Michelle | January 25, 2013
Yes, Yes, and Yes! Technology in the classroom is desperately needed. Having said that, check out our class blog once you finish viewing the video. Students weighing in on real world topics and using technology to do so. Click here to view the Class Blog.
Michelle | September 22, 2012
Many classrooms around the world are beginning to use Facebook as a way to teach history. Creating a chronological timeline of historical events on Facebook is a great way to engage students. Below is a video of how one school is using Facebook in their classroom.
Michelle | July 1, 2009
We have all heard that we need to use technology in the classroom to enhance learning, but the newest buzz seems to be about whether teachers and brick and mortar schools are even needed in the 21st century. In “Are Schools Irrelevant?” by Deven Black he poses this very question. This is something that I [...]
Michelle | June 29, 2009
This is a short video by Jackie Halaw on how to begin converting your classroom to a 21st century class. 3 Steps for 21st Century Learning
Michelle | May 22, 2009
This year I gave students in my class the opportunity to earn extra credit by researching the Holocaust and designing a project for the St. Louis Holocaust Museum Art & Writing Contest. 27 Teens Win 2009 Holocaust Museum Art & Writing Contest via kwout My students learned a lot about the Holocaust during their research [...]