Amber Rupert
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Johnson University
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I am a student at Johnson University, working for a degree in Early Elementary Education.

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Let's choose Apple!

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 3:22pm 2 Comments

In my educational technology class we have been discussing the use of Interactive White Boards in the classroom. We read an article explaining why Apple TV and iPads trump interactive white boards. I happen to agree. I believe that Apple TV and iPads allow more interaction from the students. Often with IWBs, it is the teacher doing all the work. The students are not often allowed to use the IWB for several reasons, from the fact that they are really expensive to the fact that there are too many… Continue

Struggle

Posted on February 4, 2014 at 8:41am 0 Comments

Struggle. One word that carries some of the most negative connotations in the English language. But what if struggle can be a good thing? What if during struggle we actually learn? Maybe we should encourage struggle. Maybe we should challenge our students. A diamond is made under pressure, so can we use struggle to create diamonds of our students? I think we need to make sure that it is a healthy struggle, but I believe that in the midst of the struggle we learn more. We learn that we can… Continue

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