This is Part 1 of a series of blog posts around a new endeavor for our program, exploring immersive virtual reality (VR) and it’s potential in our setting. Several weeks ago I had the pleasure and luck to cross paths with Jaclyn Wickham. Jaclyn is a former classroom teacher-turned-technologist exploring the potential of technology to enhance teaching and learning. She holds a B.A. in Elementary Education and a Master’s degree.
I haven’t paused to blog for some time now. With a crazy schedule for myself, kids, and family, there is often little time to stop and reflect. But this major milestone deserves some reflecting. And it deserves some shoutouts to some important people. And it just deserves to be written down for others to reflect on, find comfort in, and maybe offer thoughts as well. This isn’t one of my.
In case you missed it, here is a storify from the first #ADEchat of the school year. It was epic! Social Media for Transformational PD. Check it out! You can also click on the header of the Storify for a story version. [View the story “#ADEchat 10.22.16: Social Media for PD” on Storify]
This was the original blog post from about a month ago. Since then, a dozen or so classrooms around America and Canada took part in this project and the wonderful artifacts are starting to roll in. I will share them as they come in by attaching them to this post. The initial goal of the project was to start to capture, focus on, and remember the special moments or the.
#projectmoment To paraphrase a favorite saying of mine: we cannot just wait around for those elusive perfect moments. We need to take hold of the moments we are given and make them something special before, they too, pass us by. Goal: Use the app “1 second everyday” (WEBSITE) and take a clip of your classroom/students/event/etc. one day every day for 30 consecutive school days. Why: Our classrooms oftentimes represent life. Days.
Mark Giufre (deTechtive1) 2013