#oklaed Archive

This is the official Twitter account for #OklaEd, thehashtag that brings OK educators together. #OklaEd is not political & promotes constructive dialogue.

Sunday January 22, 2017
9:00 PM EST

  • VisionsOfEd Jan 22 @ 9:00 PM EST
    A lot of good info for teachers learning about #BetsyDeVos. #edchat #OklaEd #TXeduchat #edreform
  • participatechat Jan 22 @ 9:00 PM EST
    Participate in the upcoming #oklaed by sharing resources and collaborating at https://t.co/PCV0aPuKUs
  • jeffdaugherty4 Jan 22 @ 9:00 PM EST
    Jeff Daugherty, Superintendent at Merritt Schools #oklaed
  • edgeblogger Jan 22 @ 9:01 PM EST
    Rob Miller, Asst Supt, Sand Springs. I have 1.5 million twitter followers & 15 gazillion page views on my blog. Period. #oklaed #spicerfacts
  • okeducation Jan 22 @ 9:01 PM EST
    Rick Cobb - astronaut, GQ cover model, and jazz flute enthusiast #oklaed #alternativefacts
  • grendelrick Jan 22 @ 9:01 PM EST
    Rick Cobb - astronaut, GQ cover model, and jazz flute enthusiast #oklaed #alternativefacts
  • watersenglish Jan 22 @ 9:01 PM EST
    Michelle Waters, 9-11 English, Wayne High School #oklaed
  • manders416 Jan 22 @ 9:01 PM EST
    Amanda Smith, 5th, Moore #oklaed
  • TwyllaHester Jan 22 @ 9:01 PM EST
    Twylla Hester - Asst. Prin. PCW #oklaed
  • angietaylor Jan 22 @ 9:01 PM EST
    angie taylor olympic swimmer and resident of pluto #oklaed
  • coach57 Jan 22 @ 9:01 PM EST
    Kevin Hime Superintendent #cpsreds #oklaed
  • allen_lehman Jan 22 @ 9:01 PM EST
    Allen Lehman, middle school math, Norman Public Schools #OklaEd
  • dougeb00 Jan 22 @ 9:01 PM EST
    Doug Brown Supt @IdabelPublicSch #oklaed
    In reply to @IdabelPublicSch
  • grendelrick Jan 22 @ 9:02 PM EST
    Just kidding. Rick Cobb, Mid-Del superintendent, #oklaed blogger, and @SNU_MAEL adjunct professor #MDPurpose
    In reply to @SNU_MAEL
  • okeducation Jan 22 @ 9:02 PM EST
    Just kidding. Rick Cobb, Mid-Del superintendent, #oklaed blogger, and @SNU_MAEL adjunct professor #MDPurpose
    In reply to @SNU_MAEL
  • tawnrundle Jan 22 @ 9:02 PM EST
  • edgeblogger Jan 22 @ 9:02 PM EST
    I knew the first two, Rick. But the flute, really? #oklaed
  • meghanloyd Jan 22 @ 9:02 PM EST
    Meghan Loyd. MS Vocal Music in BA and I only healthy food. #oklaed
  • shawnhime - Moderator Jan 22 @ 9:02 PM EST
    Shawn Hime. Executive Director, Oklahoma State School Boards Association @OSSBAoklahoma #OklaEd
    In reply to @OSSBAoklahoma
  • jssclynn Jan 22 @ 9:02 PM EST
    Jessica Bickford librarian at guymon jr high out here in the handle #oklaed
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jan 22 @ 9:02 PM EST
    Anne Beck, #Edtech @oueducation #OklaEd
    In reply to @oueducation
  • ScienceBrandi Jan 22 @ 9:02 PM EST
    Brandi Williams- science specialist #oklaed
  • JasonPerez75 Jan 22 @ 9:02 PM EST
    Jason Perez, Executive Director of TLE....but the ladies call me "Grizzly" #oklaed
  • AprilStobbe Jan 22 @ 9:02 PM EST
    April Stobbe, Shawnee Board of Ed #oklaed
  • WendyPratt234 Jan 22 @ 9:02 PM EST
    "What we do is never futile, because, โ€œif anything matters, everything matters.โ€ https://t.co/PdQau1pSpZ #oklaed
  • JanalynTaylor Jan 22 @ 9:02 PM EST
    #oklaed Janalyn Taylor, Clinton principal
  • room20awesome Jan 22 @ 9:02 PM EST
    Jennifer, 1st Grade, Moore #oklaed
  • jcbjr Jan 22 @ 9:02 PM EST
    John Bennett, Emeritus Engineering faculty and trombone virtuoso. #oklaed
  • meghanloyd Jan 22 @ 9:02 PM EST
    Hahahahaha!!!! #oklaed
    In reply to @JasonPerez75
  • bridgestyler Jan 22 @ 9:02 PM EST
    Tyler Bridges, #cpsreds Asst Supt, @SNU_MAEL Adjunct Professor, & future @k20center Associate Director. #oklaed
    In reply to @SNU_MAEL, @k20center
  • djthoreson Jan 22 @ 9:03 PM EST
    A1: Debbie Thoreson, Dewey High School, P of 1st grade girl, T of English 3 & AP, #oklaed
  • McDonaldClay Jan 22 @ 9:03 PM EST
    Clay McDonald, Principal --Piedmont Middle School #oklaed
  • ShelbyJr3 Jan 22 @ 9:03 PM EST
    Shelby, English II,III co-teaching. #oklaed
  • edgeblogger Jan 22 @ 9:03 PM EST
    I sense a little unrest and irreverence in the #oklaed crowd, tonight. Awesome!
  • ECHSHoward Jan 22 @ 9:03 PM EST
    Adam Howard ELD Teacher/Ed tech enthusiast-East Central High School, Tulsa #oklaed
  • sarah_b2016 Jan 22 @ 9:03 PM EST
    Sarah B Lawton. If you missed #edcampswok, you missed a great time!! #oklaed
  • GauntTonya Jan 22 @ 9:03 PM EST
    Tonya Gaunt, Tech Integration and ELL, Clinton #oklaed
  • MPSTechnology Jan 22 @ 9:03 PM EST
    Jun Kim, The annoying guy who tells people to reboot their computer just to waste their time, Moore #oklaed
  • mcvay51 Jan 22 @ 9:04 PM EST
    Craig McVay, Supt., El Reno PS here for the learning opportunity. #OklaEd
  • meghanloyd Jan 22 @ 9:04 PM EST
    unrest and irreverence are my middle names. #oklaed
    In reply to @edgeblogger
  • MrRogersTech Jan 22 @ 9:04 PM EST
    Adam Rogers CTE Technology Resource Coordinator OKCPS #oklaed
  • SW_Elem Jan 22 @ 9:04 PM EST
    Nathan Meget. 2nd-4th grade Principal at #swelem in Clinton #oklaed #cpsreds
  • jasonbengs Jan 22 @ 9:04 PM EST
    Jason Bengs #cpsreds tech dir. ๐Ÿค“ #oklaed
  • bridgestyler Jan 22 @ 9:04 PM EST
    This is me โ˜•๏ธ. #oklaed
  • collums_dawn Jan 22 @ 9:04 PM EST
    ๐Ÿ“Š Dawn Collums, Sped teacher OKC, and presently a data junkie. #oklaed
  • mrsamandahoward Jan 22 @ 9:04 PM EST
    Amanda Howard Middle School Special Ed #oklaed
  • MaestraBarron Jan 22 @ 9:04 PM EST
    Marilou Barron, 5/6th Science, Clinton #oklaed ๐Ÿ˜Š
  • ScienceBrandi Jan 22 @ 9:04 PM EST
    My emoji ๐Ÿค“ #oklaed
  • macydg Jan 22 @ 9:04 PM EST
    Macy Gleason, Student Teacher, ๐Ÿค— #oklaed
  • dougeb00 Jan 22 @ 9:04 PM EST
    ๐Ÿ˜ฏ๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜Ž #oklaed
  • Biobellrocks Jan 22 @ 9:05 PM EST
    Renee Bell, Science Teacher,๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ”ฌ Del City High School #oklaed
  • jlreed2011 Jan 22 @ 9:05 PM EST
    Jack Reed, Assistant Principal, @OKCPS and after the Green Bay loss, and Pittsburgh apparent loss my emoji is disappointment #oklaed
    In reply to @OKCPS
  • thebretthill Jan 22 @ 9:05 PM EST
    Brett Hill, HS principal / AD, newly hired Supt for FY 17-18 @ Moss Public School ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ#oklaed
  • ccoxteach Jan 22 @ 9:05 PM EST
    Christy Cox, Middle School Interventionist, Norman Public Schools, ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿผ #oklaed
  • sarah_b2016 Jan 22 @ 9:05 PM EST
    #oklaed, The state in which our state is in...
