Green screens, once a staple of any special effects film studio, are now becoming an exciting and realistic addition for any digital classroom. But where to begin?With a digital camera, a green backdrop, and a simple green-screen app or movie editing software, any student can incorporate this techno
If you haven’t heard of Genius Hour or 20% time in the classroom, the premise is simple: Give your students 20% of their class time (or an hour each wee
Inge Wassmann's insight:
We are excited to embark on this journey this year with some of our classes! We use 'Launch' by John Spencer and A.J. Juliani as one of our resources. Some of our classroom teachers, together with one of our innovation coaches, want to incorporate it in their classroom. Also, a special team consisting of the librarian (media specialist), Fab Lab coordinator, and the innovation coach will work with grades 4 and 5 to implement passion projects.
Apple recently released a set of guidebooks to help educators implement iPads and iOS apps into school curriculum. Apple remains the leader in innovation in education with the best hardware and software for teachers and students. (Find out how the iPad is beating the Chromebook in education.) The new “starter guides” are available through Apple’s […]
Inge Wassmann's insight:
Incredibly helpful! Can't wait to use some of these, even though we have been a 1:1school for the past 5 years.
Anyone who follows my work knows that I am passionate about creating makerspaces that are unique to individual school communities. I have said many times that: No two makerspaces should be exactly alike, because no two school communities are exactly alike. All too often, school districts just replicate what others are doing or base their decisions …
4 Questioning Strategies For Effective & Thoughtful Teaching by Paul Moss This is the first article in a series of 4 discussing strategies to assist in becoming a better teacher. Each article is based around a poster that I have up in my classroom, with each poster having 4 sections that deal with a [...]
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