Going Beyond

  • MAKER FAIRE- San Francisco by Katia Martinez Honestly….I don’t know where to start! Experiencing the Maker Faire was an absolute delight! I learned about the importance of being MAKERS rather than CONSUMERS. At this faire ...
    Posted Jun 1, 2017, 10:22 AM by Brian Hamm
  • Harvard Project Zero: Making, Innovating & Learning by Fernanda Ferrigno A few weeks ago, I had the amazing opportunity of attending a Harvard Project Zero conference in Pittsburgh for a few days.  Harvard Project Zero was founded many years ago ...
    Posted May 22, 2017, 11:52 AM by Diana Salda–a
  • Definitely Inspired A team of technology teachers from ASFM recently attended the FIRST Inspires, Robotics Competition, in St. Louis, Missouri. There was so much to experience and learn during this opportunity, it ...
    Posted May 5, 2017, 9:17 AM by Douglas Frankish
  • Survey Says... Blended Learning Man Thinking Icon made by Freepik from www.flaticon.comLast week the Elementary Tech Integration team surveyed the staff regarding different examples of Blended Learning. In seven different scenarios ...
    Posted Apr 6, 2017, 9:02 AM by Douglas Frankish
  • Live Curious, Go Beyond by Verónica Diaz SHINE WITH YOUR STORY This session was about telling stories developing with Adobe: Adobe Spark Page, Adobe Spark Video and Adobe Spark Post  with Marybell Rodriguez. I really enjoy this ...
    Posted Mar 29, 2017, 1:33 PM by Diana Salda–a
  • Becoming an Apple Teacher by Verónica Martínez & Barbara Brunell On March 22 & 23 we had the opportunity to attend .EDU at U-ERRE. Speakers and attendees from different countries were invited to participate. One of the sessions we attended ...
    Posted Mar 29, 2017, 1:29 PM by Diana Salda–a
  • INNOVATION, INVENTION & DESIGN THINKING by Claudia Reyes Hello ASFM Community!During the second week of March, I was fortunate to attend the SxSW Edu annual conference in Austin, Tx, to learn about the new trends in Education ...
    Posted Mar 24, 2017, 4:33 PM by Diana Salda–a
  • My Takeaways from Live Curious, Go Beyond 2017 Hi all! During the most recent edition of Live Curious, Go Beyond, I was fortunate to attend 4 different sessions. With so many sessions of such high quality, the choices ...
    Posted Mar 9, 2017, 7:44 PM by Diana Salda–a
  • Google Certified Level 1 by Ned Aiken I just finished the level 1 google certification test, and it was a very positive experience, for more reasons than just because I passed.  It was an engaging and interactive ...
    Posted Jan 11, 2017, 8:14 PM by Diana Salda–a
  • Easy-to-Use Feedback Tools There are multiple ways in which teachers can digitally gather feedback from students. There are Polls and Assessments in PowerLearning, Forms and Comments in Google, Socrative, etc.  However, what if ...
    Posted Dec 2, 2016, 1:00 PM by Diana Salda–a
  • Feedback Beyond Likes. We all like “Likes”, and social media does little to discourage this shallow form of feedback, but when applied to the feedback in an educational context, it has little value ...
    Posted Nov 11, 2016, 12:30 PM by Brian Hamm
  • Coding as a Formative Assessment Tool A handful of third graders have spent their lunch time on Fridays in the Open Mind Zone learning about some basic coding. Interest in the group derived from the introduction ...
    Posted Nov 4, 2016, 1:44 PM by Douglas Frankish
  • Easy-to-Use Collaboration Tools How would students' learning change if they could work with each other? Online? ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) has identified the standards for students that promote the development ...
    Posted Oct 20, 2016, 3:50 PM by Diana Salda–a
  • Quick Collaboration with Google Docs and Slides We believe collaboration tools allow learners to work simultaneously on a piece of work anytime, anywhere. This is how collaboration works in 2016, in the real world. Regardless of the ...
    Posted Oct 14, 2016, 12:27 PM by Brian Hamm
  • Sharing a Geography GoogleSite with ASFM by Alejandra Garza Martinez During the past weeks, 4th graders have been working in presentations about a state in México they chose to work on. They were supposed to look for information about the ...
    Posted Oct 3, 2016, 11:47 AM by Brian Hamm
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