Tag: technology

Digital Learning Share

North Reading Digital Learning: March 2017 Digital Learning Share

I wanted to share out some of the exciting teaching and learning happening in the NRPS in regards to Digital Learning. March was a great month with teacher presentations, technology enriched lessons and collaborative work between teachers.

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Recognizing Digital Learning Outcomes Are Skills for the Future

      Digital learning Specialists & Technology Teachers are challenged with keeping their curriculum relevant to the needs of the 21st century student. Our students’ immediately recognize the benefit these skills bring to their ability to communicate in today’s technology driven environment. On a daily basis I see students utilizing the range of technology resources …

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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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Instructional Technology Update- Andover High School-Grades 6-12 Daniel Downs Week of October 6th-10th 2014

This week began with a tour of Andover High School for a group of  Dutch Superintendents who visited to see how we currently integrate technology within our school. We were able we were able to make a video of their tour with a variety of different classrooms using technology. We  stopped in to the special …

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April 7-11 Instructional Technology Update Andover High School -Daniel Downs

I have been communicating with teachers around the building this week on how to use Baseline Edge software and complete the uploading and checking off of evaluation documents. This has benefitted teachers with helping them become more familiar with saving and storing important artifacts for their SMART goals. This learning process has been taken on …

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Mobile Application Curriculum: Intro to Mobile Development Platforms

Introducing students to the variety of common mobile development platforms is a great place to start with mobile development curriculum. The differences between these platforms and the available technology varies with the design approaches for each platform. It is beneficial to introduce students to: 1.Examining different mobile development platforms and their interfaces (Android,iPhone,Windows) and defining …

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The SETT Framework: Evaluating Special Education Assistive Technology-TIE Conference Holyoke,Ma January 2014

On January 14th, I had the opportunity to visit The “Technology in Education” Conference put on by the collaborative.org organization in Holyoke, Ma at the Kittredge Center at Holyoke Community College. It was my first visit to this conference and was able to benefit from the small focused presentations made by educators predominantly from the …

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Helping Teachers Place Their Materials Online: Phase 1-Instructional Strategies & Introduction To Tools

Most teachers when thinking about how to organize their existing content into a web based format play with a variety of tools and resources such Wiki’s, Edmodo or other District Based Learning Management Systems. When stuck in between these resources and still looking to have a web based presence for the classroom that offers the …