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flickr for teaching and learning for all grade levels to foster communication with classrooms across the world

Started this discussion. Last reply by Carleen Allison Nov 7, 2012. 9 Replies

Please review the flickr website and take the tour.I found that I can use flickr for my classroom and students will be able to interact with other students across the world. flickr allows you to…Continue

Technology educational affordance: Bridging the gap between patterns of interaction and technology usage

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Petrick Oct 16, 2012. 4 Replies

I read and reviewed a very interesting research article about the higher education online learning environment.  Technology educational affordance helps to bridge technology and instructional goals.…Continue

How has technology in your classroom impact student learning and achievement?

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Petrick Nov 6, 2012. 23 Replies

I am very confident that both student learning and achievement can significantly improve when classroom technology is successfully implemented. Continue

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"David,   Through our class, I found an interesting book titled Classroom Teachers Technology Survival Guide (by D.Johnson), which is a step-by-step introduction to technology in the classroom. Some of the strategies you mentioned are…"
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Carleen Allison replied to David Petrick's discussion flickr for teaching and learning for all grade levels to foster communication with classrooms across the world
"VoiceThread is another resource that allows for feedback and annotation to pictures and video."
Nov 7, 2012
Carleen Allison replied to David Petrick's discussion flickr for teaching and learning for all grade levels to foster communication with classrooms across the world
"This also contributes to the ISTE standards for students.  It's the type of authentic learning that we really need to be doing with our students.  "
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Rachelle Babcock replied to David Petrick's discussion flickr for teaching and learning for all grade levels to foster communication with classrooms across the world
"David-After discovering Flickr in our technology classroom I started to play around with it on my tablet. It really is a great tool, unfortunately it isn't something I can use in my classrooms at the time (because half of our computers…"
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David Petrick replied to David Petrick's discussion flickr for teaching and learning for all grade levels to foster communication with classrooms across the world
"I agree, Audra.  Collaboration is essential in the 21st century, especially with technology.  Technology allows learners and educators to collaborate, big difference from twenty years ago."
Nov 6, 2012
David Petrick replied to David Petrick's discussion flickr for teaching and learning for all grade levels to foster communication with classrooms across the world
"Hello Dorothy, I agree that Flickr is an excellent tool and it enhances visual learners' learning and especially fosters collaboration.  Thanks, I will research Picassa."
Nov 6, 2012
David Petrick replied to David Petrick's discussion flickr for teaching and learning for all grade levels to foster communication with classrooms across the world
"Hello Philip, I am researching Flickr and plan to use it in my classroom setting.  It is an excellent way to foster collaboration with other learners to enhance learning. Thanks for leaving the web address for learnclick.com.  I looked…"
Nov 6, 2012
David Petrick replied to David Petrick's discussion How has technology in your classroom impact student learning and achievement?
"That is correct, Audra.  When these two areas are enhanced with technology, education can be taken to the next level."
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Audra Mullner replied to David Petrick's discussion flickr for teaching and learning for all grade levels to foster communication with classrooms across the world
"David, I love this idea. I think that this will motivate students to want to interact with more of their surrounding peers on a regular basis. Interacting with other peers online about academics is a great strategy to teach our students;…"
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Dorothy Hastings replied to David Petrick's discussion flickr for teaching and learning for all grade levels to foster communication with classrooms across the world
"I too believe that Flickr is a good way to effectively communicate and deal with the changes and solve problems in a variety of contexts to achieve educational goals as well develop knowledge and potentially participate in classroom activity.…"
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Philip Perry replied to David Petrick's discussion flickr for teaching and learning for all grade levels to foster communication with classrooms across the world
"That sounds like a great idea! Do you have an example you can share with us or does one have to be logged in in order to see your pictures? Philip ---- http://www.learnclick.com - the ideal tool for language teachers!"
Oct 26, 2012
Audra Mullner replied to David Petrick's discussion How has technology in your classroom impact student learning and achievement?
"David I agree, with technology becoming a large portion of our student's lives, it most certainly improve both student learning and acheivement."
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I am an elementary education teacher and I am always searching for new ways to meet my students' learning goals.  21st century students have unique learning styles and integrating technology is important to help differentiate instructional needs.  The following sites will allow me to collaborate with other professionals to meet my professional goals.  In addition, I am able to stay current with both research and  classroom practices.

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http://www.edutopia.org/blog/blended-learning-behind-scenes-heather-wolpert-gawron

Posted on October 25, 2012 at 1:27am 0 Comments

Please review the interesting perspective about integrating technology.  It is titled, Blended Learning:  Behind the Scenes.  This blog provides information of eight key points beyond technology and online dialogue.

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/ipad-apps-elementary-blooms-taxomony-understanding-diane-darrow

Posted on October 21, 2012 at 7:08am 0 Comments

I located an interesting blog post about technology integration.  It is titled

K-5 iPad Apps for Understanding: Part Two of Bloom's Revised Taxonomy.  I especially enjoyed the Motion Math HD app, it meets the needs of the kinesthetic and visual learner.  The apps should maintain the students' motivation by making learning fun.

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At 8:47am on November 30, 2012, Tomi Waters said…

David, 

 Through our class, I found an interesting book titled Classroom Teachers Technology Survival Guide (by D.Johnson), which is a step-by-step introduction to technology in the classroom. Some of the strategies you mentioned are included. 

 
 
 

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