Mike Romard on March 28th, 2008

Attending a workshop by Jeff Utecht who mentions our students are already computer-native social butterflies. Our goal is to build on this natural desire to create. Students understand the social connections, it’s vital we utilize this interest. Q1: How can you use Youtube to enhance your classroom? A1: Get the students to find the videos […]

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Mike Romard on March 17th, 2008

I offered to overhaul a webquest on the Silk Road for the fourth grade team. My original effort was four years old and some of my fun camel cartoons were in an old WMF format and would not display anymore. So after a few minutes of searching the Internet, I found this fun graphic tool […]

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Mike Romard on March 17th, 2008

The following is a compilation of ideas, concerns and suggestions for improving the blogging of our fifth grade students. Jeff Utecht joined the fifth grade team for the discussion. What is blogging? Why do we want students to use it? the writing is current – it’s where they are at they are writing to an […]

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