#WVSTC16

The West Virginia Statewide Technology Conference is fast approaching. If you haven’t yet registered, there is still time. The conference runs from Tuesday July 19 through Thursday July 21 in Morgantown, WV at the Waterfront Conference Center. Personally, I will be presenting in a few sessions at the conference and would love to get some … Continue reading “#WVSTC16”

Huntington Middle School hosts Conversation Cases from Common Sense Education

Huntington Middle School is excited to be continuing the Connecting Families program from Common Sense Education. This ongoing parent engagement program encourages community conversations about our kids’ digital lives, offering parenting tips for helping our children thrive in the future. Each session will consist of several separate conversations on various topics that are of interest … Continue reading “Huntington Middle School hosts Conversation Cases from Common Sense Education”

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”

Graphite: Finding Quality, Reviewed Digital Tools for Your Classroom

Common Sense Media (http://www.commonsensemedia.org) has been working to provide parents and families with the information they need to make decisions on the appropriate media for their consumption.  They have been providing reviews for movie, books, television shows, games, apps, and music since 2003.  Their education wing has recently released their new site that does something … Continue reading “Graphite: Finding Quality, Reviewed Digital Tools for Your Classroom”

Common Sense Media

In my role as a Technology Integration Specialist (TIS), I have come across a lot of really outstanding resources during this school year.  Resources like GradeCam (http://www.gradecam.com) help to make the lives of teachers easier with their innovative ideas and intuitive interface. Rarely do I see a resource come along though that provides teachers with … Continue reading “Common Sense Media”