Create a local community map using Datawrapper. Free student and teacher guide included wth step by step directions.
Here are a few ways to make learning maps and geography fun for students using digital resources on the iPad such as the Datawrapper website.
Start with a hook Distance Learning has been both a blessing and a curse. Most parents and educators are fully aware of the negative side of not having kids in classrooms or physically at schools. I’d like to focus on an opportunity I took with my son for personalized learning. This got him excited about […]
My friend and colleague David Lee @davidleeedtech asked me to create some simple animations for his videos on rapid prototyping. This is not one of my strengths, however, I was able to leverage my experience using Keynote and some of the capabilities of the Apple Pencil and my iPad Pro.
As a former classroom teacher, I have done my share of story retells using story mountains, graphic organizers and more. One story I read every year when I taught 3rd grade was Kevin Henke’s book A Weekend with Windell. It is a story about a young mouse that visits a friend’s house for the weekend. […]
If you are an instructional coach, technology coach or data coach in a school or district, the following scenario might sound familiar to you. In my role as a technology & innovation specialist I am the point person for 28 classroom teachers, 22 instructional assistants and 630 second grade and third grade students. In addition […]
I was trying to think of a way to show my children some of the types of things I work on. They know I read books about graphs and use spreadsheets a lot. Other than that, they don’t know too much. We had some time, so I decided to get my 13 year-old daughter, who hates math, involved […]
We collect data on all this information. However, it is accessible to the people that want it or need it? What can we do to visualize this information so it is easily communicated at the right time to the right audience?