21st century teaching, Digital Citizenship, Nets-A, Professional Development, Tools

Getting Started with Digital Citizenship

  Since the beginning of time, rules and guidelines for behavior in society have been in place. These aim to provide order, peace, and respect for one another and for the common good. When each person is a 'good citizen' everyone benefits. The internet and easy access to the web has made this all-important task.… Continue reading Getting Started with Digital Citizenship

21st century teaching, Catholic Schools, Curriculum, Instruction, Engaged Learning, Assessment, Tech Leadership

40 Apps for the 4C’s of 21st Century Learning

Communication Facetime Skype https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/skype-for-iphone/id304878510?mt=8 Google+ https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/google+/id447119634?mt=8 Podcasts Audioboo https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/audioboo/id305204540?mt=8 Twitter https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/twitter/id333903271?mt=8 Lino https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/lino-sticky-photo-sharing/id416718906?mt=8 Linkedin https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/linkedin/id288429040?mt=8 EasyBib https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/easybib/id436768184?mt=8 Resume Builder https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/resume-mobile-professional/id517974972?mt=8 Creativity Flickr Haiku Deck https://itunes.apple.com/app/id536328724 SonicPics https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/animoto-video-maker/id459248037?mt=8 Showme Educreations https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/educreations-interactive-whiteboard/id478617061?ls=1&mt=8 FontArt Fotobabble https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/fotobabble/id353078443?mt=8 Animoto https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/animoto-video-maker/id459248037?mt=8 3 Minute Retreat https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/3-minute-retreat-enhanced/id364683715?mt=8 Doceri https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/doceri-remote/id412443803?mt=8&ls=1 Collaboration Dropbox Edmodo Ted Talks https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/animoto-video-maker/id459248037?mt=8 Groupboard Screenchomp Lecture Tools Socrative QuickOffice My Big Campus https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/my-big-campus/id464196976?mt=8 Cloud On Critical Thinking Khan Academy Mind Meister Scoopit Flipboard Digg Audiobooks Free Common Core… Continue reading 40 Apps for the 4C’s of 21st Century Learning

21st century teaching, Administration Technology Planning, Nets-A, Social Media, Tech Leadership

Emerging Technologies to Watch 2013

The newly released 2013 Horizon Report gives us a glimpse into the classrooms of the near future. If you are not familiar with this report, take a close look! How can our schools benefit from this report? All school leaders who focus sharply on emerging technology trends can effectively plan for what students need and how schools… Continue reading Emerging Technologies to Watch 2013

21st century teaching, Catholic Schools, Connected Educators, Connecting, Tech Leadership, Tools

5 Classrooms Hearing News on the New Pope

              As news unfolded recently about the newly elected pope, people around the world were in close touch with the news. Whether via tweets, television, live stream, text or other means, the word traveled fast! This Washington Post article discusses some means of media access and how it has… Continue reading 5 Classrooms Hearing News on the New Pope

21st century teaching, Catholic Schools, Connected Educators, Professional Development, Tech Deployment and Sustainability, Tech Leadership

5 Educational Sites for Learning about the Papal Election

As the Papal Conclave gets underway, the web is rich with sites and resources for teaching about the process.  Sorting through the sites for the most accurate and education ones can be quite a challenge. A number of good sites were shared recently in the weekly twitter chat #CatholicEDchat. In this post, I explore some… Continue reading 5 Educational Sites for Learning about the Papal Election