Consult on a regular basis with your building tech coach, tech
coordinator, or curriculum specialist
Find an online community or mentor.
Illinois Computing Educators
Classroom 2.0 Live
Webinar Calendar on Classroom 2.0 Live Site
Women of the Web 2.0
Examine Your Curriculum:
Integration vs. Decoration *
What concepts are difficult to teach?
What are you most confident teaching? Least confident?
What concepts need to presented in a more compelling way?
What do you already doing that might fit well with technology?
What can be accomplished in a reasonable amount of time?
How can you address both state standards and NETS
* Credit to Tom Woodward for this phrase!
Focus on One Project, One Tool
Pick one thing and do it well.
Consider using a tool that you can build on.
Let kids see work of others who came before them.
Expect kids to help.
Create tech oriented jobs in your daily classroom job assignments.
A student who maps geographic locations mentioned in class in
Create routines where technology is used on a daily basis.
Interactive whiteboard calendar
Join a Project in Progress
Consider a joining a project run by another teacher.
Global Education Collaborative
Rock Our World
Around the World with 80 Schools
Engage in Online Communities
Visit blogs of people in the know
Silvia Tolisano – Langwitches
Kim Cofino – Always Learning
Lisa Harrison – Passionately Curious
José Picardo – Box of Tricks
Will Richardson - Weblogged
Explore the Classroom 2.0 community
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Start following people in Twitter. Click here to get started.
Participate in the K12 Online Conference
Lisa Parisi & Christine
“I have moved from a teacher-directed classroom
to a project-based learning classroom. My
students are much more connected outside of the
classroom and are much more willing to step
outside their comfort zone to collaborate with
others.” – Lisa Parisi
Time Zone Experiences
Classroom Book Talk
Mysteries of Harris Burdick