Providing new outlets for your students to communicate through is something that all teachers should consider. At a time when career and college readiness are the buzz words being used communication will always be a key skill that needs to be mastered by our students.
#EdTech Thought and Recommendation
is a free site that allows you to create a chat room and invite people people to join your chat. Each message has a 140-character limit, like Twitter. The information discussed
in the episode originally appeared on DitchThatTextbook.com
by Matt Miller
), a high school Spanish teacher from West Central Indiana.
Tools/Sites mentions by Carina:
– Organize and Share Inspiration Like Never Before!
– formerly Read It Later!
– If This, Then, That – awesome automation tool!
Connect with Carina:
House of #EdTech VIP
Steve Figurelli – Mr. Figurelli has served the Edison Township Public Schools in New Jersey for the last 10 years. His work, at the local and state level, has been consistently grounded in the infusion of 21st Century learning and technological trends, classroom management, meeting the needs of a wide array of learners, and using data to drive instruction.
Through employing his expertise in the areas of professional learning communities
, inquiry-based dialogue
, and new literacies
, Steve’s activities and accomplishments in the field have grown to encompass every aspect of the learning experience. Steve Figurelli has facilitated multiple professional development workshops with a concentration on student engagement, research-based instructional strategies, educational technologies, and professional dialogue. He was one of the organizers of the first #EdTechNJ Conference
in October 2013.
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