How could Google Apps help you to be more efficient as an educator?
I have used GAFE since 2010. I realized the potential for collaborations outside our classroom walls. I realized that students will not lose or corrupt their documents. I realized that I could create a website for our school. And the best part; it was all FREE. It was a no-brainer! But, it did take the junior high staff time, about 3 years, to feel…Continue
Educator Free/Open Source Course
Last year I participated in an online course based on the book The Connected Educator, written by Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach (http://www.21stcenturycollaborative.com/the-connected-educator/). She was giving her book away as long as educators participated in discussions and reflections for each…Continue
This week focused on social networks and digital citizenship policies, concepts I use and stress in my lab and with my colleagues. I use blogs, twitter, Edmodo, and other social networks in my classroom in an educational setting as well as personally. I shared as many social networks as I could with the class so those who may not be as familiar with them could see how it’s used and hopefully apply one or two in their classrooms or personal lives. Social networks are a…Continue