Student Standards Response : Fears, Excitements, and Outlook

Andrew Bowen 10-4-12 Technology (SWU) NETS-S: Student Standards             I will improve my use of technology to enhance learning in my classroom in several ways. I have learned so many ways to assess students’ knowledge, create teachable moments, and allow students to safely surf the web for educational related content. I have learned many professional […]

NETS-T Standard 5

Andrew Bowen 9-27-12 Technology (SWU) NETS-T Standard 5 NETS-T Standard 5: Engage in Professional Growth and Leadership Teachers continuously improve their professional practice, model lifelong learning, and exhibit leadership in their school and professional community by promoting and demonstrating the effective use of digital tools and resources Teachers: Participate in local and global learning communities […]

Review of Elementary from Worms to Wall Street Video

Andrew Bowen 9-27-12   Review of: Elementary from Worms to Wall Street http://www.bie.org/videos/video/elementary_projects_from_worms_to_wall_street By: Ken Ellis Summary The video called, “ Elementary Projects from Worms to Wall Street”, was an awesome video. The video depicted students and teachers from Newsome Park Elementary School. The teachers in the video talked about how important project-based learning was […]

Review of Project Based Learning Video

Andrew Bowen 9-27-12 Review of: Project Based Learning Video http://www.commoncraft.com/video/project-based-learning By: Common Craft Summary The video called, “ Project Based Learning”, was a great refresher on the purpose of education. The purpose of education must not be to pass a test but to prepare the student for a career or college. I can do that […]

Review of Teaching in the 21st Century Video

Andrew Bowen 9-20-12 Review of – Teaching In The 21st Century http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OTIBDR4Dn2g&feature=iv&annotation_id=annotation_992282 By: Kevin Roberts for the ASB Unplugged Conference 2010 Summary The video called “Teaching In The 21st Century” was an awesome video. It was filmed from an original prezi presentation. The video explained many strategies that teachers use when teaching in the 21st […]

Review of 21st Century Education in New Brunswick, Canada Video

Andrew Bowen 9-20-12 Review of – 21st Century Education in New Brunswick, Canada http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjJg9NfTXos By: The New Brunswick Department of Education Summary The video called “21st Century Education in New Brunswick” was a quick video that detailed many interesting education ideas. It told of many changes that have happened or will happen to education in […]

Article Review – Figuring It Out: Giving Up Control

Andrew Bowen 9-20-12   Review of Figuring It Out: Giving Up Control By: Johnny Bevacqua http://figuringitouted.blogspot.com/2011/06/giving-up-control.html Summary The article, “Figuring It Out: Giving Up Control”, was a great and informative article. The article told the story of a principal/teacher who decided to step away from the teaching and allow students to take control of an […]