Gaming, VR Exploring, and App Building: The Ellis Island Hack-A-Thon

bit.ly/EllisIslandMicah   As educators, we are constantly seeking to engage our students in the most meaningful ways. Not engage, like simply hooking them in with entertaining or trending toys, rather we work to engage our students in meaningful learning. Parallel with the constantly evolving world of emergent technology the most meaningful, and most engaging strategies …

Helping Others Along – Motivation Theory and the SAMR Model

“We awaken in others the same attitude of mind we hold toward them.” Elbert Hubbard     As a second year teacher, I remember being very excited about leading my students to participate in a project-based learning activity. With great enthusiasm, I ran down the hall to see a teacher, much my senior, that I …