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Rethinking Assessment: Digital Portfolios with @PaulSolarz

In this episode, Paul Solarz discusses how his fifth grade students are using digital portfolios to demonstrate their learning. This episode is a MUST view to get ideas on how to get started with digital portfolios in your class. Follow Paul on Twitter @PaulSolarz Paul Solarz teaches fifth grade in Chicago, Illinois.  Paul is a National-Board […]

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AppSmashing and More with @MrBadura

  Name: Craig Badura Twitter Handle: @mrbadura Blog http://comfortably20.blogspot.com/ Link to DC Kit Link to #appsmash4 Challenge Link to Empowering Student with District Twitter Account Link to about.me page http://about.me/cbadura Bio: I am the pK-12 Integration Specialist for Aurora Public Schools in Aurora, Nebraska.  We are a 1:1 iPad school in grades 6-12 and have […]

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Digital Portfolios in the Primary Classroom with @kathycassidy

Kathy Cassidy has been a pioneer  leading the way with student digital portfolios. In this episode, she discusses how she gets her grade one students to create digital portfolios using edublogs. This practical EduSlam will help you get started on using Student Digital Portfolios with your students! Kathy Cassidy’s Bio: Elementary teacher in Moose Jaw, […]

The Power of Blogging and Quality Comments with Linda Yollis

The Power of Blogging and Quality Comments with Linda Yollis

This will go down as one of our best EduSlams ever! Linda Yollis is one of the best educators Tanya and I have ever met! In this episode, she will talk about how important both blogging and commenting our for our students. She will EduSlam how to teach and reinforce quality commenting skills, how she […]

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Thinglink as a Formative Evaluation Tool with @PaulSolarz

In this episode, Paul Solarz discusses how his fifth grade students are using Thinklink to demonstrate their understanding of classroom discussion and content. Thinglink is an online tool that helps you create and discover rich images. Students using Thinklink are able to make there images come alive by using with music, video, text, images, shops and more! […]

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App Speed Dating with @MsMagiera

App Speed Dating with @MsMagiera Episode 18: App Speed Dating with Jennie Magiera In Episode 18 Jennie Magiera discusses how she conducts student led professional development for teachers using app speed dating. Get ideas on how you can use this incredible method for PD with your students and teachers. About Jennie Magiera Jennie is the […]

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Redefining Learning Spaces With Augmented Reality

Episode 17: Redefining Learning Spaces With Augmented Reality In Episode 17 Meg Wilson discusses how Avenues The World School uses Augmented Reality (using Layar App) to transform their school learning environments. She gives examples of how they students are using AR on a day to day that all teachers can use with students in their classes. […]

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Explain Everything and Evernote as a Solution to Shared iPads

Episode 16: Explain Everything and Evernote as a Solution to Shared iPads In this episode Reshan Richards, an ADE 2013, and creator of Explain Everything shows how to use both EE and Evernote to help students using shared iPads .  He shows us  how to overcome a challenge of collecting and curating information from an […]

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QR Code Price is Right With @MsMagiera

Episode 13 – QR Code Price is Right With @MsMagiera In Episode 13 Jennie Magiera explains the process for how she gets her students to play QR price is right. This activity allows the students to scan objects in the class using spreadsheets to compare prices and budgets. She has the students create cost comparisons […]

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Students Voice Through Blogs and Twitter at Leyden High

Episode 12 – Students at Leyden High School Talk About Twitter and Blogs In Episode 12, Jason Markey principal of Leyden High School, with the help of three of his students (Jacob, Marta and Kristina), discuss how they are using social media in their school to promote student voice. The students share four different ideas […]