Monthly Archives: February 2014

When It All Comes Together…

Synchrony.  We’ve all seen it as educators.  Oftentimes, it is the “Aha!” moment when a particular concept clicks with a student.  Increasingly, though, I find that moment occurring in my classroom when students are able to make connections among texts – and between various types of media.  Perhaps that’s the result of our students’ increasingly […]

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Socrative Vocab Caption Contest

My sure-fire way to bring laughter in the classroom is to bring in silly images.  Thanks, internet.  But one of the challenges of  any classroom is allowing students to quickly share the work that they’ve created, to further inform instruction and student understanding.  I’ve found that Socrative meets that need, by allowing students to share […]

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