I created my 1st screen cast in Windows Media Encoder. My screencast is explaining how to create an animal fact sheet in Microsoft Word. I decided to do this, because I will be able to use it in the future with my third grade students. I hope you enjoy it!
My screencast link:
The link to my screencast on the…Continue
Recently I read a journal called “Project targets new teachers’ tech use”, by eSchool News staff. This journal is about a new study that Indiana University School of Education is embarking on. This $3.1 million study focuses on how current and emerging technologies are being used most effectively in classrooms, and how best to prepare new teachers to use these tools. In order to complete this study Indiana University…Continue
I subscribed and listened to a couple different podcasts located at http://www.podcastalley.com/podcast_genres.php?pod_genre_id=7. Some of the podcasts that I listened to were called Grammar Girl, dansmathcast, learn HTML, and nature podcast. My favorite podcast out of these ones is Grammar…Continue
This week I read an interesting journal written by Evan St. Lifer titled “Reaching 21st-Century Learners”. The question that this journal discusses is “How do we change our schools from applying technology to “what we already do,” to being able to apply what we do within a “new culture of technology?” This question is so important because 21st century learners view technology not as a way to do…Continue
Below is a link to the podcast I created. For school each week I send home a weekly update to the parents telling them about current and upcoming events, weekly lessons, student of the week, tests, and additional information. I decided to make my weekly update into a podcast. If I decide to continue creating weekly update podcasts then my students and parents will be able to access the audio version of it on the school website. I hope you enjoy it!…Continue