1c. Teachers promote student reflection using collaborative tools to reveal and clarify students' conceptual understanding and thinking, planning, and creative processes.
Students view speech videos captured with iPad and write reflective reviews of their performances and action plans for improvement on future speeches.
Students and coaches work together to review performances for instantaneous feedback.
3b. Teachers collaborate with students, peers, parents, and community members using digital tools and resources to support student success and innovation.
Students and coaches use dropbox to coordinate research and cases for Public Forum, Congressional Debate, and Extemporaneous Speaking
Students use blogs and forums to outline and draft arguments for debates.
Students collaborate electronically with teams in California, Maryland, Washington DC, and Florida to strengthen argumentative skills.
5c. Teachers evaluate and reflect on current research and professional practice on a regular basis to make effective use of existing and emerging digital tools and resources in support of student learning.
Coaches attend state and national conferences such as TSCA, AFA, and NFL to learn new technology techniques.
I train and work with local coaches to use technology to create effective paperless extemp files.
I run local and national speech tournaments using the latest tabulation software (Joy of Tournaments, TRIEPC, Speechwire, etc...).