Month: May 2017

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The Mason Professional eBook Learning Library is Now Available!

This spring, our beloved chair of Media Centers, Virginia Robinson helped the Innovation team put together a collection of professional ebooks for your summer reading pleasure. They are available as a digital checkout from your very own MCS Library system powered by Overdrive. The list of titles is growing and powerful! Titles like Teach Like…
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May 30, 2017 0
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Mason Learning Series Registration NOW OPEN

Before reading this IMPORTANT post. I want to start by thanking each and everyone of your for another wildly successful year of Growing Greatness Together. Your work and daily commitment to excellence is exactly what makes Mason a destination district for world class learning! I would also like to give a special shout out to…
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May 24, 2017 0
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Podcast Introductory Episode

http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/323944996-aaron-roberts-533898021-podcast-introductory-episode.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadI hope this works! I’m going to tackle a podcast to help teachers connect with one another. Not a day goes by where I don’t have an amazing conversation with a teacher. Far from the limelight of a TED talk, these discussions happen every day and provide the foundation…
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May 22, 2017 0
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Podcast 1 – Renee McCord On Personalization

http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/323944842-aaron-roberts-533898021-podcast-1-renee-mccord-on-personalization-5-22-17-1215-pm.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this episode, we talk to Renee McCord on her thoughts on Personalized Learning. She has seen a variety of approaches and realizes that Personalization is both for students and teachers.


May 22, 2017 0
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Podcast 2 – Laura Tonkin – Spaces

http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/323944482-aaron-roberts-533898021-podcast-2-laura-tonkin-spaces-5-4-17-836-am.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this episode, I discuss innovative spaces with Laura Tonkin. Listen to why and how Laura has transformed her basic science room into spaces to encourage personal learning to occur.


May 22, 2017 0
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Quizlet Live breathes life into learning vocabulary!

What is Quizlet? If you have never used quizlet to build out study resources for vocabulary you should definitely try it.  It is filled with several incredible features that provide students a variety of ways they can engage with the vocabulary words related to your content area.  Students can work through digital flashcards based on the list…
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May 20, 2017 0

Unleash the power of FLIPGRID in your classroom!

What is Flipgrid? Flipgrid is an exceptional tool for capturing student thinking and learning through video.  It provides teachers with endless opportunities to give their students a voice in the classroom.  If you have never used a flipgrid, you should post to a sample flipgrid topic so you can experience the seamless user interface before reading…
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May 20, 2017 0