  • KMacOklahoma Jan 22 @ 9:05 PM EST
    Kevin McDonald: ELA @EMHS_Bulldogs #oklaed
    In reply to @EMHS_Bulldogs
  • WendyPratt234 Jan 22 @ 9:05 PM EST
    Wendy Pratt, CIO, Alpha @AlphaPlusEdu, Mom, sad football fan. ... #oklaed sorry i'm late
    In reply to @AlphaPlusEdu
  • RebeccaMohri Jan 22 @ 9:05 PM EST
    Rebecca Mohri, OU student aspiring elementary ed teacher #OklaEd
  • angmlittle Jan 22 @ 9:05 PM EST
    Angela Little | Edmond parent | Business Analyst for American Fidelity | public Ed advocate | #oklaed
  • tawnrundle Jan 22 @ 9:05 PM EST
    #oklaed Q2). How does technology carry over from work to home?
  • CHS_REDS Jan 22 @ 9:05 PM EST
    Kenny Stringer, CHS principal. #oklaed
  • collums_dawn Jan 22 @ 9:05 PM EST
    A-F system takes the fun out of data!!! #oklaed๐Ÿ˜ก
  • dornon_tristan Jan 22 @ 9:05 PM EST
    My name is Tristan Dornon, a student at Merritt high school. ๐Ÿ˜Ž #oklaed
  • Lsooner2 Jan 22 @ 9:06 PM EST
    Lori Wathen, parent Robin Hill School and public ed advocate #oklaed
  • angmlittle Jan 22 @ 9:06 PM EST
    Angela Little | Edmond parent | Business Analyst @ American Fidelity | public Ed advocate | #oklaed
  • mjaydenmills Jan 22 @ 9:06 PM EST
    Jayden Mills, Chickasha Senior (relishing that title that is soon to go away) #OklaEd
  • tommie_grant Jan 22 @ 9:06 PM EST
    Tommie Grant, jack of all trades master of none, currently teaching MS PE, Stillwater #oklaed
  • jcbjr Jan 22 @ 9:06 PM EST
    #oklaed A1: What I said before, living in Midlothian, Virginia. ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž
  • Land_ELA Jan 22 @ 9:06 PM EST
    Abby Land/7th ELA/๐Ÿ“š #oklaed
  • OSSBAoklahoma Jan 22 @ 9:06 PM EST
    #oklaed leaders: Your voice matters! Please join us Feb. 6 for our legislative advocacy workshop! https://t.co/E9cphNqswE
  • ShaunaJarvis18 Jan 22 @ 9:06 PM EST
    My name is Shauna Jarvis. I'm a student at Southwestern Oklahoma State University. Graduate student - Art Ed. #oklaed
  • MrsHime Jan 22 @ 9:06 PM EST
    Steph Hime #swelem #oklaed
  • ShelbyJr3 Jan 22 @ 9:07 PM EST
    I'm sorta obsessed with my google drive. Which is good, we're getting chrome books #oklaed
  • coach57 Jan 22 @ 9:07 PM EST
    Technology interlocks work and home #oklaed
  • jasonbengs Jan 22 @ 9:07 PM EST
    A2 In a clamshell case for my macbook #oklaed
  • room20awesome Jan 22 @ 9:07 PM EST
    A2 I'm an addict...but technology allows me to connect, communicate, collaborate whenever and wherever! #oklaed
  • thebretthill Jan 22 @ 9:07 PM EST
    A2: I constantly take my iPad & Surface back 2 house...just 2 have in case the muse inspires me #oklaed
  • bridgestyler Jan 22 @ 9:07 PM EST
    A2: Technology makes work at home and home at work. 24/7 connectedness comes with goods and bads. #oklaed
  • MrRogersTech Jan 22 @ 9:07 PM EST
    ๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿค“ #oklaed
  • Land_ELA Jan 22 @ 9:07 PM EST
    Abby Land/Chisholm Middle School, Enid/ 7th ELA/๐Ÿ“š #oklaed
  • collums_dawn Jan 22 @ 9:07 PM EST
    A2) I won't post a pic of the work computer open to email, Mac open to @SNU_MAEL work and my phone in case I need to talk!#oklaed
    In reply to @SNU_MAEL
  • MaestraBarron Jan 22 @ 9:07 PM EST
    A2: Lesson plans, grades, and homework. #oklaed #brogedrsrch @drbrogdon03
    In reply to @drbrogdon03
  • kennethdward Jan 22 @ 9:07 PM EST
    Kenny Ward principal @bridge_creek_ms #oklaed
    In reply to @Bridge_Creek_MS
  • jlreed2011 Jan 22 @ 9:07 PM EST
    A2) When I was in the clsrm I would e-mail screen shots of my interactive board for Ss to have before flipped clsrms. #oklaed
  • KimberBlodgett Jan 22 @ 9:07 PM EST
    I'm here #oklaed Kim, little axe, 5th, in a group text with my 3 kids solving world problems.
  • jssclynn Jan 22 @ 9:07 PM EST
    A2. Makes working at home convenient. #oklaed
  • djthoreson Jan 22 @ 9:07 PM EST
    A2: For Ts, everything comes home! For Ss, most carry their phones everywhere; for a few, there isn't a connection. #oklaed
  • meghanloyd Jan 22 @ 9:08 PM EST
    A2: I love me some technology. My MacBook is my best friend. Next to @BlueCerealEduc of course. #oklaed
    In reply to @BlueCerealEduc
  • allen_lehman Jan 22 @ 9:08 PM EST
    A2 Technology allows me to do almost anything from home that I can from school...which is good and bad... #oklaed
  • TwyllaHester Jan 22 @ 9:08 PM EST
    A2: Technology allows me to complete tasks at home, stay connected as I choose, and grow personally. #oklaed
  • angmlittle Jan 22 @ 9:08 PM EST
    My emoji - ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿผ #fistbump #collaboration #teamwork #oklaed
  • mjaydenmills Jan 22 @ 9:08 PM EST
    Forgot my emoji- (Fightin' Chick! ) ๐Ÿฅ #oklaed
    • mjaydenmills Jan 22 @ 9:06 PM EST
      Jayden Mills, Chickasha Senior (relishing that title that is soon to go away) #OklaEd
  • MrsHime Jan 22 @ 9:08 PM EST
    A2: Google drive allows me to continue working on docs etc. #oklaed
  • SW_Elem Jan 22 @ 9:08 PM EST
    Keeps us connected #oklaed
  • Lsooner2 Jan 22 @ 9:08 PM EST
    Q2) tech is very important, especially for Ss receiving Spec Ed Services #oklaed
  • JanalynTaylor Jan 22 @ 9:08 PM EST
    #oklaed A1 Tech makes work available most everywhere.
  • Land_ELA Jan 22 @ 9:08 PM EST
    A2) I love my school issued laptop and use of Google drive/documents, because I can always work! #oklaed
  • jcbjr Jan 22 @ 9:08 PM EST
    #oklaed A2: One advantage of Emeritus: Work and home the same! Technology implemented when it aids main effort...
  • tommie_grant Jan 22 @ 9:08 PM EST
    Descriptive emoji: ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธthen ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ˜‚ because those are the most common faces you'll see me make #oklaed
  • EnidSchools Jan 22 @ 9:09 PM EST
    Looking for a great school family? You found the place! Join us for our teacher career fair in March! #teach4enid #welcomehome #oklaed
  • Biobellrocks Jan 22 @ 9:09 PM EST
    I teach AP Biology and it allows my S's to stay connected to me and to each other as well as allows for some awesome online stuff!!#oklaed
  • KMacOklahoma Jan 22 @ 9:09 PM EST
    A2 - it makes meaningful student contact more accessible. It does keep some Ss from developing problem solving skills. #oklaed
  • Ebvans687 Jan 22 @ 9:09 PM EST
    A1 I'm a student at the University of Oklahoma, studying Spanish education! ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป #oklaed
  • mrsamandahoward Jan 22 @ 9:09 PM EST
    I can work on my IEPs from home, access student grades, email parents. #oklaed
  • SW_Elem Jan 22 @ 9:09 PM EST
    Gotta keep balanced. Sometimes it's healthier to unplug #oklaed
    • allen_lehman Jan 22 @ 9:08 PM EST
      A2 Technology allows me to do almost anything from home that I can from school...which is good and bad... #oklaed
  • ECHSHoward Jan 22 @ 9:09 PM EST
    Hopefully for Ss it can, but the digital divide is real. Being connected is essential to learning but so many lack basic service. #Oklaed
  • allen_lehman Jan 22 @ 9:09 PM EST
    This. I use Drive and GAFE to save/share and create/edit almost everything. The equation editor is awesome sauce for a math guy. #oklaed
    • MrsHime Jan 22 @ 9:08 PM EST
      A2: Google drive allows me to continue working on docs etc. #oklaed
  • GauntTonya Jan 22 @ 9:09 PM EST
    A2:Technology allows us to have a PLN at our fingertips 24/7 learning and growing. #oklaed
  • mrsmcreading Jan 22 @ 9:09 PM EST
    A1) You've defined the answer: It carries our work from work to home which makes taking off the T hat even harder. #OklaEd
  • RebeccaMohri Jan 22 @ 9:09 PM EST
    I agree google drive is awesome! Makes my life a little easier @ShelbyJr3 #oklaed
    In reply to @ShelbyJr3
  • DrTerriOU Jan 22 @ 9:09 PM EST
    Yikes arriving late.. Terri Cullen @oueducation Assoc Professor #oklaed
    In reply to @oueducation
  • dougeb00 Jan 22 @ 9:09 PM EST
    A2: is there a difference b/w work and home tech? Social media, web and productivity. I use it all in both #oklaed
  • MPSTechnology Jan 22 @ 9:09 PM EST
    A2: Too much at times as it has become an extension of our day to day interactions. #oklaed
  • mrsmcreading Jan 22 @ 9:10 PM EST
    A2) You've defined the answer: It carries our work from work to home which makes taking off the teacher hat even harder. #OklaEd
  • AssignmentHelpN Jan 22 @ 9:10 PM EST
    #hsgovchat #iaedchat #oklaed #probchat #txeduchat 10 Simple Ways to Use Pinterest For Classroom Teaching https://t.co/0i2sbvZqo7
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jan 22 @ 9:10 PM EST
    A2: Probably the opposite for me... if it engages my own children, I bring to work #OklaEd
  • room20awesome Jan 22 @ 9:10 PM EST
    What did we do before google drive, one drive...? I can't live without them now!! #oklaed
    In reply to @MrsHime
  • mjaydenmills Jan 22 @ 9:10 PM EST
    My Mac is wherever I am- and so are the ten thousand opened @GoogleChrome tabs. ๐Ÿ˜‚ #oklaed
    In reply to @googlechrome
  • angmlittle Jan 22 @ 9:10 PM EST
    A2) Business analyst by day and #oklaed advocate by night. I need my laptop to make both happen.
