Empowering Students With Choice #Aprilblogaday

This month, I have decided to participate in the #Aprilblogaday challenge. To help with topics, I am using the prompts provided by Meredith Towne (@BklynMeredith) a teacher in Brooklyn, NY. Today’s prompt is: How do you integrate student choice into Continue reading Empowering Students With Choice #Aprilblogaday

21 Things – Rocking Out Your Class or School

I listen to a number of podcasts and have read many articles on beginning a podcast. Many of the podcasts and articles suggest utilizing Garage Band ($4.99), a music creation and recording app, to begin creating a podcast.  Until this Continue reading 21 Things – Rocking Out Your Class or School

21 Things – Engaging Students with Talking Face Apps

Humor can be very helpful in getting students engaged in the learning process. One particularly humorous way to involve students is through talking face or picture apps. Using an app, like ChatterPix Kids or YakIt Kids, to create talking pictures Continue reading 21 Things – Engaging Students with Talking Face Apps

21 Things – Changing Things with a Talking Avatar

The first day of the new school year is usually spent going over the classroom and school rules and classroom processes. Students and the teacher end up frustrated with the amount of time spent discussing or explaining rules andd processes.  Continue reading 21 Things – Changing Things with a Talking Avatar