In this blog I will focus on the fun we are having with our projects in kindergarten and how we are using our iPads and computers to help us learn. This blog will be an integration of 5 key aspects of my classroom this year.
1. Developing 21st Century skills in kindergarten.
2. Meaningful projects and common Core Standards
3. Our cross-age partnership with 6th grade iTeam Buddies.
4. How we use student-teacher created rubrics and self reflection to help us learn.
5. Using technology as a learning too.
Fair warning! I am learning and experimenting everyday. Sometimes everything comes together beautifully and at other times it all gets messy. My students and I are learning to laugh at our 'mistakes' and try to understand our own learning process. I hope this blog provides the opportunity for reflection and a bit of musing about what it has been like to change my instructional practice from a 'prescribed direct-explicit' instructional model to one of inquiry based projects aligned with common core goals. A chance to share and learn from other teachers venturing into the world of innovative learning.
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