Category Archives: Video Conference

#remotelearning: Building Community and Skills

If we can see the closure of schools and students continuing to learn remotely as an opportunity to create learning experiences that allow us to explore new forms of teaching…

Transfer of Modern Skills, Literacies, Fluency & Independence 4th Grade Style

I am currently in Argentina getting ready to work with a cohort of teachers at a German school here in Buenos Aires. Andrea Hernandez, a former colleague of mine and…

Skype Translator Opens the Classroom to the World

Microsoft launched a preview of its Skype Translator service, a real time translation service supporting over 40 languages. The preview was filmed at Colegios Peterson in Mexico City, an AASSA…

Be the Fly on the Wall: Mystery Skype

There can never be enough examples from the classroom to share. The benefits are many, from creating a ripple effect  of digitally documenting and sharing to a glimpse in someone else’s classroom by…

Amplifying Learning Opportunities- Part III of Literature Circles

In Part 1 of Literature Circle Discussions, I shared 6th Grade Humanities teacher, Emily Vallillo‘s well structured and organized Literature Circle lesson. In Part 2, I shared the upgrade of…