I’m a big fan of using Siri on my iphone and have been ever since I began using speech to text software with students in about 2006. Boy, has the technology improved since then! I now use it to create reminders, schedule calendar events and dictate emails and documents when I have a quiet place…Read More
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Art Miles Project – Our Mural Arrives From Japan!
I’ve been working with Siham Caudarella and the students of her Grade 6 class this year on an international project called Art Miles. This is one of the fabulous iEARN.org projects that make global collaboration fun and a great learning experience for students. Art Miles is a new one for me this year; I’ve been…Read More
Inviting Family Voice: Crowdsourcing For Remembrance Day
I remember hearing Annie Kidder from People for Education talking about parent engagement a couple of years ago. She was cautioning the educators in the room to look beyond the obvious in terms of parent engagement. We often think parent engagement means that the parents actually need to show up at the school for events. …Read More