Take-Aways from Digital Reading Ch 3-5 #cyberPD

#CyberPD is an online professional development learning community where teachers read and discuss a common professional development text. Visit Reflect & Refine for more details and links to connect with the group. This year’s book is Digital Reading: What’s Essential in Grades 3-8 by Franki Sibberson and Bill Bass. The three chapters this week—about authenticity, intentional decision…

Digital Reading: What’s Essential Ch 1 and 2 #cyberPD

#CyberPD is an online professional development learning community where teachers read and discuss a common professional development text. Visit Reflect & Refine for more details and links to connect with the group. This year’s book is Digital Reading: What’s Essential in Grades 3-8 by Franki Sibberson and Bill Bass. After reading two chapters of Digital Reading,…

Why Are Cell Phones So Threatening?

In Digital Literacy class, we’ve been talking about some of Will Richardson’s ideas about transforming education. Richardson argues that we need to transform education because the world our students learn in outside of school–a largely digital world with its abundant information, access to experts, variety of tools, and web of connections–has little resemblance to the…