Blogging: a way for students to collaboratively engage in real world experiences

By Christine Bean Kotuby (@mhhsmsbean) Why Blog? Blogging provides students with a way to amplify their voice in topics that interests them. Implementing Blogging in the Classroom: In my high school science classes, students have a separate google classroom that they use as a hub to communicate with each other in a safe, respectful manner. … Continue reading Blogging: a way for students to collaboratively engage in real world experiences

Mt. Hope High School IT Student Help Desk: Authentic, Connected Learning in Action

By Laura Cabral (@BiblioEDtech)  It has been approx. 3 months since the launch and “soft opening” of the IT Student Help Desk at Mt. Hope High School! A cross between Apple’s “Genius Bar” and Best Buy’s “Geek Squad,” six students staff the desk, open 3+ hours of the school day and frequently after school. Trained … Continue reading Mt. Hope High School IT Student Help Desk: Authentic, Connected Learning in Action

Differentiated Instruction in Math Workshop with FlipGrid

By Susan Castigliego (@SusanCast7) Brief description of my rotation model: Students in my class have been doing a three station rotation in math workshop from the beginning of the year.  The three stations include a core teacher directed station, a digital instruction station, and an independent station. Each station would go for 15-20 minutes. This … Continue reading Differentiated Instruction in Math Workshop with FlipGrid

Student Led Learning on National Digital Learning Day

By Jennifer Crandall (@teachercrandall)  Context: Student Led Digital Learning celebrates the use of digital technology in learning and demonstrates leadership skills. This experience path is for all students who are driven and want to take on a challenge to teach their peers technology. Students focus on one topic and work in small groups to prepare … Continue reading Student Led Learning on National Digital Learning Day

Students Taking Accountability for Assessment Readiness

By Caitlin Booth (@mhhsMsBooth) & Wayne Lima (@limawMHHS.) Problem: The race against the clock is a constant in the classroom when trying to balance curriculum goals and student mastery.   Setting: High School Algebra Classroom Question to be answered: How do you scaffold your classroom so that students are receiving needed support while pushing students to … Continue reading Students Taking Accountability for Assessment Readiness