  • DrTerriOU Jan 22 @ 9:10 PM EST
    a2) no work life balance.. new husband points it out often #oklaed
  • room20awesome Jan 22 @ 9:10 PM EST
    But it's soooooooo hard to unplug!! #oklaed
    In reply to @SW_Elem
  • edgeblogger Jan 22 @ 9:10 PM EST
    A2: Most of my PLN is on Twitter, FB, or in blogs. This is where I expand my understanding and knowledge of education issues. #oklaed
  • WendyPratt234 Jan 22 @ 9:10 PM EST
    A2 Keeps me connected to what's going on; helps when I cannot make the 45-mile commute for whatever reason. #oklaed
  • ccoxteach Jan 22 @ 9:10 PM EST
    Have to really set boundaries... the same will be true for students as we go 1:1. How will we help students find the balance? #oklaed
  • jlreed2011 Jan 22 @ 9:11 PM EST
    It adds to my case of insomnia during busy times. #oklaed
    • allen_lehman Jan 22 @ 9:08 PM EST
      A2 Technology allows me to do almost anything from home that I can from school...which is good and bad... #oklaed
  • meghanloyd Jan 22 @ 9:11 PM EST
    it is your superhero power! #oklaed
    In reply to @angmlittle
  • Ebvans687 Jan 22 @ 9:11 PM EST
    A2 As a Ss, lots of assignments, course materials, resources, etc. are accessible only through technology #oklaed
  • shawnhime - Moderator Jan 22 @ 9:11 PM EST
    A2- I use the same devices at work and home. OneDrive and Sharepoint makes it seamless. #OklaEd
  • MPSTechnology Jan 22 @ 9:11 PM EST
    I use them as "Testers" as well. #oklaed
    In reply to @MrsBeck25
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jan 22 @ 9:11 PM EST
    Def been weighing those over lately. Really putting into prospective productivity vs intrusion #OklaEd
    In reply to @bridgestyler
  • MrRogersTech Jan 22 @ 9:11 PM EST
    A1) I am connected to work through email and remote access. #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jan 22 @ 9:11 PM EST
    A2 it allows me to work on work at home! Not always a good thing... #oklaed
  • sarah_b2016 Jan 22 @ 9:12 PM EST
    A2) my work day never ends. With collaborative apps and email, taking care of students is a 17 hour job #oklaed
  • mjaydenmills Jan 22 @ 9:12 PM EST
    As a student, from school to home, I rely heavily on apps. My favorites- @TimeTreeApp (shared calendar) @RemindHQ and @Google Keep! #oklaed
  • tawnrundle Jan 22 @ 9:12 PM EST
    #oklaed Q3) What problems do technology bring to your classroom?
  • kasnelson Jan 22 @ 9:12 PM EST
    I'm late, but here! Kas, Elem lead learned from @VPSINDIANS #oklaed
    In reply to @VPSINDIANS
  • jlreed2011 Jan 22 @ 9:12 PM EST
    A2b) Tching is a lifestyle and it helps to create relevance to lessons when creative juices are flowing but does need balance #oklaed
  • coach57 Jan 22 @ 9:12 PM EST
    IF you go home at 4 instead of 7 has its advantages #oklaed
    • kennethdward Jan 22 @ 9:11 PM EST
      A2 it allows me to work on work at home! Not always a good thing... #oklaed
  • ardaughty Jan 22 @ 9:12 PM EST
    Andre Daughty (pronounced Daug like how). I love to teach all. My workshops are on ๐Ÿ”ฅ! #oklaed https://t.co/v2GVa48cXG
  • angmlittle Jan 22 @ 9:13 PM EST
    #oklaed
    In reply to @meghanloyd
  • room20awesome Jan 22 @ 9:13 PM EST
    Yes!! My own kids are the best for trying new things! #oklaed
    In reply to @MPSTechnology, @MrsBeck25
  • meghanloyd Jan 22 @ 9:13 PM EST
    A3: My building is under construction...the wifi is in and out. All the time. #oklaed
  • bridgestyler Jan 22 @ 9:13 PM EST
    A3: Technology can be intimidating to anyone w/trouble relinquish #oklaed
  • KMacOklahoma Jan 22 @ 9:13 PM EST
    A3) Teaching Ss to use their tech for โ€œgood.โ€ Helping them to see is as an extension of learning, not a diversion from it. #oklaed
  • ShelbyJr3 Jan 22 @ 9:13 PM EST
    Kids are never not on their phones. Just take out the earbuds. It's lovely and terrible #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jan 22 @ 9:13 PM EST
    Definitely has advantages. Sure don't want to get rid of it! #oklaed
    • coach57 Jan 22 @ 9:12 PM EST
      IF you go home at 4 instead of 7 has its advantages #oklaed
      • kennethdward Jan 22 @ 9:11 PM EST
        A2 it allows me to work on work at home! Not always a good thing... #oklaed
  • MrWilliamsOK Jan 22 @ 9:13 PM EST
    Signing in late from the West coast... Here for #oklaed chat 8th gr History @GWCarverMSTulsa
    In reply to @GWCarverMSTulsa
  • KimberBlodgett Jan 22 @ 9:13 PM EST
    A3: when tech fails or all our laptops can't get wifi. My Ss get so irritated when they have to share laptops. #oklaed
  • angietaylor Jan 22 @ 9:13 PM EST
    a3 tech fail at school is not a fun day! @MPSTechnology but it always is fixed fast #oklaed
    In reply to @MPSTechnology
  • mjaydenmills Jan 22 @ 9:13 PM EST
    As a student, from school to home, I rely heavily on apps. My favorites- https://t.co/Nt14iYN2us, @RemindHQ and @Google Keep! #oklaed
  • DrTerriOU Jan 22 @ 9:13 PM EST
    a3 another a case of unprepared. uncharged.. #oklaed
  • jssclynn Jan 22 @ 9:14 PM EST
    A3. Lack of training to best utilize and enhance our classrooms. Most of us just wing it. #oklaed
  • WendyPratt234 Jan 22 @ 9:14 PM EST
    A3 Don't have a classroom but the probs are when it doesn't work like advertised, or like it did yesterday, or the way I need it to. #oklaed
  • MrRogersTech Jan 22 @ 9:14 PM EST
    A3) Connectivity! #oklaed
  • collums_dawn Jan 22 @ 9:14 PM EST
    A3) Usually my user error and lack of knowledge is why it will not work and will slow instruction down and waste time #oklaed
  • MPSTechnology Jan 22 @ 9:14 PM EST
    A3: Biggest issue I've observed: Teaching strategies don't change. Can't teach the same when using #edtch #oklaed
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jan 22 @ 9:14 PM EST
    Me as well. Consuming info doesn't need limits, its when Im spread to thin that I need to hit the breaks lol #OklaEd
    In reply to @bridgestyler
  • watersenglish Jan 22 @ 9:14 PM EST
    A3 Not enough computers often enough for real-world usage is a problem. #oklaed
  • KimberBlodgett Jan 22 @ 9:14 PM EST
    A3: I don't mind when we have to share bc it leads to collaboration but it gets annoying for them. #oklaed
  • MrsSearcy112 Jan 22 @ 9:14 PM EST
    Happy Sunday, #OKLAED! Lara w #NSUEngEd in Tahlequah. Sorry I'm Late&Absent from Convo tonight,but always an education advocate! Emojis: ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿค“
  • bridgestyler Jan 22 @ 9:14 PM EST
    A3: Technology can be intimidating. Especially to anyone that doesn't want to relinquish control or those w/management issues. #oklaed
  • DrPowersCMS Jan 22 @ 9:15 PM EST
  • thebretthill Jan 22 @ 9:15 PM EST
    A3: When u need it and it won't work!!๐Ÿ˜ก๐Ÿ˜ค๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ‘ฟ#oklaed
  • jasonbengs Jan 22 @ 9:15 PM EST
    A3 Same as before-can be a distraction if not properly managed. #oklaed
  • ardaughty Jan 22 @ 9:15 PM EST
    A2. It's everything we do. Want to remodel the house? Cook a new dish? Fix the kid's Ps4? Diagnose a problem? Answers are on tech. #oklaed
  • TwyllaHester Jan 22 @ 9:15 PM EST
    A3: From an admin perspective, its getting Ss to use it properly and stay engaged in the course and not social media. Dig Cit #oklaed
  • Land_ELA Jan 22 @ 9:15 PM EST
    A3) Not a problem per se, but reiterating the purpose of the why we are using technology. #sidetracked #wallpaperchange #oklaed
  • MrsHime Jan 22 @ 9:15 PM EST
    A3: If it doesn't work seamlessly some teachers give up #oklaed
  • MaestraBarron Jan 22 @ 9:15 PM EST
    A3:I have none, if any it's not keeping in the tech loop as fast as my Ss are! #oklaed
  • Biobellrocks Jan 22 @ 9:15 PM EST
    A3: Oddly enough S's struggle with some of the apps. With their phones but not so much on the computer #oklaed
  • SW_Elem Jan 22 @ 9:15 PM EST
    Sometimes we try too many things instead of becoming great at a few. #oklaed #K.I.S.S.
