We are intensifying the quest to empower our learners by allowing the students to become contributors to their classroom learning community. Our model is Alan November’s six roles he outlines in The Digital Learning Farm.One of these roles is The Tutorial Designer.
"RANDA Solutions is pleased to announce the upcoming market release of their Teacher Observation app for paperless classroom observation via their patent-pending mobile device system. This announcement comes amid RANDA’s cross-platform app and system field-test pilots in seven K12 school and higher ed systems utilizing eight rubrics. Under the current pilot programs, RANDA’s iPad app has been named simply “RANDA Teacher Observation Pilot”."
" Facebook has added an incredible complexity to our lives and relationships for one simple reason: it is in writing. The courts have always put things "in writing" in higher esteem above word of mouth. Now that we are inundated with video, text, and photographs and a set of complex relationships - we end up with things "in writing" that are distributed far beyond our true "friends" into places that get us in trouble.
I don't have all the answers but am wrestling with this problem and want to lay out the facts so you and I can become co-travelers on this journey. I speak from experience, however, having two significant experiences under my belt with the school in this arena, know that there are things that I cannot say about situations that come in out what I share. It can happen because it DOES. This isn't theory."
hese free online apps make integrating digital media into the classroom, afterschool learning environment, or home both fun and easy. Users can also link to reviews about free online apps to read how others evaluate and/or use the tools.
Being a good online citizen means thinking critically about your behavior and acting ethically while online. Do you think about the consequences of what you say/post and do you treat others as you would in person? Topics for this category may cover one or more of the following:
Cyberbullying or online harassment Keeping a good reputation online Setting a good example for others or reporting bad behavior (versus just being a bystander)