Saturday, May 15, 2010

Featuring Melissa Prescott & G.O.T. Farms

A shout-out to Melissa Prescott, art teacher at Telstar Middle School for Service Learning on Sustainable Energy empowered by technology. An outstanding example of project learning and the power of constructivism and connectivism.

Featuring the Work of Mark Arnold

I just happened upon some of the outstanding work of Mark Arnold this morning which I hadn't seen before. He is at Mount Desert High School . . . which is, it so happens, yet another Maine school that is making wonderful use of Google Apps.

First of all, you really need to check out this site called Teaching & Learning Guides. What a straight-forward template for organizing content and resources!

Next, check out Mark's Trojan TechNotes for very helpful advice and resources.

Google Sites 101
Google Apps for Educators
Digital Storytelling
Why Google Apps for Schools
Differentiated Instruction
TV & Radio to Educational Resources
Learning Tools Exposition
Evaluating Web Resources and Wikipedia Articles
Videoconferencing Systems and Idea Bank

Friday, May 14, 2010

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Lubec: Google Apps in the Classroom

I got to watch the sun come up in beautiful Lubec, Maine this morning. Lubec has the distinction of being the eastern most point of the 48 contiguous states . . . and the location of majestic Quoddy Head.

Four of Maine's regional learning and technology mentors (Dawn, Ed, Becky & Jim) are joining forces to assist in helping in on-going training in the Lubec school on using Google Apps for Educators as an online environment.

And Olga LaPlante, another Maine regional mentor, is doing the same thing in SAD #55 today as well.