Student-Created Reading Catalogues using Google Sites

As a Tech Coach, I’ve been fortunate enough to work with many dedicated teachers who are willing to push themselves out of their comfort zones and try something new because they believe it will benefit their students.  I love hearing a teacher tell their students, “We are learning together today” because it demonstrates to the […]

Turnitin.com, the Writing Cycle, and Assessment for Learning

Turnitin.com is widely used in our secondary schools as a text-matching tool for written work, but the tool itself is frequently misunderstood, and sometimes misapplied. This software, in its most basic application, identifies academic integrity issues through its Similarity Reports, which compare student papers with a database of archived content. Turnitin.com checks submitted papers against […]