I have been exploring the benefits of virtual classrooms, games, and simulations in a learning technologies graduate class. Anyone have experience with these technologies at the high school level?
I teach high school chemistry and have used a virtual chemistry lab for 2-3 experiments per year for the last four years. There are set labs that students can work on from a lab manual or they can experiment freely in a either an organic or inorganic lab with access to a stock…Continue
As part of a project for a Learning Technologies graduate class, I'm doing research to find out how teachers are using social media in the classroom. I currently have a closed facebook group and a twitter account that my students follow for updates, conversation, links, etc. The twitter feed is great for quick and short info, but the facebook group has been more helpful since it's a two way street.
Neither of the accounts require me to be friends with or follow students. …Continue