No need for YouTube: You’ve got PBS LearningMedia! #SCEdTech

Presented at South Carolina’s EdTech conference. Build your flipped lesson library! With over 100,000 resources for students in K-12, PBS LearningMedia probably has you covered on any device! In this session, learn how to browse PBS LearningMedia by standard and prepare for your first flipped lessons with curated content from their site. Then, we will explore how to use Read More …

“Dissection Documentaries” come alive in the classroom (and on SCETV)

This semester, I have had the pleasure of working with one of our biology teachers on a semester-long “Dissection Documentary” project.  (Think Inside Nature’s Giants, but in the classroom…and with smaller specimens.)  Students in Bio II (mostly as seniors) study many species, families, etc of our green and blue planet.  In an effort to blend Read More …

watching humble sophomores interview an acclaimed author/producer = my #eduwin

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Gangs and Violence Awareness project

Last week, I helped to facilitate (note: not “teach”) a great #eduwin that was celebrated more by my students than by me as an educator.  After now weeks of working on our gangs awareness / My Bloody Life project, arrangements were finalized to Skype with Alex Kotlowitz, producer of The Interrupters (which airs on PBS tomorrow/Tuesday night). Read More …