6 Reasons Why You Should Blog With Your Class

Blog With Your Class

In my short four years, I have not come across anything so awesome, that ticks all the boxes like blogging does! So why should you start blogging with your class? I have written about the many benefits of blogging on my own personal blog here. From a personal perspective, I blog myself because it allows […]

3D Printing in the Classroom is Elementary

3D Printing is Elementary

Since my school year finished at the end of June, I’ve been reflecting on my first year using a 3D printer with 4th and 5th grade students.  I must begin by first stating that I am in no way an expert in 3D design/printing. I’m simply an elementary tech coach/teacher who wanted my students to […]

7 Steps to Start a Coding Club at Your School

Start a Coding Club at Your School

Previously I have detailed 8 Reasons Why Kids Should Learn Code. If those reasons inspired you to start a Coding Club at your school this short guide will help turn that inspiration into action. Details are discussed following the list. 7 Steps to Start a Coding Club 1. Discuss Talk to the tech savvy students and find […]

3 Myths of Flipped Learning

Flipped Learning Infographic - Catherine Newton 2014

We live in the 21st Century. We have students learning subjects through online lessons, quite frankly, all the time. We live in a society that boasts pervasive mobile technology and low cost, user friendly Web Tools. We have access to credible and compelling educational research data describing the significant impact that Flipped-Learning has on student […]