April 2011 - A Blog for Principals and Teachers - School Matters | A Blog for Principals and Teachers – School Matters

 
 

Archive for April, 2011

 
 
The Teaching Profession Faces Facebook

The Teaching Profession Faces Facebook

Most teachers enjoy learning themselves and as the world of technology has progressed so has the use of that technology both in and out of the classroom. Whether for exploring better teaching strategies, communicating with parents, or general professional development, Facebook has become a valuable tool for teachers.

 
Do Standards Make a Difference?

Do Standards Make a Difference?

While we as educators may benefit from having clearly defined curriculum goals through the use of
education standards, the current system of holding schools accountable based on assessment scores
can be a prescription for disaster.

 
Technology Techniques for Teachers

Technology Techniques for Teachers

In the not so distant past, use of technology in the classroom generally consisted of overhead projectors, perhaps a VCR to view a video presentation, and maybe calculators to reinforce math skills or on the high school level, to perform scientific equations.  In the last few years integrating technology in the classroom has reached new […]