Welcome to Global Collaboration Day event Global Tweets, #glbltwts! Join the Global Classroom Connections Committee on Thursday, September 17 at 11:00 EDT for our first Twitter Chat. Project/event description: Welcome to Global Tweets the GDRSD Twitter chat to share tips, tricks and experiences for creating Global Classroom connections. Whether you have experience with global classrooms … Continue reading Global Collaboration Day!
Having fun working with my colleague Alina on our Mobile CSP summer course. New to programming? Take a look at some of these terms. You may know more than you think. Talk to guidance about signing up for this AP mobile computing course semester 2 in 2015-2016.
Last week I wrapped up the Traveling Tech Tuesday and Thursday sessions in the Math prep room. What fun it was to visit all of the teacher prep rooms, guidance, and the main office over the last 5 weeks. In addition to conversations about classroom tech integration tools, I had the pleasure of getting to … Continue reading Tech Tuesday & Thursday
Alina Spaulding and I are taking part in a pilot course titled Mobile CSP or Mobile Computer Science Principles during second semester of 2015-2016. This course is designed to introduce students to computer science while preparing them for the AP CS exam. No experience is required! If you are interested in learning more, visit www.mobile-csp.org or … Continue reading Mobile CSP Course 2015-2016 School Year
In December of 2014, I was recognized along with 99 teachers from across the United States, as a leader in Computer Science education. Educators from across the United States traveled to the 100 Teachers Meeting in Washington D.C. for a 2 day workshop thanks to the National Science Foundation, NSF, and National Center for Women & Information Technology, NCWIT. What … Continue reading 100 Teacher’s Meeting
The Technovation Challenge offers great opportunities for young women between the ages of 13-18 as student collaborate, create, think critically, and communicate with the world while creating an app to benefit a local non-profit community. This global competition provides a full curriculum for creating a startup company, mentors, and other opportunities for young women. We are excited to … Continue reading Technovation Challenge @ GD
Jeannie Erickson and I decided to offer professional development for educators around the state as well as our respected colleagues here at Groton-Dunstable. Two of the programs that we have offered focus on web-based tools both of which integrate with Google Drive. On their own these tools are a great resource. Partner them with Google drive and now staff … Continue reading Professional Goals
Over February vacation, I had the pleasure of accompanying 32 high school students along with three other chaperones on a Service Learning trip to Peru. What a life changing experience for each of us. Some of the highlights for me included the culture, the people, the places, the history, and last but not least, watching the students transform as … Continue reading GD Global Scholars
Digital Portfolios are a great way for students or staff to collect evidence of their exemplar works. A variety of web tools may be used to accomplish this. Staff here at GDRHS, have already invested some time in ePortfolios using tools like Google Sites, Evernote, WordPress and more. My current tool of choice is WordPress. Mr. … Continue reading February 3 & 10, 2015
Today’s Tech Tuesday session will focus on Google Classroom. Do you want to save some trees? How about your time? Would you like to connect with your students using tools and resources that they are comfortable with? It sounds like you are ready to move your classes into a digital environment. Stop by the library on … Continue reading January 27 & 29, 2015