Monday, March 6, 2017

Visiting Lincoln Elementary


We will be visiting Lincoln Elementary School in Cedar Falls on Tuesday, March 23 instead of holding class. We will meet in front of the building no later than 1:55 PM - We have appointment with Ms. Colleen Nelson, Teacher -librarian at 2

In preparation for our visit, please read the  following:

Evaluating Technology Use in the classroom (including the Prensky's article mentioned in the link )

Also, while looking at the resources (apps) used by students keep in mind the rubric we used to evaluate OSMO products. You can download the Education App Evaluation Rubric here,  or you can just look at the one I gave you in print

You will be required to create a blog post in which you will address the described in an assignment elements

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Week 1 : Getting Oriented :-)

by Nad

Welcome to the Creating Technology-Enhanced Learning Environments RWLD.

This is where you will find additional Readings, Watchings, Listenings and Doings (RWLD). This RWLD provides a simple method for sharing multimedia resources with students throughout the course.

Before we begin, however, It would be interesting to find out your learning style and technological prowess. I know that you probably did this in your Ed Tech and Design class, but it would be interesting to see if anything has changed over the years.

Begin by completing the ILS questionnaire below and then entering your personal information into the following surveys.

Surveys to Complete:

about The Leader in Me


Leader In Me is a philosophy based on the work of Dr. Stephen Covey’s book “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.” The goal of the Leader In Me is for students of all ages, even the youngest ones to understand that they all have the skills and essential qualities to become leaders.

Start by visiting the Leader in Me website

Here is the link to 7 habits for kids:
http://www.theleaderinme.org/information/what-is-the-leader-in-me/the-7-habits-for-kids/ 

And here is one of thousands resources I found on Pinterest after I typed Leader in Me. Look at this poster. Could you apply these skills in your life? How so?  Perhaps you can blog about it?

Finally, follow Leader Valley on Facebook to see what's going on in schools in the Cedar Valley:
https://www.facebook.com/leadervalley/