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Monthly Archive for December, 2016

Digital Citizenship and IB

Digital Citizenship and the Learner Profile I have always used the resources from Common Sense Media to help me cover Digital Citizenship with the students at Rockrimmon. Their Digital Passport game is engaging and fun for third through fifth graders and with guided discussions before and after game time, I feel you can really make […]

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Classroom Connections

This week (the last week before winter break, talk about crazy!) I will try using flipgrid to connect our first graders with students in this and other countries to ask questions and share stories about traditions that take place during holidays. Their unit of inquiry right now meshes perfectly with the project and I think […]

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Benefits and Challenges of Being a Connected Educator Working in an IB PYP school is both a privilege and a challenge. There is no choice about whether or not an effective IB teacher is a connected educator, we have to be in order to ensure our students become internationally minded citizens. Rockrimmon Elementary’s mission ends […]

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