Month: November 2015

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Hornet Card: “TIM” Matrix-The Technology Integration Matrix Tool

This Hornet Card provides the basic outline of the “TIM” Matrix for identifying different learning environments with educational technology. This is really a powerful rubric for evaluating a range of factors in k-12 technology integration.

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Exploring The “Technology Integration Matrix”

 This past week I was able to do my first classroom observation using theTechnology Integration Matrix (TIM). I have wanted to use this tools for a while to be better able to evaluate the classroom environment of technology integration.  This matrix always attracted me due to its ability to cut to the chase on how the student, teacher and …

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Hornet Card: Sortd Smart Skin For Gmail Organization

This weeks Hornet Tech Tip is the use of the Sortd Gmail skin to help organize your email into manageable to-do lists. This is a great tool because it lets you drag and drop your emails into separate lists. Check out the Sortd.com site and also follow us @digitalhornets ! The current version of Sortd is …

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New Opportunities In Digital Learning

One of the first things I realized when I came to the North Reading Public Schools this fall was that within each school were tremendously skilled educators and skilled Digital Learning Specialists who were prepared to assist staff and students with better integrating technology. The Digital Learning team has integrated a variety of technology driven …

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Digital Learning In The North Reading Public Schools-October 2015 Share

Link To Presentation        Link To Youtube Presentation The month of October has flown by in the digital learning team has done a tremendous amount of work with teachers across the schools.  At the Hood School Digital Learning Specialist Helen Kelly has embraced digital literacy with her co-teaching and use of the web-based tool …