Greetings all! A few weeks ago I asked one of DigitalLearn.org's creators (Jamie) if should thought it would be useful if regularly posted about the newest courses that go up on our site. I asked ahead of time because I don't want to be seen as 'spamming' this forum. She thought it was a great idea since all of the courses are free and many libraries and other tech training organizations are already using them to teach their students. So every month, I'm going to post a list of the latest courses in this discussion thread.
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'Teaching at a high-poverty school was different because no matter how fast or long I worked, I could not get everything done.'
Melissa Vee Rentchler 's insight:
As a teacher librarian, I empathize. I also see some teachers who have not yet grasped this. One must choose to not be a victim of these circumstances, be reduced to a hamster in a wheel trying to do it all. This is how the old ed system became great scope and little depth. Slow down. Reflect. Act on the reflections and change your focus. Do a few of the priorities with excellence. Even doing a few with excellence is extremely demanding as evidenced by past teachers Jaime Escalante, Erin Gruwell who burned out after a few short years.
Teachers really like the ability to display their iPad or their students' iPads on a projector screen. Projecting on a large screen is great for demonstrations, simulations, explanations, and showing examples. There are several ways this can be done in the classroom. Read the post for more information and for a handy chart.
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