Category Archives: Classroom Excitement

Expanding the Use of Tech in the Classroom

As I began to think about my attempt to gain sponsors for Glass, it made me think about an infographic (at the bottom of this post) that came my way a few months ago. I especially started to think about … Continue reading

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Using Yelp in the Classroom

After a month of reading reviews from Yelp, Amazon, Spaghetti Book Club, and many other sources, my class has just begun to publish their own reviews. The very first review that was completed in our class was on The Fish … Continue reading

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Whiteboard Desks: Sharing and Archiving

I couldn’t include everything in yesterday’s post on how we use whiteboard desks, so today’s post will focus on two key parts of the whiteboard desk project: Sharing with other students and archiving for portfolios and later use. Sharing with … Continue reading

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Following up on Whiteboard Desks

I have had so much interest via Twitter and my blog about the whiteboard desks that I thought I would write a follow-up post before the school year starts up again. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the … Continue reading

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FREE iPad Apps in the Classroom

I said I’d do this a long time ago, so here goes my quick 5 minute post on the iPad/iPod touch in the classroom. I’m not near my school iPads or iPods, so this will be a quick top 5. … Continue reading

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A Quick Peek into my Classroom Layout

I noticed #4thchat today was talking about classroom layout, so I thought I would quickly write about mine. My classroom was packed and had many different areas until Jenna talked me into Feng Shui for my room. A basic bagua … Continue reading

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Saving Paper, One Desk At A Time!

On the eve of Earth Day, I thought it would be a fitting time to reflect on our newest innovation in our classroom: whiteboard desks. This is a project I envisioned last summer, when I had a three-day professional development … Continue reading

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