In this series, writer Lori Rice shares weekly reports on using different types of tech in the classroom.

[S3E2] An Interview with Mr. Dombrowski: Social Media is Not the Enemy

Ever since I saw Mr. Dombrowski's clip on The Ellen Show, I have been in love with his infectious smile and bubbly personality! Since Social Media is such a huge deal in every school, we thought it would be interesting to discuss how one teacher makes it work for his fourth-grade students. Mr. Dombrowski has built [...]

By | 2017-05-19T22:38:19+00:00 May 19th, 2017|#36WeeksOfTech, Podcast, Podcast|0 Comments

Meet Betsy DeVos, Our New Secretary of Education

Today it was announced that President-Elect Donald Trump has chosen Betsy DeVos, a top Republican Donor, and School Choice Advocate to head the Department of Education. As teachers, we've already had a contentious relationship with the two predecessors to the job, but before we get into policy, it's important to understand who Betsy DeVoe is [...]

36 Weeks of Tech: Twitter

In this series, #36weeksoftech, I will review tech tools in my classroom.  I will give you my honest opinion and some pros and cons as seen through the eyes of my experience as a teacher.  This is my 21st year of teaching and I teach all subject areas in my fourth-grade classroom.  Using technology is [...]

By | 2016-11-01T13:43:45+00:00 October 11th, 2016|#36WeeksOfTech|0 Comments

[Podcast S2E9] Practicing Self-Care By Teaching in the Dominican Republic

During this episode, Franchesca Warren talks with The Educator's Room writer, Whitney Kaulbach as she discusses how her journey to self-care took her to teaching in The Dominican Republic. For the past couple of weeks, we've discussed the need for teachers to not only advocate for self-care but to understand that teachers must be taken care of [...]