This evening I was an invited guest speaker for a Charleston, SC high school (Wando High School–Charleston County School District) who had a terrific parent workshop for social networking and teens. I conducted my same portion in November at my own school, and was asked by one of the two LMS’s (Emilie Woody and Laura […]
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Today on our SCASL-listserv, a fellow teacher-librarian asked about how schools are dealing with students who bring their own laptops to school. The posted question also inquired about how schools are using webcams, with the follow up statement “couldn’t they be used to help our homebound students.” Of course we had quite a few respond, […]
Posted in Learning on Dec 4th, 2007
What do the pictures on this post tell us about these students’ engagement? Can you tell who is “into” the lesson, and who is not? Sometimes engagement is painfully obvious, and other times it isn’t. Can anyone tell I had a LOT of staff development in recent years on this?? As a staff we were […]
“The business of schools is to design, create, and invent high-quality, intellectually demanding schoolwork that students find engaging.” – Phillip C. Schlechty The key to school success is to be found in identifying or creating engaging schoolwork for students. – Phillip C. Schlechty The Working on the Work (WOW) framework is an outline for improving […]