Neuroscience & Class Engagement: Strategies to Max Std Attention, Focus & Potential w @judywillis @learningandtheb

I had the opportunity to spend the week out at UCSB for a Learning and the Brain conference presented by Dr. Judy Willis entitled “Neuroscience and Classroom Engagement: Strategies for Maximizing Students’ Attention, Focus and Potential.” The Program Schedule Below you will find links to my full storified notes for each of the 5 (half day) … Continue reading

Human Geography Final Project Integrating @ThingLink @Weebly @Buncee to Help Students Demonstrate Learning http://wp.me/p1EGO9-mQ #edtech

I wanted to share a writeup of a final project that I had the opportunity to work with our Human Geography teachers on. Tech tools integrated into this project include ThingLink, Weebly, and Buncee. Ninth grade Human Geography students spent the last month of the school year analyzing how megacities (10+ million people) are transforming … Continue reading

Using #VideoScribe to Give Advice to the Next Generation of International Students @BullisSchool #edtech @VideoScribetv

If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you know that last year, around this time, I posted about a project that I did with our English Intensive teacher. We used VideoScribe to help students showcase their public speaking and presenting skills by creating a “Top 5 Pieces of Advice” video monologue for future international students. … Continue reading

NAIS Summit: Developing 21st Century Teachers & Schools #NAISDeepDive

Notes from NAIS Summit on the Science of Learning and 21st Century Schools, continued… Our second day of conversations focused on developing 21st century teachers & schools, presented by Marcy Singer-Gabella, John Katzman, and Russ Whitehurst. How do we engage in teacher-preparation over time? asks Singer-Gabella #NAISDeepDive — Stacey Roshan (@buddyxo) May 20, 2015 Prep programs need … Continue reading

NAIS Summit: Teachers & Teaching #NAISDeepDive

Notes from NAIS Summit on the Science of Learning and 21st Century Schools, continued… Our third and fourth sessions focused on: Teachers & Teaching, presented by Rick Hess, Joel Rose, Jal Mehta, and Carolyn Strom. Leaders need to reach out to teachers and let them inform the design process & curriculum building @rickhess99 #NAISDeepDive — Stacey Roshan … Continue reading