The school committee learned the uses of a document camera are endless for teaching and learning in Foxborough classrooms.
Editor's note: The following was submitted by Assistant Superintendent of Foxborough Public Schools Amy Berdos. Technology in the classroom was on display at Monday's School Committee meeting at Foxborough High School as Ahern Middle School math teacher Adam Gravit was joined by seventh grader Caroline Cutillo to showcase the wonders of a document camera. The simple technology was made available through a FACES grant that is enhancing learning. Gravit shared with the committee how the document camera has made a difference to teaching and learning in the classroom. Whether sharing documents from a print source or displaying student's work, the document camera has the ability to immediately project items for the whole class to see and it …
Editor's note: Foxborough Assistant Superintendent of Schools Amy Berdos submitted the following teaching and learning highlight for publication.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Technology has been the focus for the Teaching and Learning Highlight at the last two School Committee meetings. Earlier in November, Mrs. Keri Green, District Technology Integration Specialist, presented the district’s K-8 Technology Skills Curriculum and how it is being integrated into classrooms across Foxborough. Like students in the classroom using a myriad of online resources to provide for a more interesting, diverse and meaningful learning experience, teachers and administrators are not immune. Teachers and administrators are learning new web-based tools as they incorporate technology into their work in order to make it more efficient and meaningful. BaselineEdge is a new technology tool that teachers and administrators are …