  • allen_lehman Jan 22 @ 9:15 PM EST
    Q3 Appropriate use of/behavior with tech has to be taught/managed. Ss aren't learning if they are on YouTube instead of engaged. #oklaed
  • ccoxteach Jan 22 @ 9:15 PM EST
    A3- my job involves supporting teachers w/ tech. Tech is ever changing which makes it hard to learn and hard to manage. #oklaed
  • coach57 Jan 22 @ 9:15 PM EST
    But do kids write notes or read magazines in class. Non engaging teachers have students who are not engaged regardless of the tech #oklaed
    • ShelbyJr3 Jan 22 @ 9:13 PM EST
      Kids are never not on their phones. Just take out the earbuds. It's lovely and terrible #oklaed
  • jlreed2011 Jan 22 @ 9:15 PM EST
    3) In my clsrm I welcomed byod policies and use of technology. Very few problems when proper use was modeled and expectations set #oklaed
  • room20awesome Jan 22 @ 9:15 PM EST
    A3 The lack of devises and time to learn to use them in an authentic way. (Always experiment with new things on the weekend!) #oklaed
  • edgeblogger Jan 22 @ 9:15 PM EST
    A3: The misconception that tech will make learning easier. It's a tool but does not replace need 4 critical thought and creativity. #oklaed
  • kasnelson Jan 22 @ 9:15 PM EST
    #oklaed leaders- are you coming to #teamoaesp Mid-Winter Conf? Not too late to sign up & bring your team! Plz retweet! @OAESP1 @CCOSA
  • djthoreson Jan 22 @ 9:16 PM EST
    A3: Distractions! Also, easier access to cheating. #oklaed Depending on it too much.
  • Ebvans687 Jan 22 @ 9:16 PM EST
    College professors aren't always as "up to date" as they need to be w the tech, makes it hard to keep up! #oklaed
  • angmlittle Jan 22 @ 9:16 PM EST
    A3) I don't have a classroom but in Advocacy, it can lead to a disconnect bc tone of voice is lost in text. #oklaed
  • jcbjr Jan 22 @ 9:16 PM EST
    #oklaed A3: Biggest problems occur when technology is introduced with charge to find a useful impact on learning. ID the learning need 1st.
  • MPSTechnology Jan 22 @ 9:16 PM EST
    Definitely seen tech enhance the Ts w/ management issues and then expect tech to help them manage their behavior. #oklaed
    In reply to @bridgestyler
  • mrsmcreading Jan 22 @ 9:16 PM EST
    A3) My biggest problem with #edtech problems is not letting the problems out of my control stop us from trying. #OklaEd
  • tommie_grant Jan 22 @ 9:16 PM EST
    A3: In PE, having devices out when Ss should be moving is quite a challenge. Coteach & I ask for ๐Ÿ“ฑto be put away for safety's sake. #OKLAED
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jan 22 @ 9:16 PM EST
    A3: Biggest one is the expectation it works 100%. Nothing is 100%. We adapted when our pencil sharpener quit. #OklaEd
  • RebeccaMohri Jan 22 @ 9:16 PM EST
    A3. Tech has advanced knowledge immensely however kids are easily consumed, reliant, and distracted on their technology. #oklaed
  • MrRogersTech Jan 22 @ 9:16 PM EST
    A3) When a purchased program does not work for student like it does for the staff. #oklaed
  • sarah_b2016 Jan 22 @ 9:16 PM EST
  • angietaylor Jan 22 @ 9:16 PM EST
    a3 with tech fail, teachers have to be problem solvers and make their lesson work as best they can. this is difficult for some #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jan 22 @ 9:16 PM EST
    A3 Hard as a leader to push the value of tech when it doesn't work consistently. T's don't have time for hit & miss! #oklaed
  • ECHSHoward Jan 22 @ 9:16 PM EST
    Tech doesn't cause problems, but it can sure amplify them (classroom management and preparedness come to mind) #Oklaed
  • ardaughty Jan 22 @ 9:17 PM EST
    , flash drives! #oklaed
    In reply to @room20awesome, @MrsHime
  • KMacOklahoma Jan 22 @ 9:17 PM EST
    A3) I actually find students are more competent on devices than laptops, i.e., struggle with word processing programs. #oklaed
  • JanalynTaylor Jan 22 @ 9:17 PM EST
    #oklaed A3 Making sure tech or apps are truly intentional, integrating, and inspiring creativity. Tech just to do tech doesn't fit vision.
  • meghanloyd Jan 22 @ 9:17 PM EST
    A3: Now I rarely us a lot of tech because I really just like holding a piece of music in my hands. #oklaed
  • mcvay51 Jan 22 @ 9:17 PM EST
    A3) when u click the left mouse after setting something up all weekend and nothing happens.Ss eat the legs off the desk in 2nd grade #OklaEd
  • edgeblogger Jan 22 @ 9:17 PM EST
    A3b: As @BetsyDeVos says, we need to worry about how grizzlies use social media in our schools. #oklaed
    In reply to @BetsyDeVos
  • allen_lehman Jan 22 @ 9:17 PM EST
    A2 con't It amazes me how Ss who are fluent with social media wtc can be intimidated when asked to engage Socrative, Classroom, etc. #oklaed
  • mrsaj4 Jan 22 @ 9:17 PM EST
    A3: 1. we have become so dependent on it...network goes down even my phone will not work 2. Not enough ss devices to stay up to date #oklaed
  • allen_lehman Jan 22 @ 9:18 PM EST
    This! #oklaed
    • JanalynTaylor Jan 22 @ 9:17 PM EST
      #oklaed A3 Making sure tech or apps are truly intentional, integrating, and inspiring creativity. Tech just to do tech doesn't fit vision.
  • dougeb00 Jan 22 @ 9:18 PM EST
    Student distraction is what I seem to hear about the most besides connectivity or bandwidth #oklaed
  • EnidSchools Jan 22 @ 9:18 PM EST
    Thank you for choosing education as a career! We love future teachers! #oklaed
    In reply to @RebeccaMohri
  • ardaughty Jan 22 @ 9:18 PM EST
    Or even worse...... #oklaed #shudders
    In reply to @room20awesome, @MrsHime
  • tstyles77 Jan 22 @ 9:18 PM EST
    A1: Travis Sloat, Okay High School, junior high English, ๐Ÿ˜ˆ #oklaed
  • Kelly_Gleason Jan 22 @ 9:18 PM EST
    A1. Kelly Gleason--English teacher in Mannford. ๐Ÿ‘ต #oklaed
  • mrsamandahoward Jan 22 @ 9:19 PM EST
    When it doesn't work #oklaed
  • collums_dawn Jan 22 @ 9:19 PM EST
    Already my favorite tweet!! #oklaed
    In reply to @edgeblogger
  • RebeccaMohri Jan 22 @ 9:19 PM EST
    A3 also as mentioned technology can be unreliable #oklaed
  • MrWilliamsOK Jan 22 @ 9:19 PM EST
    A2) there is a seamless and consistent transition from what and how I work at home and at school... Tech makes that possible #oklaed
  • room20awesome Jan 22 @ 9:19 PM EST
    This.... #oklaed
    • JanalynTaylor Jan 22 @ 9:17 PM EST
      #oklaed A3 Making sure tech or apps are truly intentional, integrating, and inspiring creativity. Tech just to do tech doesn't fit vision.
