LeeAnna Hooper's Blog (5)

Virtual Reality

This week I spent time researching and exploring the use of virtual reality in the classroom.  This is a very new idea for me.  A lot of my time was spent on discovering what is meant by virtual reality, what that looks like in the classroom, and the benefits of incorporating virtual simulations into teaching.  As I researched this topic I found myself asking how can I use virtual reality in the classroom and how will it benefit my students.  I am not…


Added by LeeAnna Hooper on February 9, 2014 at 6:15pm — No Comments

Social Networking

This week provided me the opportunity to explore social networking sites that I can use in the classroom.  I also had the opportunity to look at how to prepare students to be digital citizens and the importance of emphasizing digital citizenship ideals.  After this week I have discovered that I have barely scratched the surface of using social networking in the classroom.  Today, I use tools such as Pandora, Google Sites, and YouTube.  After exploring…


Added by LeeAnna Hooper on February 2, 2014 at 2:07pm — No Comments

Acceptable Use Policy

The National Education Association has determined that an effective Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) contains six elements: a preamble, a definition section, a policy statement, an acceptable uses section, an unacceptable uses section, and a violations/sanctions section.  Jefferson County School District has written an Acceptable Use Policy.  This blog will compare Jefferson County’s AUP to the six elements that have been suggested by the National Education…


Added by LeeAnna Hooper on January 20, 2014 at 4:39pm — 1 Comment

Blogging About Bloom and Marzano

Bloom’s Taxonomy has become an important part of my planning process.  My school has a leadership team that works with an outside company to make instructional improvements.  Our current goal is to create objectives that require students to complete tasks at a higher depth of knowledge.  As a part of our training on improving depth of knowledge, we have done a lot of work with Bloom’s Taxonomy and have made it a regular part of our planning process.  Previously, I had used Bloom’s to plan,…


Added by LeeAnna Hooper on January 18, 2014 at 3:35pm — No Comments

Investigating Bloom's Taxonomy

Investigating Bloom’s Taxonomy…


Added by LeeAnna Hooper on January 15, 2014 at 9:28pm — 2 Comments


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