ICYMI Tech Tuesday – Bring Your Own Topic

This entry is part 3 of 9 in the series Tech Tuesday 1617

On the second-Tuesday of the month, I host a regular Bring-Your-Own-Topic session on my Tech Tuesday rotation.  This has always been a great space to follow-up on prior trainings and also explore the complexities we realize after we go back and apply new learning to our classrooms. This week, I took a different approach by Read More …

Welcome to SHS Tech Tuesdays 2016-2017

This entry is part 2 of 9 in the series Tech Tuesday 1617

What is “Tech Tuesday”?  For those of you new to or unfamiliar with Spartanburg High School and Spartanburg Freshman Academy, Tech Tuesday is one of the scheduled types of professional development I offer.  I set topics for every Tuesday, and the sessions are offered all periods, 1-7 in room 101D of the Media Center.  Come by during your planning Read More …

A look at the second-semester Tech Tuesday schedule

This entry is part 10 of 20 in the series Tech Tuesday 1516

In sticking with the “strands” approach to Tech Tuesday, I have been able to successfully develop my second-semester Tech Tuesday schedule.  Our topics will again rotate around project-based learning (PBL), flipped learning, content-area strategies and the bring-your-own topic (BYOT) categories.  Here’s what me and my staff will be exploring between now and May on our Read More …

Tech Tuesday – Flipped Learning 200: 3 Free Options for Flipping With Your Mac

This entry is part 3 of 20 in the series Tech Tuesday 1516

Whether you want to flip a presentation, your handwriting, your classroom lecture or your use of an app/website, this session has you covered! In this session, rotate through stations and learn about tools built-in toMacs that help you create flipped videos. Agenda There will be three stations today during Tech Tuesday.  Head over to one Read More …

Tech Tuesday – Digitally Communicating with Parents

This entry is part 2 of 20 in the series Tech Tuesday 1516

This session is great for returning teachers and new teachers alike. We will be be reviewing parent emailing options in PowerTeacher, messaging/post options from Edmodo as well as updating your teacher webpages, which can be found at http://teachers.spartanburg7.org/schools/ Agenda: Socrative: Do you really know Edmodo?  Go to m.socrative.com and enter room AJBabcock7. After the Socrative quiz, find a Read More …

Welcome to SHS/SFA Tech Tuesdays 2015-2016

This entry is part 1 of 20 in the series Tech Tuesday 1516

What is “Tech Tuesday”?  For those of you new to or unfamiliar with Spartanburg High School and Spartanburg Freshman Academy, Tech Tuesday is one of the scheduled types of professional development I offer.  I set topics for every Tuesday, and the sessions are offered all periods, 1-7 in room 101D of the Media Center.  Come by during your planning Read More …

ICYMI: ComicLife Pt 2 – Illustrating Your First Comic Book

This is a post in my ICYMI (In Case You Missed It) effort to follow-up on Tech Tuesday trainings I provide to my school.  I will do my best to upload materials and a short tutorial video in case you could not get away during your planning period this week.  Below, check out a 15-minute recap on Read More …