Archive | 21st Century Skills

Bloom’s Rocks!

Rocks are going to REVOLUTIONIZE education! Just look how easily rocks cover all levels of Bloom’s! Remembering I write things on my rocks and it helps me remember. I can also use rocks as eco-friendly flash cards. Understanding Comparing my rock to other rocks demonstrates my understanding. Sometime I categorize all of my rocks. Applying […]

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Digital Content- Things to Consider

Henrico has had a long and interesting relationship with digital content. We’ve been struggling with this issue since we first went to 1:1 back in 2001. We’ve used everything from simple networked directories to full blown learning management systems (Blackboard and Angel). We’ve bought content. We’ve made content. We’ve had content submitted openly from any […]

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Based on Faulty Information

Their opinions are based on faulty information . I shot this quick clip in one of the classrooms that was doing the performance based assessment. The audio is terrible but what this student says is perfect. It’s actually kind of scary because there are people who don’t do this out in the public- like they […]

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Henrico 21 Lesson Videos

We just wrapped up this year’s 21st century lesson plans awards. Below is one of the student work winners- a great stop motion ad created for Alexander’s BBQ. The restaurant has the ad running on its website. You can also find quick video summaries of the winning lessons (like the one below) on the ITRT […]

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