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Conversation Gap?

It is the first day of school.  A kindergarten teacher is calling the names of her students as any other year.  She keeps repeating the name Johnny.  No response.  As she concludes her roster, one child remains nameless.  It is Johnny.  However, he does not know his first name, because everyone at home calls him by his nickname-J-Boy. As teachers and principals talk about what is needed to help prepare students better for first grade, the topic of vocabulary and conversation emerges.  Does…See More
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"Sasha, School administrators do play a huge role in creating a digital presence in schools.  BYOT must be implemented correctly with a plan for students' first learning the role as digital citizens.  Once students' know the…"
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Lenni D. Nedley commented on Rachelle Babcock's blog post Skype in a preschool classroom
"Rachelle, I enjoyed this article. When I think about how Skype was used for the preschool classroom, I immediately began to think of ways it could be used in middle school. Why couldn't a science teacher Skype a scientist or engineer, a civics…"
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"Lenni, I enjoyed reading about the ipads for sixth grade students.  When technology is a central focus in any subject, then students will be motivated and will enjoy learning."
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Lenni D. Nedley replied to David Petrick's discussion How has technology in your classroom impact student learning and achievement?
"Dennis, I have the following articles that may interest you: Kadijevich, D. M. (2012). TPCK framework: assessing teachers' knowledge and designing           courses for their professional…"
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Lenni D. Nedley commented on Lenni D. Nedley's blog post BYOT continued
"Continuing the discussion regarding BYOT, the ASCD Smartbrief (http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2012/10/05/3578876/cms-launches-bring-your-own-technology.html), NC Superintendent Heath Morrison stated “Expanding the use of technology to…"
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Lenni D. Nedley replied to David Petrick's discussion How has technology in your classroom impact student learning and achievement?
"David, in the recent ASCD Smartbrief, the following article was listed: http://www.edutopia.org/blog/dispelling-one-to-one-myths-andrew-marcinek.  It describes the myths around using iPads in the classroom."
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Lenni D. Nedley commented on Lenni D. Nedley's blog post BYOT continued
"Easy to watch simple explanation of BYOT for educators who are apprehensive or nervous about this concept: http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=SSXyfX8ABhA"
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Conversation Gap?

Posted on June 23, 2015 at 11:25pm 0 Comments

It is the first day of school.  A kindergarten teacher is calling the names of her students as any other year.  She keeps repeating the name Johnny.  No response.  As she concludes her roster, one child remains nameless.  It is Johnny.  However, he does not know his first name, because everyone at home calls him by his nickname-J-Boy. 

As teachers and principals talk about what is needed to help prepare students better for first grade, the topic of vocabulary and conversation…

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Posted on September 29, 2012 at 5:14pm 0 Comments

After discussing the TPACK framework in my doctorate class this afternoon, I was reading through my ASCD Smart Brief and found this:

 

http://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/lake/gary/gary-new-tech-humming-along-in-its-second-year/article_967543f4-725b-5a1e-894a-7e448b794c10.html

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At 10:57am on December 3, 2012, Tomi Waters said…

Lenni,

     I enjoyed your class presentation--so thoughtful and compelling!

At 6:08am on November 26, 2012, Mary Grace Stutzman said…

Thanks for the great resource for first grade! I  found loads of helpful stuff!

 
 
 

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