Tech Salad

With Crunchy Bits and Bytes

April 8, 2013
by Bea Leiderman
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For the Win!

What happens when we collaborate and use our creativity? We win! Last Friday, April 5, Follett announced the winners of the Follett Challenge, a competition in which schools participate to receive funding for equipment and supplies. The prizes go to … Continue reading

March 12, 2013
by Bea Leiderman
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Memorable Experiences and Learning

Quick! Tell me about the very best worksheet you ever saw in your life. Anyone? Anyone? I didn’t think so. Yesterday John Hendron and I were at Goochland Elementary School interviewing students who produced videos to share at a school-wide … Continue reading

February 27, 2013
by Bea Leiderman
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ShowMe Exponents

I am in Mr. Dacey’s room helping students make tutorials for other students using ShowMe on the iPads. This group of students is slightly ahead of the other group, so they are taking on the task of teaching their peers … Continue reading

January 28, 2013
by Bea Leiderman
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Words and Stories

Back in December I blogged about a TEDed video explaining why the word “doubt” has a silent B in it. I wanted to create something similar with students. Now I have a teacher who is willing to take the challenge. … Continue reading

January 23, 2013
by Bea Leiderman
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Collaborative Work

This week I’ve been working with Ms. Flaig (blog) on her G21 project. The students have researched buildings around the world and identified geometric designs that make each building unique. They have written a paper, and now we are creating … Continue reading