Purple Pumpkin Tech Super Smash for October 30th

Greetings everyone, With October 31st just a day away and Epilepsy Awareness Month starting on Saturday, I thought I would create some Tech Super Smashes for your Pumpkins in the classroom before the final one tomorrow. Here is list of how you can Tech Smash your Purple Pumpkin. 1. Create a set of QR Codes for your classroom. These QR Codes can be short cuts to websites about the Purple Pumpkin Project, Epilepsy, Stick Around Puzzles and Voice Notes. Print them out and put them on a pumpkin in your classroom and have students scan them. They then can write … Continue reading Purple Pumpkin Tech Super Smash for October 30th

Teach like a Pirate with Aurasma

Hello there matey. As you know for almost 2 weeks now I have been Teaching like a Pirate with my various lessons and I have been loving it. Well, I found out today there is a 30 Day Teach Like a Pirate Hook Challenge. Which means for the next 30 days can you incorporate a TLAP Hook into your classroom? Well, I’ve been doing it both on here and in the classroom and today I have a nice one. As some of you know, Dot Day is coming up and I have been working with my teachers to come up … Continue reading Teach like a Pirate with Aurasma

SAMR App Dice

Have you ever heard of the SAMR Model by Dr. Ruben Puentedura? The model states: The Substitution Augmentation Modification Redefinition Model offers a method of seeing how computer technology might impact teaching and learning.  It also shows a progression that adopters of educational technology often follow as they progress through teaching and learning with technology. While one might argue over whether an activity can be defined as one level or another, the important concept to grasp here is the level of student engagement. One might well measure progression along these levels by looking at who is asking the important questions.  As one moves along the … Continue reading SAMR App Dice