EDTC 6104 Community Engagement Project- Enhancing Student Learning with Seesaw

When I first entered into the DEL masters program I had no idea what I was getting into. Luckily for me, it’s turned out to be a mind-opening and enhancing journey. This summer our EDTC 6104 course continued to shift my perception of technologies role in the classroom. Technology has the opportunity to enhance teaching […]

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Community Engagement Project: Amplifying Student Voice Through Flipgrid

For my Community Engagement Project this quarter in EDTC 6104, I have chosen to focus on creating a professional development on the power of using Flipgrid in your classroom. Flipgrid is a tool that allows students to respond to prompts by recording themselves and encourages them to interact with fellow students as well as with […]

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Tech Etiquette ~ a framework for building classroom community in a technology rich environment

Before students can learn within the digital age learning environment, the environment needs to be one that is community minded, with clear expectations that students have created, agreed upon and are understood in full, with routines that are second nature and where all students have engaged in creating a safe space for all to flourish …

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Digitizing Your Favorite Lesson

I hear from educators all the time that they cannot find the time to practice using all the new technology tools available, let alone collaborate around ways to utilize these tools in the learning environments they support. As educators, we are masters at making the most out of  ‘our 24’, but for time and sometimes … Continue reading Digitizing Your Favorite Lesson

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Community Engagement Project: Connecting with Parents Digitally

Background For my EDTC 6104 Digital Learning Environments class, I choose to create a workshop on Connecting with Parents Digitally …

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6104 Community Engagement Project Reflection

Background Our school started the 1:1 computer program ten years ago and extended to lower grades after five years of this program and initiated the digital citizenship class in the kindergarten leverage iPad as the digital tool.  I have worked as a tech teacher in kindergarten for three years. In these three years, my students experienced …

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Building Collaboration, Communication and Independence with Padlet

For the final module of our summer EDTC 6104 course, we were focusing on ISTE coaching standard 3. More specifically performance indicators e and g:   E – Troubleshoot basic software, hardware, and connectivity problems common in digital learning environments G – Use digital communication and collaboration tools to communicate locally and globally with students, […]

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Using EDMODO to its Fullest Potential

This week, we are focusing on ISTE Coaching Standard 3 Indicator G: Using digital communication tools to communicate locally and globally with parents, peers, and the larger community. Instead of finding a brand new shiny tech tool, I thought that I might dust off one of the ones I use already and see if it […]

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Community Engagement Project: Pair Programming in K-8

For my Digital Learning Environments Community Engagement project, I chose to develop a workshop on Pair Programming in K-8 classrooms. I picked this topic because I am excited by the research behind pair programming and its potential for making studen…

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Professional Learning Networks: Connect, Relate, and Create

The digital world offers many ways of connecting with fellow professionals beyond your typical day and location. Instead of waiting for the weekly professional development meeting or your planning period to connect with your school bestie, educators can access Professional Learning Networks (PLNs) and get suggestions, answers and numerous perspectives within a few minutes. Innovating Pedogogy (2016) … Continue reading Professional Learning Networks: Connect, Relate, and Create

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