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Building the 21st Century Early Childhood Classroom

I have seen many pre-k classrooms with one or two computers for the children to play games on.  Is this enough? Should we be incorporating…

Started by Elizabeth Doye

0 Jul 23, 2011

Should your elementary school have a Facebook Page?

What would you think about starting a Facebook Page for an elementary school?The page would be for parents, "alumni," and community members…

Started by Morgan Kolis

0 Jun 27, 2010

How can we motivate teachers to see the benefits of adapting and changing to meet the needs of today's students?

I really feel like it's all about support within the teachers' classroom environment. When introducing new tools or teaching methods to te…

Started by Steve Johnson

16 Mar 24, 2010
Reply by Linda Campillo

Reliability on the Internet

Do any of you have a list of things to look for to make sure that you are reading a credible resource when researching on the web for eleme…

Started by Erin DeRose

6 Jan 11, 2010
Reply by Adam Truitt

What should be the primary skills of the teachers in this school?

I'd like to delve into the interviewing process with this question. I'd love to get a template or set of questions/actions that we could ta…

Started by Steve Johnson

13 Dec 27, 2009
Reply by monika hardy

How is the effective use of technology measured by administrators?

Great points here by @web20classroom: http://web20classroom.blogspot.com/2009/11/how-should-administrators-effectively.html Major points:…

Started by Steve Johnson

2 Nov 16, 2009
Reply by Steve Johnson

How do schools educate parents as to the benefits and risks of Web 2.0 Tools/Social Media in schools?

Pulling this from the previous week's #edchat discussion. How should we go about this in our school? Instead of a simple Open House/Meet t…

Started by Steve Johnson

2 Nov 1, 2009
Reply by Steve Johnson

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