ABSTRACT

This chapter mentions that if any teacher takes the approach of implementing just 2 new digital learning tools into his or her classroom, over a span of five years, that teacher will have ten new tools. Teaching in rural school and community can be both challenging and rewarding. Mobile devices should enhance the teacher daily CCSS lessons and overall units. Prior to the start of school, we have an orientation night for the middle school students and their parents. Students visit their homeroom teachers, try their locker combinations, and do a shortened walk-through of their schedule. The trick here is to get students to do more than offer the standard one-word or other simple response. The author wants them to have an engaging conversation with a peer about the initial post. The chapter also discusses if teachers should be measuring individual student growth from pre- and post-examples of their work or if we should measure them against a standardized objective.