Tag Archives : Digital

ASCC 10: Digital Post Cards in the World Language Classroom

This tenth featured post in A Series of Classroom Connections comes to us from the French classroom of Joanna Porvin at Brownell Middle School. Introductory language curriculum focuses on the expressions necessary for day-to-day conversations. These topics require a greater context to fully engage learners. The virtual post card project expands students’ knowledge of the communities where their target […]

ASCC 08: Making Thinking Visible and Collaborative With Padlet 1

This eighth featured post in A Series of Classroom Connections comes to us from the math classroom of Devin Cox at Grosse Pointe North High School. Padlet is an app that generates a digital space for collaboration. Being a web-based app, it doesn’t require download, and it can be used in a variety of different ways from brainstorming to […]

Summer Personal Development Opportunities Through @BAMRadioNetwork

 This guest post comes from the talented Laura Fleming (@NMHS_lms) and is cross-posted on her World’s of Learning blog. Laura has graciously created a digital badging opportunity for educators who’d like to engage in some great radio-based professional learning regularly over the summer. Summer Learning Opportunities From BAM! Radio Network Shows For many educators, summer is the […]

The Social Media 411 For Parents, Educators, & Students [GUIDE] 5

There are numerous websites and mobile apps that allow users to create an account, share content, and connect with others. ‘Social network’ is the broad category to which these services belong. While the most well known of the social networks is likely Facebook, teens have been slowly making an exodus away from Facebook as more […]

Ten Digital Ideas to Consider at Your School This Week 1

This past week was the 2012 Michigan Digital Learning Conference hosted by the MACUL organization. The conference brings together Michigan educators and technology professionals to share ideas on what the latest and greatest in technology could mean for education. There were presentations by classroom teachers, administrators, tech “gurus” and technology vendors. The conference was an opportunity […]