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”

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!”