face.  They have struggled and yet have found the perseverance within themselves to tackle the challenges…

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A Tool for Advising

Our school is nearing the end of a search for a new student information system (SIS). As the person responsible for coordinating this search, I’ve done a lot of thinking about how a SIS can help teachers do their job. … Continue reading

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CAIS Too Many Tools Event A Great Success! – Here are the notes…

Too Many Tools Event Dec 13th, 2012 Sponsored by the CAIS Commission on Technology, Too Many Tools was a wonderful glimpse into some of the current technologies that impact classroom teaching. Google Apps and Formative Assessment presented by David Saunders … Continue reading

Posted in 21st Century Learning, Across the Curriculum, Assessments, Authentic Assessments, CAIS COT, Computer Science, Flipped Classroom, Homework, I-Pad, Lower School, Math, Middle School, Professional Development, Steps for Technology, Technology, Upper School, Web 2.0 Tools | 2 Comments

Don’t miss “Too Many Tools, Too Little Time!”

It’s that time of year again!  Time to register for the CAIS Annual Pizza Dinner!! Read about last year’s sell out event HERE! Too Many Tools, Too Little Time Thursday, December 13, 2012 Hamden Hall Country Day School Beckerman Athletic … Continue reading

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WebQuests: The Mini Flip

Originally posted on The road to learning:
The education world is buzzing with the idea of a flipped classroom.  I saw a wonderful presentation last spring at the CAIS Academic Technology Retreat that really got me thinking about what and…

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Good Food, Good Company and Great Learning!

Last week, the CAIS Commission on Technology hosted a sold out evening workshop “So Many Tools, So Little Time” at Hamden Hall Country Day School.  Modern Pizza (Famous in the New Haven area), dessert, drinks and learning were enjoyed by … Continue reading

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