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Archive for September 2015

Technology Fuels Student Creation in Grade 1

By Carrie Sorensen First Grade Teacher at Highlander Charter School & RI Fuse Fellow @Carrie_Sorensen   The use of technology in the classroom elicits great passion from both the advocates and the nay-sayers. This article by Audrey Watters seems, while well thought out and constructed, a bit too far into the conspiracy theory camp for…

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Tackling Differentiation at Pleasant View Elementary

  I have been teaching at Pleasant View Elementary for three years. During my first year in the classroom, our school received a grant from the Rhode Island Department of Education to become the state’s first model school for blended learning. I started my journey in Pre-K, where I only had access to a few…

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