Tag Archive | Edtech

Android Tablets in 2nd Grade – Pear Deck

Android Tablets in 2nd Grade – Pear Deck

I am always looking for new ways to use formative assessment in my classroom, so I was excited when I was introduced to Pear Deck by another person in my district. Pear deck allows you to create interactive presentations with built-in assessment options. It has the standard question options, like multiple-choice, free text (both short […]

Android Tablets in 2nd Grade – Lensoo Create

It’s been quite a while since the last time that I posted, so I figured now is as good a time as any for an update! I started piloting a cart of Google Play Tablets this January.  A coworker and I are sharing a cart of 32 ASUS Android tablets, which means that I have […]

Social Learning Summit 2012 Presentation – Building Real-World Skills: Increasing Collaboration within the Classroom and Beyond

For anyone looking for my presentation at the 2012 Social Learning Summit on April 21, 2012. Building Real-World Skills – Increasing Collaboration within the Classroom and Beyond View more PowerPoint from kjurczak Thanks for everyone who joined me today at the session!

2012 Social Learning Summit

Looking for an opportunity to connect with leading educators on the use of social media and Web 2.0 in teaching and learning? Check out the free 2012 Social Learning Summit, an event held in partnership with Classroom 2.0 and the Discovery Educator Network, on Saturday, April 21st, 2012. The theme of the conference is the use of social media and […]

iPad Apps and Instructional Strategies – Reinforcing Effort and Providing Recognition

This is the third post in a series devoted to integrating the instructional strategies discussed in Classroom Instruction That Works: Research-Based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement (Marzano, Pickering, and Pollock) into teaching and learning in a 1-to-1 iPad environment. While in no way a comprehensive list, these resources will hopefully give some ideas for how […]

iPad Apps and Instructional Strategies – Summarizing and Note Taking

This is the second post in a series devoted to integrating the instructional strategies discussed in Classroom Instruction That Works: Research-Based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement (Marzano, Pickering, and Pollock) into teaching and learning in a 1-to-1 iPad environment.  While in no way a comprehensive list, these resources will hopefully give some ideas for how to integrate the […]

5 More Free Digital Resources for Math Teachers

Last month, I posted a list of 5 Free Digital Resources for Math Teachers. Since then, I have stumbled upon several more to add to the list. Let’s take a look at five more great resources to teach match in the digital classroom! 1. Gooru is a search engine with more than 2,600 standards-aligned resources, called […]