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INDT 501 – Mini Projects II

This week I explored two technology tools I thought would be extremely useful in the area of social studies (my content area). First I explored creating a timeline. I centered my timeline around Henry VIII and the break with the … Continue reading

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INDT 501 – Week 9 – Mini Projects 1

This week we were asked to work on two mini-projects that use technology tools that could be applied in the classroom. I chose to use Comic Life 2 and Voki Comic Life 2 allowed me to create a comic book … Continue reading

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I just made a new Voki. See it here:

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INDT 501 – Week 5 Music Video and PLN

I have to admit and reitierate how much I dislike the world of technology. I believe there are some very good uses for it in the classroom, but I hardly have time as a graduate student to keep up with … Continue reading

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INDT 501 – Copyright and Fair Use

My original thought was to find an image of an amusing cat. I thought the image would provide my blog readers with a giggle or a laugh. People love taking pictures of their animals so surely I would not have … Continue reading

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INDT 501 – The Technology Matrix

The History of Technology in Education The Technology Matrix provides many examples for uses of technology in the classroom as well as simplified lesson plans for educators to re-work in their favor. The Matrix encompasses many ideas, however it is … Continue reading

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EDCI 506 Group Project

This video sums up the issues teachers face in preaparing students for jobs that don’t exist yet. (It is slightly outdated) What key ideas were stressed that we talked about this semester in the presentations? The key ideas that were … Continue reading

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EDCI 500 Formative and Summative Assessment

Assessment is a hot topic in today‚Äôs discussion about what is wrong with American education. Many people see the summative assessment (standardized tests) is an ineffective way to gage student achievement. These people often voice their like for formative assessment … Continue reading

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EDCI 506 Week 7

Article: Posted at 07:18 PM ET, 10/04/2012 TheWashingtonPost D.C. debates new high school graduation requirements By Emma Brown The Washington Post In the article, the author, Emma Brown frames a debate that has been occurring about the graduation requirements in … Continue reading

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EDCI 506 Week 6 Financing Education

Why is there so much concern over funding public schools in the United States today? The answer is simple. There is so much concern over funding public schools because parents want to ensure that their children are receiving the best … Continue reading

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