Posted by Stacey Roshan

#BLC19: Some of my Notes & Highlights

Another Building Learning Communities Conference in the books! What I enjoy most about the conference is the format, people, energy, and the way the conference gets me thinking. I’m going to share some of my notes in this post in case you who are interested in scrolling through… or for those of you who are … Continue reading

My #BLC19 Presentation Resources — Making Thinking Visible: Embracing #EdTech to Give All Students an Equal Voice @PearDeck @Flipgrid @SutoriApp #TechWithHeart

My #BLC19 Presentation Resources — Making Thinking Visible: Embracing #EdTech to Give All Students an Equal Voice @PearDeck @Flipgrid @SutoriApp #TechWithHeart

Session Description Metacognition – “thinking about one’s thinking” – has been linked to improved learning outcomes. Research has shown that metacognition promotes deeper learning and affects whether students can transfer and apply their knowledge to new scenarios. Teachers can scaffold metacognition by asking students to explain their thought process. By asking, “how did you figure … Continue reading

Guest Blog Post | Embrace Technology to Create Compassionate Connections with ALL Learners @dbc_inc #TechWithHeart #ISTE19

Guest Blog Post | Embrace Technology to Create Compassionate Connections with ALL Learners @dbc_inc #TechWithHeart #ISTE19

I had the wonderful opportunity to write a guest blog post for the DBC Inc Blog! Make sure to check it out. Our personal journeys are powerful. In Tech with Heart: Leveraging Technology to Empower Student Voice, Ease Anxiety, & Create Compassionate Classrooms, I take you through some of the classroom experience from my lens. My personal … Continue reading

Experimenting with #HyperDocs | Guest post by @DemersMarcie #DitchThatTextbook #ShakeUpLearning @jmattmiller @kellyihilton @lhighfill @SARAHLANDIS

Experimenting with #HyperDocs | Guest post by @DemersMarcie #DitchThatTextbook #ShakeUpLearning @jmattmiller @kellyihilton @lhighfill @SARAHLANDIS

I wanted to feature a guest blog post written by my colleague Marcie Demers. Marcie has taken such a thoughtful, reflective approach to tech integration in her classroom. I wanted to share some of her end-of-year musings here. by Marcie Demers Last year, in my continuing quest to enhance learning and engagement in my Middle School … Continue reading

Bullis Middle School Students Make “Math Clocks” Using @Texthelp’s #EquatIO, Old CD’s, & the Laser Engraver #Edtech #Makered #STEAM #STEM #mathchat #mtbos

Bullis Middle School Students Make “Math Clocks” Using @Texthelp’s #EquatIO, Old CD’s, & the Laser Engraver #Edtech #Makered #STEAM #STEM #mathchat #mtbos

Last May, my colleague — middle school math teacher Caitlin Zolet — was looking to bring some fun and creative expression to exam review for her pre-algebra students. Inspired by math wall clocks, Caitlin decided to have her students pull together skills they had learned over the course of the year to design clocks of their … Continue reading

Flipgrid Helps @BullisSchool 3rd Graders Express Their Thinking @mrsstrickler3rd @Flipgrid #GlobalReadAloud @pernilleripp

I wanted to feature a guest blog post written by my colleague Kendall Strickler. Kendall has done some amazing work with her 3rd graders using Flipgrid this school year. I wanted to showcase her reflections on the impact of incorporating these Flipgrid activities into her classes as they couldn’t be more in-line with my experiences. by Kendall … Continue reading