snapz-pro-xscreensnapz009.jpgAll this week we have been finishing up getting our middle school students on blogs. I love blogging with kids… they learn so fast and are like sponges when it comes to technology. I’m a technology teacher and what takes me 15 minutes to figure out will take them less that 5. It’s the nature of age and it’s the difference between being a Digital Immigrant vs. a Digital Native. Which one are you? I’ve learned to let the kids teach me what they know and learned to let it be okay that I am not the sole disseminator of information. Kids learn from each other, the learn from their parents, they learn from their teachers – I believe that we all work together, supporting each other. Age is not a factor in this equation – learning comes full circle.

I started blogging over three years ago – it was a personal blog and it got me hooked on technology as a means to celebrate learning and life! I started really blogging with my parent community last year as math teacher with this account and then created my professional blog a few months ago where I communicate with amazing educators around the world. Today I was curious about what I’ve been blogging about the most. As a teacher, I hope that I talk about my students the most and the learning that takes place in and out of school. A wordle is the perfect was to visually display this. The largest words are the most common words within my blog. I’m pleased that students and learning are a bit part of what I blog about! I think I’ll continue to take a look at wordles every once in awhile as a way to give me feedback about what I really think is important. Try it! Put your blog address in or create your own Wordle to showcase who you are and what you value!

Cross posted on From the Outside Looking In and U Tech Tips


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