Category: EdTech

Thoughts on Touch-Typing

Desktops to laptops to tablets and smartphones, we’re exposed to all sorts of different input devices. The debate over teaching typing in schools is ongoing. My first computer course in the 8th was a typing class. A whole period. An entire 50 minutes dedicated to typing in computer lab.… [Continue Reading]

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World Education Games 2013

In February of this year I registered my elementary school in the annual World Education Games which brings together millions of students in some healthy competition to race against others in the same age category to answer math, literacy, and science questions.… [Continue Reading]

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5 Ways to Develop your PLN

I want to share with you how I use my Personal Learning Network (PLN) to help me grow as an educator. Having a PLN is about  joining groups and communities of people with whom you can connect, collaborate and contribute. Through them, I’ve found resources and lesson plans, learned new technology to integrate in the classroom, and I’ve asked for help and got back great solutions.… [Continue Reading]

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