ICYMI Tech Tuesday – Flipped Learning 419- Small-Group Differentiated Instruction in Edmodo

This entry is part 18 of 20 in the series Tech Tuesday 1516

Ready to steer small groups of students toward mastery? In this session, we will explore how to use Edmodo to assign different videos to small groups at different skill sets. Imagine teaching three lessons at the same time, all without extra staff in the room! It’s not mini-me, it’s Edmodo-me times three! Wrap-up In the 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 …

Accessibility is the new ability on MacBook Airs: Working with students who have visual impairments

Since the roll-out of MacBook Airs to students across my school, I have tried to carve out some time each week to check in on our students from the state’s school for the blind, who take coursework on our campus. The state’s school for the blind is a residency campus that teaches students across the Read More …

Contention 1 for @newtechnetwork #echoAV | Value of “talk” in feedback and assessment

In my quest for generating more authentic feedback in writing, I often find myself drawn to conversations, whether they are synchronous or asynchronous.  We know our pedagogy is strengthened by feedback that helps students grow, understand and better communicate their thoughts or work products.  When we hold writing conferences, we realize a truth that we may Read More …