  • allen_lehman Jan 22 @ 9:20 PM EST
    That is the worst. When you have a lesson planned and the devices don't cooperate or the network goes down. Have to have a backup. #oklaed
  • sarah_b2016 Jan 22 @ 9:20 PM EST
    Ew Don't remind me #oklaed
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jan 22 @ 9:20 PM EST
    That's a big one! Augmentation... and need to be authentic and a better window to student learning #OklaEd
    In reply to @JanalynTaylor
  • AshleyRae38321 Jan 22 @ 9:20 PM EST
    Ashley Rodriguez, Edmond Middle School Science Teacher, ๐Ÿ”ฌ#oklaed
  • room20awesome Jan 22 @ 9:20 PM EST
    ๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ˜‚ oh my!! #oklaed
  • okenglish041 Jan 22 @ 9:20 PM EST
    Brenda Pyle. Sulphur High School. ๐Ÿ˜ #oklaed
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jan 22 @ 9:20 PM EST
    Oh my!! Did they know what you were talking about LOL! #OklaEd
    In reply to @WendyPratt234
  • stephoni Jan 22 @ 9:20 PM EST
    A1 Stephoni Case ED Leadership program director from SNU ๐Ÿณ @SNU_MAEL #oklaed
    In reply to @SNU_MAEL
  • MrWilliamsOK Jan 22 @ 9:21 PM EST
    A3) distractions and more hallways to monitor... But nothing we can't handle #oklaed
  • tawnrundle Jan 22 @ 9:21 PM EST
    #oklaed What problems do technology solve in the classroom ?
  • angmlittle Jan 22 @ 9:21 PM EST
    A3b) I've wondered how teachers handle technology parties, I can only imagine that they turn into tech support the entire time. ๐Ÿ˜‚ #oklaed
  • ardaughty Jan 22 @ 9:21 PM EST
    A3. The problem I can see is the "spin." We see one thing reported online but a different reality on Twitter/fb live/Periscope/IG. #oklaed
  • stephoni Jan 22 @ 9:22 PM EST
    A2 Tech carries@over from work to home all too easily! @SNU_MAEL #oklaed
    In reply to @SNU_MAEL
  • TwyllaHester Jan 22 @ 9:22 PM EST
    A4: There's rarely a question that can't be answered with a quick search. Endless opportunities for extension of learning. #oklaed
  • collums_dawn Jan 22 @ 9:22 PM EST
    A4) Increase students engagement ! That is the world they live in we might as well join it!! #oklaed
  • djthoreson Jan 22 @ 9:23 PM EST
    A4: Access to lots of info, global connections, typed words instead of hieroglyphics, collaboration between hours/classes #oklaed
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jan 22 @ 9:23 PM EST
    A4: Differentiate my teaching. I can meet my Ss where they are and have real data to see progression #OklaEd
  • sarah_b2016 Jan 22 @ 9:23 PM EST
    A4) engagement, conversations, inquiry, this list goes on!!! #OklaEd
  • bridgestyler Jan 22 @ 9:23 PM EST
    A4: We no longer have to be the 'keepers of the knowledge'. Tech brings the entire world to our classrooms. That can be powerful. #oklaed
  • DrTerriOU Jan 22 @ 9:23 PM EST
    a4) book costs #oklaed
  • angmlittle Jan 22 @ 9:23 PM EST
    A4) I have a new respect for my parents having to help w homework before having google. It's my homework side kick each evening. :) #oklaed
  • sulphurmiddle Jan 22 @ 9:23 PM EST
    Steven Pyle, Principal at Sulphur Middle School๐Ÿ™#oklaed
  • mrsamandahoward Jan 22 @ 9:23 PM EST
    A4: Teechnology helps us be more interactive. Keeps kids engaged. #oklaed
  • jasonbengs Jan 22 @ 9:23 PM EST
    A4 Problem solving must still be done by the Ss & Ts in the classroom. Tech is and always will be a tool to assist #oklaed
  • MrRogersTech Jan 22 @ 9:23 PM EST
    A4) New ways to connect with other S's from all over. #oklaed
  • Ebvans687 Jan 22 @ 9:23 PM EST
    Exactly, technology is just a tool, we have to be creative enough to find ways to make it useful for Ss #OklaEd
    • JanalynTaylor Jan 22 @ 9:17 PM EST
      #oklaed A3 Making sure tech or apps are truly intentional, integrating, and inspiring creativity. Tech just to do tech doesn't fit vision.
  • coach57 Jan 22 @ 9:23 PM EST
    Ss can be prepared for a changing job market and taught how to gather information in seconds instead of with a card catalogue #oklaed
  • Biobellrocks Jan 22 @ 9:23 PM EST
    A4: Tech is wonderful for group work. S can collaborate and create outside the class, leaving more โฒ๏ธ for presentation & discussion #oklaed
  • KathySDunn Jan 22 @ 9:23 PM EST
    A4: Electronic documents and files are so much better than the laminated lesson plans of the past #oklaed
  • mrsmcreading Jan 22 @ 9:23 PM EST
    A4) We memorize useless facts MUCH LESS and LOOK IT UP a lot more. Real life, people. #OklaEd
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jan 22 @ 9:24 PM EST
    A4: Students were able to be more self directed. Ss were able to work at their pace and I spent more time with Ss that needed me #OklaEd
  • ECHSHoward Jan 22 @ 9:24 PM EST
    Ts have more time to build relationships and help individuals instead of spending all hour delivering information. We can facilitate #Oklaed
  • kennethdward Jan 22 @ 9:24 PM EST
    A4 We are using Google Classroom @bridge_creek_ms w/the help of @MrsBeck25 T's love it! S's love it! better all the way around! #oklaed
    In reply to @Bridge_Creek_MS, @MrsBeck25
  • MaestraBarron Jan 22 @ 9:24 PM EST
    A4:When you want to take your Ss on a trip across the world & you can't really go there tech will get you there! #outsidethewalls #oklaed
  • coach57 Jan 22 @ 9:24 PM EST
    So where did you find a dictionary and phone book #oklaed
    • WendyPratt234 Jan 22 @ 9:20 PM EST
      Network was down a few hours one day last week: Had to introduce young staffers to an actual dictionary and the Yellow Pages!
      In reply to @MrsBeck25
  • KMacOklahoma Jan 22 @ 9:24 PM EST
    A4) Tech in the classroom proves that Iโ€™m still a learner as well. They see me use (and struggle) with it. #oklaed
  • ccoxteach Jan 22 @ 9:24 PM EST
    A4: technology brings creativity and real world application and skills #oklaed
  • room20awesome Jan 22 @ 9:24 PM EST
    A4 Gives Ss another way to share, create, research... Gives Ss and authentic audiance. Amazing tool for communicating with parents #oklaed
  • okenglish041 Jan 22 @ 9:24 PM EST
    A3: students are obsessed with social media on their phones. If I could trust students to use them efficiently, they could be useful #oklaed
  • meghanloyd Jan 22 @ 9:24 PM EST
    A4: I can record my students singing, play back and they can tell me the good, the bad, and the ugly. #oklaed
  • MrsHime Jan 22 @ 9:24 PM EST
    Can someone retweet Q4? #oklaed
  • jcbjr Jan 22 @ 9:24 PM EST
    #oklaed A4: Most important ones to me are providing access to material and widening the options to document / present the outcomes.
  • ShelbyJr3 Jan 22 @ 9:24 PM EST
    So much! I'm excited to discuss "fake news" and "alternative facts" as we start research papers. #oklaed
  • jssclynn Jan 22 @ 9:24 PM EST
    Engagement, quick access to information, exploring methods in collaboration, and sharing #oklaed
  • RebeccaMohri Jan 22 @ 9:24 PM EST
    A4 technology can help cater to individual learning needs. #oklaed
  • bridgestyler Jan 22 @ 9:24 PM EST
    A4: The education world is getting flatter every day. I don't have to be super-innovative as long as someone in my PLN is! #oklaed
  • jlreed2011 Jan 22 @ 9:25 PM EST
    A4) Tech helps get notes to absent students, document lessons, saves time on data collecting, tracks progress, collaboration, etc #oklaed
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jan 22 @ 9:25 PM EST
    A4: Biggest one is COA! My tech trail showed my parents documentation and how I available I was to all of my students! #OklaEd
  • ardaughty Jan 22 @ 9:25 PM EST
    A4: The "spin" cycle failing. Ss will see/learn real life vs what is taught in school because of Twitter/fb live/Periscope/IG. #oklaed
  • WendyPratt234 Jan 22 @ 9:25 PM EST
    A4 Availability of content, resources, ease of monitoring news, cool tools at your fingertips. https://t.co/g4FSWBEIe1 is my BFF. #oklaed
  • Ebvans687 Jan 22 @ 9:25 PM EST
    A4 teachers can share tons of resources and references in one spot for Ss to access whenever & wherever #OklaEd
  • MPSTechnology Jan 22 @ 9:25 PM EST
    A4: Faster and further reach at the speed of "click." #oklaed
  • allen_lehman Jan 22 @ 9:25 PM EST
    A4 Platforms like Socrative and Plickers allow Ts to assess Ss understanding on the fly. Adjusting instruction is simple. #oklaed
  • djthoreson Jan 22 @ 9:25 PM EST
    So true! This past year has changed what information is available. It's kind of like when wikis became big...! #oklaed
    • ShelbyJr3 Jan 22 @ 9:24 PM EST
      So much! I'm excited to discuss "fake news" and "alternative facts" as we start research papers. #oklaed
  • MrWilliamsOK Jan 22 @ 9:25 PM EST
    A4) it makes the classroom look more like the world they live in... And yeah that can be bad too... #oklaed
  • JanalynTaylor Jan 22 @ 9:26 PM EST
    #oklaed A4 Tech can make Ss from a rural community be less isolated. Skype, webcams, etc. bring in world. Offers an audience, too.
