Category Archives: Technology

What’s New in Google for Education?

Google Apps for Education is transforming the ways teachers and students interact in and out of the classroom. Their suite of tools continues to grow and evolve seemingly every day, and it can be tough to stay current with it … Continue reading

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Technology Integration is the Messenger

For the past twenty-two years, I have partnered with teachers to integrate technology in the classroom. During that time, my partners have fallen into three broad groups with a corresponding range of experiences. The first group consists of those teachers who recognized … Continue reading

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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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We don’t give our students enough credit

Last Thursday, we had a Department Day, causing me to hold a second consecutive class online (Tuesday’s class was online because I was at Teachers Helping Teachers). Since there was a test Friday, I had made the decision to allow … 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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CAIS Colleagues Connecting with Twitter

There seems to be a strong tide among CAIS colleagues to connect with Twitter, and the upcoming week offers an opportunity for folks who are thinking of signing up to reap immediately professional development benefits. An interesting way for beginners … Continue reading

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My 60-Second Video for the Google Teacher Academy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MsfFYCecylI&sns=em This summer I hope to be accepted into the Google Teacher Academy to be a Google-certified teacher. This is the required video as part of the application. I tried getting a little creative with it. The required theme is … Continue reading

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NEW: The Green School Alliance is seeking 2 additional Faculty Fellows

Become a “U.S. Green School Fellow” and gain extraordinary insight and training through the nation’s premier week-long environmental leadership training program at the state-of-the-art National Conservation Training Center of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), in Shepherdstown, WV, just … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday WS! Follow Our Learning @the_wit_of_will

Welcome to our class project on Shakespeare. We are a senior elective class and decided to launch a Twitter account on Shakespeare’s birthday to share our expertise about the Sweet Swan from Stratford. We also want to harvest other insights about … Continue reading

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