Today marks the official completion of my first week of teaching in Baltimore City Public Schools! Hurrah, I made it! Let's celebrate with an amusing cartoon that mentions my own homeland, India:
Today marks my first day at the new job, teaching technology to tenth graders in Baltimore City Public Schools. I have three class periods in the morning, and am done for the day by noon, which gives me plenty of time for graduate schoolwork and writing to you! In class this week, we are finishing … Continue reading Building Bridges All Day Long!
So I know its been a few weeks since I've posted a free app, which might make the title of the post a little defunct, but I'm going to try to bring this back by talking about a fascinating science app, Project Noah. Essentially, Project Noah is a tool that helps students document organisms and … Continue reading Free App of the Week: Project Noah
Hey everyone! Sorry I haven't posted much recently, but there have been some changes happening here on TeachBytes as well as in my life: I am starting a new job as a part-time teacher in Baltimore City Public Schools on Monday! I will be teaching technology to 10th graders until the end of the school … Continue reading New Job, New Domain!
PollEverywhere is a web 2.0 tool that utilizes SMS text messaging to collect and track responses. It is a wonderful way to incorporate cell phones in the classroom for learning, rather than battling against them! Students can use any device that is text capable to respond to PollEverywhere. Polls can be multiple choice, or open … Continue reading PollEverywhere and 5 Classroom Uses
This week's cartoon was shared in one of my classes at Johns Hopkins by a colleague in a presentation. Enjoy!
A while ago I posted about Information is Beautiful's visualizations, designed and created by David Candless. Visualizations and infographics have quickly become immensely popular online, being used in newspapers, journals, magazines, and blogs across the internet. Recently, many instructors have begun using infographics in the classroom as a way to visually represent statistics and data to … Continue reading Visual.ly