  • Land_ELA Jan 22 @ 9:26 PM EST
    A4) Ability to take info from several sources/integrate into 1. 4C's: communicate, create, thinking critically, and collaborate. #oklaed
  • HartfordJimmy Jan 22 @ 9:26 PM EST
    Jimmy Hartford @ cushing HS. Im running late bc A4) Im looking up data collection devices for my math class #oklaed
  • SW_Elem Jan 22 @ 9:26 PM EST
    Ss can connect/learn from anyone in the World! Questions can be answered instantly! Ss can create, engage, & learn in limitless ways #oklaed
  • coach_sundy Jan 22 @ 9:26 PM EST
    Alva Middle School checking in. #oklaed
  • thebretthill Jan 22 @ 9:26 PM EST
    A4: Engagement/ fosters creativity/ gr8tr innovation/ relevance 2 Ss lives/ collaboration/ more than those, 2 #oklaed
  • edgeblogger Jan 22 @ 9:26 PM EST
    A4: Opens world to #oklaed students. Ex: Want to take them on field trip to Boston? Use Twitter to arrange a Skype visit w/ another class.
  • okenglish041 Jan 22 @ 9:26 PM EST
    Chrome books help my students research in the classroom. #oklaed
  • coach_sundy Jan 22 @ 9:27 PM EST
    Principal at Alva Middle School checking in, even though my Patriots are on fire. #oklaed
  • mcvay51 Jan 22 @ 9:27 PM EST
    A4). It turns out that World Wide Web thing is kinda handy #OklaEd
  • allen_lehman Jan 22 @ 9:27 PM EST
    A4 con't I use Plickers almost on the daily. Ss are safe to anonymously answer. Lots of red? Need to teach more. Green means go! #oklaed
  • ECHSHoward Jan 22 @ 9:27 PM EST
    This! I don't have to be the best at explaining every topic we cover, I just have to find the best explanation and facilitate #Oklaed
    • bridgestyler Jan 22 @ 9:24 PM EST
      A4: The education world is getting flatter every day. I don't have to be super-innovative as long as someone in my PLN is! #oklaed
  • AshleyRae38321 Jan 22 @ 9:28 PM EST
    A2: Creativity isn't easy in an empty classroom after 3pm! Must remember not all Ss can access tech for learning school & Home! #oklaed
  • ardaughty Jan 22 @ 9:28 PM EST
    A4: Ex? Ss who didn't march yesterday but saw their friend's live footage see the untold media story. #oklaed
  • watersenglish Jan 22 @ 9:28 PM EST
    Chromebooks & Google Docs help my Ss & I provide feedback in the writing revision/editing process. #oklaed
  • sarah_b2016 Jan 22 @ 9:28 PM EST
    welcome to Twitter and #oklaed! I have a place a Cedar Blue! We spend a lot of time in Sulphur!
    In reply to @okenglish041
  • tawnrundle Jan 22 @ 9:28 PM EST
    #oklaed Q5) What voice do students have regarding technology used in your classroom?
  • MrsHime Jan 22 @ 9:28 PM EST
    A4: Classroom aren't confined to 4 walls #oklaed
  • tstyles77 Jan 22 @ 9:29 PM EST
    A4: It allows me to say, "Take a pic of this," instead of "write this down." Less time wasted on notes. More time for instruction #oklaed
  • KMacOklahoma Jan 22 @ 9:29 PM EST
    A4) Can bring in โ€œfield experts." Working on logistics of bringing in a professional writer to my English classroom via Skype. #oklaed
  • watersenglish Jan 22 @ 9:29 PM EST
    A5 Ss often prefer to use their devices. One S typed a 1,000 wrd narrative essay using his phone and Google Docs. #oklaed
  • djthoreson Jan 22 @ 9:29 PM EST
    A5: Hmmm... I wish they had more, but we use what we have access to! #oklaed
    • tawnrundle Jan 22 @ 9:28 PM EST
      #oklaed Q5) What voice do students have regarding technology used in your classroom?
  • MPSTechnology Jan 22 @ 9:29 PM EST
    If you run into technical issues using #EdTech, CLEAR your tech to get up and moving faster. #oklaed #mpschat
  • kennethdward Jan 22 @ 9:29 PM EST
    Join us for another gr8 conference at #omlea2017 https://t.co/QgFjmmPkaZ @OMLEA1 @DruTomlin_AMLE #mschat #oklaed
    In reply to @OMLEA1, @DruTomlin_AMLE
  • DrTerriOU Jan 22 @ 9:29 PM EST
    a5) I want creative voice..b ut checklisting is a problem. #oklaed
  • thebretthill Jan 22 @ 9:29 PM EST
    A5: Not enough of one...yet #oklaed
    • tawnrundle Jan 22 @ 9:28 PM EST
      #oklaed Q5) What voice do students have regarding technology used in your classroom?
  • meghanloyd Jan 22 @ 9:29 PM EST
    A5: Take a picture or send your parents a reminder text is a life saver. Because in middle school, papers never go home. #oklaed
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jan 22 @ 9:29 PM EST
    A5: In my experience, sadly very little. However, encouraged by @kennethdward Ts and their BYOD! Been awesome to work with them! #oklaed
    In reply to @kennethdward
  • JanalynTaylor Jan 22 @ 9:30 PM EST
    #oklaed A4 Teacher collaboration and sharing is enhanced, too.
  • DrPowersCMS Jan 22 @ 9:30 PM EST
  • tstyles77 Jan 22 @ 9:30 PM EST
    A5: Unfortunately they don't have much because they're junior high. They get to pick the music sometimes! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ #oklaed
    • tawnrundle Jan 22 @ 9:28 PM EST
      #oklaed Q5) What voice do students have regarding technology used in your classroom?
  • ScienceBrandi Jan 22 @ 9:30 PM EST
    I think we will all have a bigger responsibility to teach this now. #oklaed
    • ShelbyJr3 Jan 22 @ 9:24 PM EST
      So much! I'm excited to discuss "fake news" and "alternative facts" as we start research papers. #oklaed
  • ECHSHoward Jan 22 @ 9:30 PM EST
    This is a great tool for Cs without tech! I made a quick tutorial for my Ts if any of you are interested #Oklaed https://t.co/sRC8qNOk4v
    • allen_lehman Jan 22 @ 9:27 PM EST
      A4 con't I use Plickers almost on the daily. Ss are safe to anonymously answer. Lots of red? Need to teach more. Green means go! #oklaed
  • ardaughty Jan 22 @ 9:30 PM EST
    A4. Same thing happened in Ferguson. Many saw the media reporting riots but didn't capture the good. Amateur video did! #oklaed
  • mcvay51 Jan 22 @ 9:30 PM EST
    A4) who knew that Apple IIC gadget would actually turn into something kids could learn from? #imjustold #OklaEd
  • KimberBlodgett Jan 22 @ 9:31 PM EST
    A5: we have 1:1 in my room and they can use them when they think it's relative given wifi is working. #oklaed
  • room20awesome Jan 22 @ 9:31 PM EST
    A5 My firsties are able to share what they're learning with family, give voice to science, writing projects, retell stories... #oklaed
  • jlreed2011 Jan 22 @ 9:31 PM EST
    A5) Tech gave my Ss a stronger voice when I was in the clsrm. Now I see a daily battle with Ts struggling to effectively use tech #oklaed
  • TwyllaHester Jan 22 @ 9:31 PM EST
    A5: I wish Ss had more autonomy and choice on tech use. Ts who aren't comfortable with tech make it T-led instead of S-led. #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jan 22 @ 9:31 PM EST
    Our S's are bringing devices everyday! Very successful and helps T's see the value in S's using their devices at school! #oklaed
  • allen_lehman Jan 22 @ 9:31 PM EST
    A5 Students don't have much of a voice, but if you listen they will tell you what they think...honest, valuable feedback... #oklaed
  • jssclynn Jan 22 @ 9:31 PM EST
    A5. Currently Ss have no voice in the tech in the classroom #oklaed
  • ardaughty Jan 22 @ 9:31 PM EST
    A4. Ss/ Ts will get to see the raw uncut realities from both perspectives. It appears we've already started w/the inauguration. #oklaed
  • beckysmcclure Jan 22 @ 9:32 PM EST
    Becky McClure checking in! ECE Student at OU-Tulsa! Lurking my first #oklaed chat! #ececohort11
  • EnidSchools Jan 22 @ 9:32 PM EST
    Thank you Enid voters for providing 1:1 devices for ALL @EnidSchools students! #oklaed #epsproud
    In reply to @EnidSchools
  • MaestraBarron Jan 22 @ 9:32 PM EST
    A5:I am open to any suggestions in my classroom. I allow them to use their devices as well. #oklaed
  • okenglish041 Jan 22 @ 9:32 PM EST
    A5: chrome books available as students need them. Cell phones almost always restricted. Occasional picture of an assignment. #oklaed
  • mcvay51 Jan 22 @ 9:32 PM EST
    A5) Access. The bane of my existence. Not enough? Too much? Filter too stringent? Too easy to access bad voodoo? Help! #OklaEd
  • grendelrick Jan 22 @ 9:32 PM EST
    A3 - Sometimes it creates distractions #OklaEd
  • KimberBlodgett Jan 22 @ 9:33 PM EST
    Technology, 1:1 is a good incentive also to keep Ss on task and motivated. I am thankful for my laptops. #oklaed
  • ScienceBrandi Jan 22 @ 9:33 PM EST
    A5) But I do think tech allows for improved student voice in their output and products #oklaed
  • Land_ELA Jan 22 @ 9:33 PM EST
    A5) Well, it's a more creative voice than paper and the textbook. I'll go with creative! #oklaed
  • tawnrundle Jan 22 @ 9:33 PM EST
  • grendelrick Jan 22 @ 9:33 PM EST
    A5 #oklaed This varies by teacher, but not enough unfortunately.
