Classroom Highlights

Amanda on November 18th, 2009

Tweet Tomorrow I have the honor of presenting at our school PTSA meeting which is solely going to be centered around one topic: technology. I love it when topics are so broad. Really, we could talk about anything and everything under the sun. What scares me a bit is that we are going to spend […]

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Amanda on January 19th, 2009

Tweet I love my teachers.  They are always willing to take risks and try something new with tech.  They are so positive and jump in with both feet. Over the past week, I’ve been working with our two 7th grade science teachers Mrs. McDaid and Mrs. Bugenske on taking essential questions to another level.  They […]

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Amanda on January 15th, 2009

Tweet While I was at the Apple Distinguished Educators training in November, we worked on our Wisdom Lost – Wisdom Found wiki and project in hopes that it carry through to our respective schools.  After sharing the project with my colleagues, we decided to model the Journeys Heritage Project after Wisdom-Lost, Wisdom-Found.  The Enduring Understanding […]

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Amanda on December 19th, 2008

Tweet I am constantly amazed by the students in our schools.  We’ve all heard the age old adage, “If you give an inch, they’ll take a mile…”  Well, we have our 8th graders an inch and many of them took it the mile.  Over the past month, students have been creating their own Environmental NGO.  […]

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