Karen Mayfield's Top Ten Resources (+1)

Friday, September 25th, 2009

Starfall.com, http://www.starfall.com An incredible, free site dedicated to helping all children learn to read. Interactive stories and print and writing books to go along with them are high quality and engaging. Reading for Meaning, http://reading.tomsnyder.com/readingformeaning/index.cfm An Internet subscription service to improve student reading comprehension skills that targets skills often covered on standardized ...

School 2.0 – Check it Out!

Monday, June 15th, 2009

[caption id="attachment_432" align="alignnone" width="450" caption="Click the Image Above for School 2.0 Vision of Tomorrow"][/caption] Imagine the school of tomorrow. How would you design it? How would you integrate creativity, problem solving, collaboration, participation, and put all the tools together to help this happen? Explore the School 2.0 web ...

Social Networking Technologies in Education

Sunday, April 26th, 2009

Dallas McPheeters shares his unique and very important perspective on this topic. The struggle within modern society regarding the adoption of new technologies has been framed as a dichotomy between those who oppose its tendency to redefine culture and those who embrace it. However a new paradigm has emerged among the ...

SETDA Technology Report Released

Sunday, April 26th, 2009

The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) has released its annual National Trends Report, revealing new data on the power of technology to increase student achievement and describing the need to equip American children and teachers with the knowledge and technological proficiency necessary to make America a leader within the ...

ARISE and Manage Your Classroom Technology

Sunday, April 26th, 2009

Great article addressing technology adoption, management and innovation for education in the March 2009 edition of Tech and Learning Now that digital technology is an integral part of many of our classrooms, we have a new challenge: How can we manage this essential technology? How can we maximize the school district’s ...

Connecting with Kids Slideshow

Sunday, December 7th, 2008

Connected View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. (tags: technology students)

China Information

Friday, November 14th, 2008

China 2005 Photos 3500 pictures I took when I visited China for three weeks with 25 other teachers.  Pacific Lutheran University sponsored this cultural exploration trip.  We toured from Beijing to Xi'an then to Chengdu, floated down the Yangze river for three days and finally ended in Shanghai.  While traveling we ...

Lesley EARTS 6008

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

Course Overview What do I need to do for this class? 1. Read the pre-reading article before the first weekend and take the pre-class survey Due 1st Saturday morning 2. Participate with class activities Rubric, culminating in the creation of a multimedia portfolio key assignment ...