  • ECHSHoward Jan 22 @ 9:33 PM EST
    They expect Ts to use it! High school students aren't shy about shaming Ts who aren't taking advantage of their GAFE/Chromebooks #Oklaed
    • tawnrundle Jan 22 @ 9:28 PM EST
      #oklaed Q5) What voice do students have regarding technology used in your classroom?
  • jcbjr Jan 22 @ 9:33 PM EST
    Conflict just materialized and I have to leave the chat. Good night, Gracie!!! #oklaed
  • dornon_tristan Jan 22 @ 9:33 PM EST
    A5) In my experience students are often able to solve many of the "technical problems" that are involved in using new technology #oklaed
  • MPSTechnology Jan 22 @ 9:34 PM EST
    A5: Let Ss decide #edtech to use to solve problems. Ts get too hung up on process & final product rather than content & concept. #oklaed
  • mrsamandahoward Jan 22 @ 9:34 PM EST
    Not much say because they are Middle Schoolers. Nice to be able to take a pic of notes instead of waiting for them to finish. #oklaed
  • ardaughty Jan 22 @ 9:34 PM EST
    A5. Choosing topics for research, #pbl, deepening their personal learning, getting extra support via flipped learning. #oklaed
    • tawnrundle Jan 22 @ 9:28 PM EST
      #oklaed Q5) What voice do students have regarding technology used in your classroom?
  • meghanloyd Jan 22 @ 9:34 PM EST
    A6: We are not 1:1 so I don't really know...#oklaed
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jan 22 @ 9:34 PM EST
    THIS----> Let them teach us! Give them a turn! #OklaEd
    • MPSTechnology Jan 22 @ 9:34 PM EST
      A5: Let Ss decide #edtech to use to solve problems. Ts get too hung up on process & final product rather than content & concept. #oklaed
  • sarah_b2016 Jan 22 @ 9:34 PM EST
    Well said ๐Ÿ‘#oklaed
    • mcvay51 Jan 22 @ 9:32 PM EST
      A5) Access. The bane of my existence. Not enough? Too much? Filter too stringent? Too easy to access bad voodoo? Help! #OklaEd
  • djthoreson Jan 22 @ 9:34 PM EST
    A6: Not 1:1, but no, Ss cannot download anything after we had a virus last year! #oklaed
  • allen_lehman Jan 22 @ 9:34 PM EST
    A6 My district is going 1:1 -- with MacBook Airs(!) -- next year. Interested to hear how this is going in other districts. #oklaed
  • AshleyRae38321 Jan 22 @ 9:35 PM EST
    A3: Main problem I encounter regularly limited device access for Ss #oklaed
  • KimberBlodgett Jan 22 @ 9:35 PM EST
    I hear "mine won't connect" but someone else's did. Well, go collaborate and see what happens. #oklaed that's almost daily!
  • okenglish041 Jan 22 @ 9:35 PM EST
    Teachers can't even download info. Iboss is in control. #oklaed
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jan 22 @ 9:35 PM EST
    A6: Seen a mixture of both. I know @Carolgarrisonok likes her Ss to have their own tunes! #OklaEd
    In reply to @Carolgarrisonok
  • mrsamandahoward Jan 22 @ 9:35 PM EST
    A6: we aren't 1:1 yet unfortunately #oklaed
  • MrsHime Jan 22 @ 9:36 PM EST
    A6: #swelem grade 2-4 no #oklaed
  • jlreed2011 Jan 22 @ 9:36 PM EST
    A6) I believe our district prevents students from downloading anything, but we are not 1:1 so that may be why. #oklaed
  • Biobellrocks Jan 22 @ 9:36 PM EST
    A5: I let my S use any tech or apps that enhance the lesson or presentation, reliable resources only though please #oklaed
  • Care7390 Jan 22 @ 9:36 PM EST
    #oklaed 1:1 w/ iPads & our students are allowed their own apps (except Snapchat and Kik). Admin wants students to feel it is their device.
  • meghanloyd Jan 22 @ 9:36 PM EST
    A6: We had kids breakdown the firewall to trying to get Netflix...it shutdown state testing and internet access for weeks. #oklaed
  • GauntTonya Jan 22 @ 9:36 PM EST
    A5: Technology allows our students to document their learning for an audience including their families and peers. #oklaed
  • AshleyRae38321 Jan 22 @ 9:36 PM EST
    A4: Tech allows for unlimited accessibility to resources for Ts AND Ss! #OklaEd
  • angmlittle Jan 22 @ 9:37 PM EST
    A6) I can only imagine that creates too much risk. Most companies won't even let employees install or download things. #oklaed
  • TwyllaHester Jan 22 @ 9:37 PM EST
    A6: We are not 1:1. #oklaed
  • MPSTechnology Jan 22 @ 9:37 PM EST
    A6: great question to discuss. See both, but can be IT nightmare on device management. #oklaed
  • ardaughty Jan 22 @ 9:37 PM EST
    A6. I do see value in downloading choices. With that said, that's not what comes to mind when I hear student voice and choice. #oklaed
  • tawnrundle Jan 22 @ 9:37 PM EST
    A6) I am hoping our students will answers this question, hint hint! #oklaed
  • mrsamandahoward Jan 22 @ 9:37 PM EST
    Ts aren't even given wifi password #oklaed
  • dornon_tristan Jan 22 @ 9:37 PM EST
    A6) All forms of social media, music, games, etc. are allowed at my school as long as the content is seen as school appropriate #oklaed
  • KMacOklahoma Jan 22 @ 9:37 PM EST
    A6) Tangent: one benefit of web-based software (GAFE) is that downloading is less of an issue. #oklaed
  • sarah_b2016 Jan 22 @ 9:38 PM EST
    Hehehehehe #oklaed
    • meghanloyd Jan 22 @ 9:36 PM EST
      A6: We had kids breakdown the firewall to trying to get Netflix...it shutdown state testing and internet access for weeks. #oklaed
  • jeffdaugherty4 Jan 22 @ 9:38 PM EST
    Our students can download their music, apps, pictures, social media, ect as long as space is available for school stuff. #oklaed
  • MrsLSpyres Jan 22 @ 9:38 PM EST
    Lorie Spyres para Berryhill Elementary #OklaEd
  • ardaughty Jan 22 @ 9:38 PM EST
    A6. I believe there's value in allowing students to personalize their downloads though. As long as it follows CIPA & copyright laws. #oklaed
  • angmlittle Jan 22 @ 9:38 PM EST
    A6b) there is likely a bandwidth issue with that as well. #oklaed
  • CadlynSmith Jan 22 @ 9:38 PM EST
    A6: at merritt i can have my social media, apps, & own music downloaded as long as there's room for school material #oklaed
  • jssclynn Jan 22 @ 9:39 PM EST
    A6. Not a 1:1 school but interested to see the responses. #oklaed
  • jlreed2011 Jan 22 @ 9:39 PM EST
    A6) I do not think it lessens the Tech to prevent students to download their own apps or music in school; they have ability at home #oklaed
  • angmlittle Jan 22 @ 9:39 PM EST
    and less issues to resolve bc you aren't dealing with each individual client. #oklaed
    In reply to @KMacOklahoma
  • KimberBlodgett Jan 22 @ 9:39 PM EST
    A6: I T 5th, we don't download things. They do PP, word, etc. we use it mainly for research on PBL, and daily work. #oklaed
  • edgeblogger Jan 22 @ 9:40 PM EST
    #oklaed
  • angmlittle Jan 22 @ 9:40 PM EST
    not at all. It safeguards the network and keeps them from distraction. #oklaed
    In reply to @jlreed2011
  • mcvay51 Jan 22 @ 9:40 PM EST
    A6) we want to be 1:1 but our IT guys guard access like its Ft Knox.Gotta shove that first.NO ONE gets the wifi password or else.ugh #OklaEd
  • djthoreson Jan 22 @ 9:40 PM EST
    I totally agree! Yet Ss see it as a right... #oklaed
    In reply to @jlreed2011
  • allen_lehman Jan 22 @ 9:41 PM EST
    A6 con't Thinking...Ss need to have a sense of ownership of their 1:1 devices. As long as their stuff doesn't distract, why not? #oklaed
  • thebretthill Jan 22 @ 9:41 PM EST
    "....if u put up the firewall, they will attempt 2 tear it down..." or "...Mr. Principal, tear down this (fire)wall!" #oklaed
    In reply to @meghanloyd
  • angmlittle Jan 22 @ 9:41 PM EST
    @edgeblogger ๐Ÿ˜‚ #oklaed
    In reply to @edgeblogger
  • MrsHime Jan 22 @ 9:41 PM EST
    Aren't you the Supt.? #oklaed
    In reply to @mcvay51
  • McDonaldClay Jan 22 @ 9:42 PM EST
    A6: schools choice #oklaed
  • AshleyRae38321 Jan 22 @ 9:42 PM EST
    A5: I allow students to use their own devices. Get resources like @nearpod allow for Ts to monitor Ss activity & stay on task! #oklaed
    In reply to @nearpod
  • MPSTechnology Jan 22 @ 9:42 PM EST
    what discussions have you had with your IT director? #marriagebetweenITandcurriculum #oklaed
    In reply to @mcvay51
  • kennethdward Jan 22 @ 9:42 PM EST
    We must teach digital citizenship! #oklaed
    • djthoreson Jan 22 @ 9:40 PM EST
      I totally agree! Yet Ss see it as a right... #oklaed
      In reply to @jlreed2011
  • tawnrundle Jan 22 @ 9:43 PM EST
    #oklaed Q7) Is internet access restricted? Why or why not?
