As educators tasked with teaching 21st century skills, how do we engage techno-phobic parents? I have had parents refuse to allow their child to complete homework on the computer. Whether it be…Continue
I’m not one of those people that always has to be right. I can easily admit when I am wrong (don’t tell my husband) and in fact, have even conceded an argument just to end it. Because, ultimately, does it really matter whose turn it was to do the dishes? Or that the wall color you picked out was actually burnt sienna and NOT red. So while it may not be difficult for me admit I was wrong (at least to all of you), it is, in this case, surprising.
Last year I had the privilege of…Continue
They say, whoever they are, that all good things must come to an end. In Judaism, we say, “Gam zeh ya’avor”, “This too shall pass.” But will it pass? Will it come to an end?
I have spent the past eight months on a mission. It was a mission to further my technological prowess and then incorporate my newfound knowledge into my teaching. I could be so bold as to say, “Mission Accomplished” but that implies a kind of finality that I am quite ready to…Continue
I have a found a new love! My husband knows about it and understands it is strictly an online affair. I have shown him my new interest and not surprisingly, he fell in love too! We are now both carrying on an affair. We have fallen in love… with Jing!
Jing is a visual tool that allows the user to record her voice as well as what is on the screen. You can use Jing to demonstrate how to navigate a website or even show how to complete a multi-step math problem. What…Continue
Research. In the days of yore, we would go to the library and spend countless hours among the stacks of resource materials. We would spend obscene amounts of money and waste reams of paper on photocopies. Then we would attempt to decipher all of the collected data into something that actually made sense only to realize that we were still missing some key information. And then, along came the Internet and completely changed the game.
The students of today no longer need to…Continue