@daniellepitt use technology in lots if ways. Blogging is the obvious one. Has changed the way I teach. Provides a real and amazing audience"
"jlamshed @daniellepitt for kids to share learning with. We are a mac school so we use that suite of software a lot. ILife is fantastic for..."
"jlamshed @daniellepitt everything multimedia. Podcasts and video casts are used a lot now. We have a soundproof room for recording as well."
@daniellepitt I use a lot of video to record experiences, for reflection and increasingly more for media literacy. Boys in particular will"
"jlamshed @daniellepitt write with alvie project in mind. We also have an interactive whiteboard in every classroom. Hope that helps!"
When asked what technology she used, Kelly Hines said the following:
"daniellepitt@kellyhines what is discovery streaming?"
"kellyhines @daniellepitt it is a paid subscription service that's part of the http://discoveryeducatorsnetwork.com services - many of which are free"
When she said that she used the Discovery Education website, I had never heard of it before, so I checked it out. This website is similar to the Alex or ACCESS programs that we have in Alabama, but for anyone to use. There are several services on there that are really cool. A teacher can search through lesson plans and they also offer a puzzlemaker. I think that the best part of the website is the fact that many of their services are free!
The last teacher that I contacted was my 3rd grade teacher, Mrs. Angela Benson. She made a huge impact on my life and is the reason that I am studying elementary education. I was able to contact her through email. She had some amazing things to say about the SMART board and all of the programs that she can use through the SMART board. Here is the conversation that we had: