KSA #05 Differentiation · KSA #06 Planning · KSA #07 Student Needs · KSA #09 Instructional Strategies · KSA #10 Technology · KSA #11 Assessment

The Exit Slip: An Assessment Tool in Need of a New Look

How many of you use the exit slip as your go to formative assessment piece? Teachers use the exit slip often to formatively assess student understanding of the concepts that were taught during the days lesson. Now, I wonder does anybody get bored of handing out exit slips to students? I know that when I… Continue reading The Exit Slip: An Assessment Tool in Need of a New Look

KSA #09 Instructional Strategies · KSA #10 Technology · KSA #15 Professional Learning

Instagram: Could it be used to Enhance Student Learning?

Currently I am on vacation in the beautiful Halifax, Nova Scotia. In my backpack I packed my digital camera – relatively small, light weight, takes great photos – and in my pocket I keep my phone – contains my life, takes decent photos. On Friday, I was touring around Halifax taking in all the wonderful… Continue reading Instagram: Could it be used to Enhance Student Learning?

ED4764:The Internet and Education · KSA #07 Student Needs · KSA #09 Instructional Strategies · KSA #10 Technology

Social Networking: It Belongs in the Classroom

Perhaps the title of this post is bold, but I strongly believe in the use of social media and social networking (including, but not limited to, Twitter, YouTube, Skype, Scoop.it etc.) in the classroom to promote learning. I recognize that social media and social networking are nothing more than another tool in a pool of… Continue reading Social Networking: It Belongs in the Classroom

KSA #05 Differentiation · KSA #06 Planning · KSA #07 Student Needs · KSA #09 Instructional Strategies · KSA #10 Technology · KSA #15 Professional Learning · KSA #16 Vision of Teaching

Mobile Learning with Blooms Taxonomy & the Pedagogy Wheel

A friend of mine, Jen Smith, shared this fantastic resource with me today that I felt I needed to share with you! This resource links apps and activities to learner objective verbs and the levels of Blooms Taxonomy. Please take a moment to visit the resource containing the “Mobile Learning with Blooms Taxonomy & the… Continue reading Mobile Learning with Blooms Taxonomy & the Pedagogy Wheel