GooseChase as Teacher Inspiration

By |February 10th, 2016|

My son went to EdCamp NJ and learned about GooseChase. I finally had an opportunity to start playing with it this week and immediately created a free scavenger hunt. I can’t wait to see how it all turns out in two weeks.
Create a Free Account and Make Tasks
The fun begins when you create an account […]

Summertime and the Learning is Easy

By |June 30th, 2012|

I hope you’re enjoying some peace and rejuvenation over the summer months. I am writing to share some free and inexpensive professional development in New Jersey and New York. I will be at all of them, so please stop over and say hi if you attend.Three of the events are of the EdCamp variety. As […]

Handout Wordle

By |June 17th, 2008|

I’ve been seeing the Wordle website being thrown back and forth on Twitter and in blogs recently. Now that it is the end of school, I’ve decided to check it out with a handout I gave to teachers at a training session this past Friday.I think I stressed what I intended: web connections and moving […]

Part IV – New Tools

By |February 19th, 2008|

I intended to complete a write up of my time with teachers in the local alternate route program immediately following those training days. Life got in the way.I always felt very confident in my preparation for the class starting with the survey, moving into wikis, and continuing onto online professional development. In my original plan, […]

Part III – Online PD for New Teachers

By |February 12th, 2008|

The next topic that I considered very important for new teachers after seeing SurveyMonkey, a little delicious, and wikis was online professional development. Since I only had one two and a half hour session per group of teachers to introduce technology in education, I thought it prudent to share the possibilities of free online professional […]

Part II – Introducing Wikis to New Teachers

By |February 10th, 2008|

After the first part of the training, I moved on to wikis. From the delicious account, we clicked on the set of links titled mrsoro and chose the Training Space for Teachers link. It was my intent to create a set of links that the students could return to over and over again both on […]

Part I – Training Survey of New Teachers

By |February 9th, 2008|

Back on December 27th I put out a little call for help via the Twitter network. With the help of several extra eyes, I made some updates and put it to use this past week. Among my helpers were Patrick Higgins, Diane Cordell, susane, Chris Prout, Cyndi Danner-Kuhn, @lilhonda, @digitalmaverick, and @susant.I introduced new […]