Makin’ it Relevant in Memphis
Memphis, Tennessee is famous for more than just down home hospitality, amazing BBQ, great music, and nostalgia. They had 20 media specialist, teachers, and technology coaches from Memphis City Schools spend the day learning about web 2.0 tools such as Animoto, EduGlogster, and GoAnimate. Attendees represented grades K-12 and brought passion and excitement into the computer lab as they strived to become 21st century engaging educators that would provide relevance to today’s digital natives.
As we built projects and navigated resources from the Discovery Education site teachers shared strategiess and best practices as to how they would incorporate these new innovative web 2.0 tools into their curriculum by differentiating instruction. Whether they were teaching vocabulary, foreign languages, science, social studies, language arts, or showcasing student work all had a plan as to how they would incorporate these new found resources.
Posted: July 17th, 2010 under Uncategorized.