"I looked quickly ... I think HW is the "doing" part of a regular system... that is where students put into action and practice what they learn. In a traditional Orthodox Jewish school it is very difficult to put into place a system of…"
"As a teacher I find giving and grading tests the worst part of the job as it requires much work out of the classroom to demonstrate what I already know about each student. As you said, if you the answer why test? I think we test so students can know…"
"There was an article recently in the NY Times about how students remember what they were tested on better than anything else... Sometimes I create review questions before the test of the main points I would like them to know and then ask those or…"
"I have mentioned this before. I think the group really needs to define itself what it is all about. How is this different than say Lookjed? What is the point? I also suggested that if the there would be some sort of set rotation for people to blog…"
"This week I saw someone tweet that students appreciate a comment more than a grade. I was going to retweet it but unfortunately I didn't. In my experience using an CMS, I find that students look forward to a personal comment. A grade is a…"
"1) I use a Smartboard.
2) I put homework online, quizzes etc.
3) In some classess we have a computer for each student. They use it to take notes, develop an online portfolio, create their own Powerpoints etc. It is all part of content management…"
"I thank you.
I understand it won't be easy and I hope to build support. I don't know home much you are on Twitter but Edchat began with 2 or 3 people. Now that we have 4 members I do like the idea of blogging and having a conversations…"
"You are welcome! It is a noble cause and I wish you a lot of luck, but I must say I don't think it will be easy. I don't know if you caught my recent blog posting (click here) but building a network of this nature does not happen overnight…"
I thank you.
I understand it won't be easy and I hope to build support. I don't know home much you are on Twitter but Edchat began with 2 or 3 people. Now that we have 4 members I do like the idea of blogging and having a conversations around that. Until I had members it fell on me to add some content as you originally suggested so hopefully now we can get some input from others. How about you write the first post about Torah and Technology (only if you want to )
Thanks again for your feedback
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