This week we focused on social networking. This is the greatest challenge I have with incorporating technology into my classroom. In the beginning of the week, I posted that I was struggling in this area. Unfortunately, my peers were not able to give me any new ideas. However, my instructor was able to share a site called epals.com. Epals is a site for students in K-12 classrooms to meet and chat with students in other states or even countries. At first, I did not see how this site was any…Continue
This week we reviewed Acceptable Use Policies (AUP) for technology usage in the classroom. We then went on to create our own AUPs in small groups. Each group’s AUP was tailored to their general area of teaching.
Our first assignment was to create a Wordle based on our school and/or district’s current AUP, as well as any we found useful from…Continue