Student Engagement in Blended and Online Learning

May 14 University of Maine System Faculty Institute

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Inspiration

Concept mapping can be a great way for students to document thinking, and can easily be transferred into an outline for writing if you use the program Inspiration on the iPad.   See the screen shots below. President Report Outline Character Trait Template Ch...

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Bubbl.us

Bubbl.us is concept mapping tool you could use as the teacher, with the class, or have students use.  Here is an example of a map an upper elementary student may create while s/he is studying the landforms in Maine and how these are connected to human activit...

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Professional Organizations

Professional Organizations are an important way for teachers to get new ideas and connect with others in the field. Pick one organization of these to join via facebook or another social media platform.  Feel free to find a different group! Assignment Create a...

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Engaging ELL Students with Technology

Here is a link to my presentation for the ACTEM conference Friday October 11, 2013 in Augusta Maine.

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Maine Early Childhood Educators interested in ipads

Spent the morning in Auburn with a group of educators who are interested in using ipads to support early childhood students.  It was great to hear how thoughtful and concerned this group is as they think about the benefits and potential drawbacks of using the...

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