Archive for April, 2013

Here is an old Prezi I shared with teachers while serving as educational technology director:  http://prezi.com/4dxykmcolwa9/the-creation-continuum/

Granted the topic is valid, but I was most taken back by the video of my oldest son who now two years later is a junior and headed to a prom this evening.  My how he has grown!

I need more videos like that at oxpower.org

Screen Shot 2013-04-06 at 6.59.25 AMIt has been quite some time since I last posted here at HIT.  Since returning to the classroom last fall I have been busy educating the youth of America, at least those that set foot in Room 100 at Adams Middle School.  Our journey together is almost finished in terms of the school year, and we have some evidence to show for it online.  Our American History site can be found at oxpower.org in all its glory.  There are several student projects shared on the home page for your viewing pleasure.  The resources that we use on a daily basis are found mostly via the “Agenda” links in the right hand column, and here you can see all sorts of practice that has been going on on a daily basis.  I hope my students are ready to go to the high school.  I feel like they are getting there, but I also know it will be a whole new “ballgame” for them.  I think they are ready for high school social studies…