Last December, a 5th grade parent came to me and asked if I had ever thought of starting a VEX IQ robotics team. I answered truthfully, "I haven't and I don't know that much about it, but I'm willing to learn!". That was the best answer I could have ever given. So, we wrote a... Continue Reading →
Check out these digital resources for writing in the upper grades. Great resources to integrate technology into your writing class!
"From the mountains to the sea, all are welcome to unite and learn from each other to better educate our North Carolina students!" On Saturday, November 18th the NC Chapter of the National Network of State Teachers of the Year held the first annual edcampuniteNC at Elizabeth City State University. This was the first edcamp... Continue Reading →
When I first started transforming the MakerSpace I came across a post on Twitter about a Lego Wall. My first thought was, "I have to have that!". I thought it looked cool and fun and knew it was a must for my new space. What I didn't realize though was the magic around the wall.... Continue Reading →
Huge thanks to Asheville City Schools for this video to show off our new MakerSpace! Check it out below!
Formative assessment is so important in the classroom every day in order to see what students understand and what they still need help with. Luckily, there are a ton of formative assessment digital tools out there for you to use. But, which ones will work perfectly with the standards you are trying to assess? Check... Continue Reading →