Huntington Middle School Implements Common Sense Education’s Connecting Families Program

  In September of 2014, Huntington Middle School (HMS), in Huntington, WV, began plans for our yearly Title I Parental Outreach programs.  Following contact with Mr. Jason Jackson, WV Education Manager for Common Sense Education, HMS chose to kick off our work for the school year with the Connecting Families Program.  Connecting Families is a … Continue reading “Huntington Middle School Implements Common Sense Education’s Connecting Families Program”

Using iMovie in the Content Classroom

Apple’s iMovie provides a tremendous tool for teachers to allow their students to express themselves and their creativity in the classroom.  There are lots of ways in which teachers can use iMovie to enhance what they are doing in their classroom. Recently I delivered a professional development session at Cabell County Schools‘ R3 Technology Institute … Continue reading “Using iMovie in the Content Classroom”

Pecha Kucha, What a Novel Idea!

As I was doing research and preparing for an upcoming professional development session I will be presenting at the end of July, I came across something that I was completely unfamiliar with.  The Pecha Kucha Presentation. The name stuck out to me so much that I had to investigate it further.  In that investigation I … Continue reading “Pecha Kucha, What a Novel Idea!”

WVDE WebTop YouTube Video Whitelist

A colleague of mine, Mr. Jason Jackson at Huntington East Middle School, recently created a video that shows teachers how to use the WVDE WebTop to request a video be Whitelisted for access through the state computer network. You can watch the clip here, or click more to see it embedded on this post. Not … Continue reading “WVDE WebTop YouTube Video Whitelist”