21st century teaching, Curriculum, Instruction, Engaged Learning, Assessment, Nets-A, OnetoOne, Online Learning, Tech Leadership

Web Tools for Learning

Web Tools ShowcaseView more presentations from ncaramanico. I enjoyed working with teachers this week in West Chester discussing learning in the 21st Century, NETS Standards and sharing the Tpack Model and some online tools to enhance lessons in their classrooms. These teachers are in classrooms where students have access to one to one netbooks daily… Continue reading Web Tools for Learning

21st century teaching, Administration Technology Planning, Digital Citizenship, Nets-A, Stakeholders and Community, Tech Leadership, Tools, Uncategorized

15 Digital Citizenship Resources for Schools

For School Leaders, Teacher Leaders and Families Web These sites have resources for teaching Digital Citizenship in the classroom Common Sense Media http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators Netsmartz - http://www.netsmartz.org/educators Be Cyber Wise - http://www.cyberwise.org/ Digital Citizenship Site http://www.digitalcitizenship.net/ Yahoo Safely http://safely.yahoo.com/ Cable in the Classroom http://www.ciconline.org/DigitalCitizenship FOSI Family Online Safety Institute http://www.fosi.org/ Blogs These blogs address topics around… Continue reading 15 Digital Citizenship Resources for Schools

21st century teaching, Administration Technology Planning, Connecting, Nets-A, Professional Development, Stakeholders and Community, Tech Deployment and Sustainability, Tech Leadership

Educational Technology Lessons from Steve Jobs

A New Teacher's Classroom Walls When I first entered the classroom as an elementary school technology teacher in 1997, I was given a set of posters. As any new teacher would be, I was happy to have some posters to decorate my classroom. Would they be pictures of computers? of technology? Great! Would they be… Continue reading Educational Technology Lessons from Steve Jobs

21st century teaching, Administration Technology Planning, Connecting, Nets-A, OnetoOne, Online Learning, Professional Development, Tech Leadership

Planning for One to One Laptops and BYOD

If you were taking a long awaited trip, how far in advance would you begin planning? A year, three months, one month? You'd surely want to make sure that is enjoyable, worthwhile and that your trip is just what you had envisioned. You would plan well in advance. What if you are implementing new technologies… Continue reading Planning for One to One Laptops and BYOD

21st century teaching, Administration Technology Planning, Catholic Schools, Connecting, Nets-A, Presentations, Professional Development

Professional Learning and Social Networking

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself. (Galileo Galilei) In order for educators to keep up with the latest and most effective classroom practices and technologies ongoing professional learning is essential. Professional development has always played an important role in education. However, professional development has an entirely… Continue reading Professional Learning and Social Networking

21st century teaching, Connecting, Nets-A, Tech Leadership

Social Media Counter and What Counts

The only constant is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be. — Isaac Asimov Below is Gary Social Media Counter. It counts social… Continue reading Social Media Counter and What Counts