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