  • tstyles77 Jan 22 @ 9:43 PM EST
    A6: When our Ss had phones, I loved for them to listen to their own music. Important to identity, creates honesty in writings. #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jan 22 @ 9:43 PM EST
    Yikes! #oklaed
    • mcvay51 Jan 22 @ 9:40 PM EST
      A6) we want to be 1:1 but our IT guys guard access like its Ft Knox.Gotta shove that first.NO ONE gets the wifi password or else.ugh #OklaEd
  • MrsHime Jan 22 @ 9:43 PM EST
    No lol, sorry for the sarcasm, I just couldn't help myself ๐Ÿ˜ณ#oklaed
    In reply to @mcvay51
  • MrsLSpyres Jan 22 @ 9:44 PM EST
    Q2:In a good way being able to accomplish tasks at home leads to less time away from family. #OklaEd
  • meghanloyd Jan 22 @ 9:44 PM EST
    A7: Because kids break the firewalls trying to get Netflix....#oklaed
  • djthoreson Jan 22 @ 9:44 PM EST
    A7: Yep - sites inappropriate or that have been abused. #oklaed
  • MrsHime Jan 22 @ 9:45 PM EST
    Maybe he is reading this and your problem is solved ๐Ÿ˜ƒ#oklaed
    In reply to @mcvay51
  • cmontgomery16 Jan 22 @ 9:45 PM EST
    A7: Our S body has our own internet which teachers utilize for teaching and it restricts certain sites. #oklaed
  • DrPowersCMS Jan 22 @ 9:45 PM EST
  • KathySDunn Jan 22 @ 9:45 PM EST
    Ease up on my IT buddies. Ss got the PW last year & just about shut down the district before the end of the day #allaccess #oklaed
    In reply to @mcvay51
  • tstyles77 Jan 22 @ 9:45 PM EST
    A7: Is internet access restricted? lolololololol #oklaed
  • angmlittle Jan 22 @ 9:45 PM EST
    :)) #oklaed
    In reply to @mcvay51
  • TwyllaHester Jan 22 @ 9:45 PM EST
    A7: Access is restricted for certain sites, but can be opened if needed per request.Our IT/tech department is phenomenal. Love them! #oklaed
  • ShelbyJr3 Jan 22 @ 9:45 PM EST
    Well yeah. The righteous many suffer the guilty few. #oklaed
  • dougeb00 Jan 22 @ 9:45 PM EST
    Not open to Ss To try and minimize distractions and misuse #oklaed
  • MPSTechnology Jan 22 @ 9:45 PM EST
    A7: Yes, to ensure we are compliant. The rest needs to be a discussion like between IT and curriculum to get the right amount. #oklaed
  • McDonaldClay Jan 22 @ 9:45 PM EST
    A7: Internet access is restricted ... too many sites where there is not a need for Ss to access #oklaed
  • mrsamandahoward Jan 22 @ 9:45 PM EST
    A7 Ts don't even get wifi password. Kids hack. Admins change it again. Repeat cycle. #oklaed
  • jlreed2011 Jan 22 @ 9:46 PM EST
    A7) Yes, internet sites are restricted in an effort to keep the use academic and not pure entertainment and/or inappropriate #oklaed
  • franklinMPH Jan 22 @ 9:46 PM EST
    A7: e rate discounts and funding require internet filters #oklaed
  • kennethdward Jan 22 @ 9:46 PM EST
    A7 we do have certain things blocked. #oklaed
  • thebretthill Jan 22 @ 9:46 PM EST
    A7: 4 us, yes. Not enough bandwidth to withstand all of the devices. #oklaed
  • MrsHime Jan 22 @ 9:46 PM EST
    A7: No #oklaed
  • okenglish041 Jan 22 @ 9:46 PM EST
    Q7: very restricted. The History Channel and PBS were blocked this week. #oklaed
  • jssclynn Jan 22 @ 9:46 PM EST
    A7. We are fortunate to have the WiFi password for ts and ss. ๐Ÿ‘#oklaed
  • Biobellrocks Jan 22 @ 9:47 PM EST
    A7: Yes S are restricted but if material is school related it's not generally a problem. It's best for online safety...everyones ๐Ÿ˜ณ #oklaed
  • allen_lehman Jan 22 @ 9:47 PM EST
    A7 There is a filter, but it is not as restrictive as some I have seen. #oklaed
  • MPSTechnology Jan 22 @ 9:47 PM EST
    Erate states district must make best effort and encourages social media and the ways of the 21st century learner #global. #oklaed.
    In reply to @mcvay51
  • KimberBlodgett Jan 22 @ 9:47 PM EST
    A7: I haven't found a website that is restricted yet. I can use YouTube, etc. I love it! #oklaed
  • jeffdaugherty4 Jan 22 @ 9:47 PM EST
    A7 no #oklaed
  • bridgestyler Jan 22 @ 9:47 PM EST
    A7: I always say; we will let the kids drive one-ton trucks through the parking lot but we won't give them the wifi password? #Huh #oklaed
  • room20awesome Jan 22 @ 9:47 PM EST
    A7 Yes, inappropriate sites are resricted. #oklaed
  • angmlittle Jan 22 @ 9:47 PM EST
    A7) Hope so. There are many places that are off limits to kiddos. #oklaed
  • wfryer Jan 22 @ 9:47 PM EST
    perhaps ask your IT department for authenticated student access to Wi-Fi? We are doing that now w Google (GAFE) & @meraki #oklaed
    In reply to @mcvay51, @meraki
  • KathySDunn Jan 22 @ 9:48 PM EST
    Q7: After last year's PW scandal, IT set up an open network for Ss & Guests. Locked down the other side with Secret PW. #oklaed
  • KMacOklahoma Jan 22 @ 9:48 PM EST
    โ€ฆnot block certain websites. Ts have more access than Ss. #oklaed
  • KimberBlodgett Jan 22 @ 9:48 PM EST
    Sometimes I save videos on fb or twitter to show my students. I am so glad I have the freedom to do so. #oklaed
  • KathySDunn Jan 22 @ 9:49 PM EST
    I think you explained it better than I did! #oklaed Let the Ss lead the way!
    In reply to @cmontgomery16
  • tawnrundle Jan 22 @ 9:49 PM EST
    #oklaed Q) Should technology replace textbooks?
  • bridgestyler Jan 22 @ 9:49 PM EST
    A7: We are Erate compliant to block dangers but otherwise we are open. Teach #digitalcitizenship. #oklaed
  • AshleyRae38321 Jan 22 @ 9:49 PM EST
    A7: Often Ss feel frustrated they can't always connect when working in class & this leads to loss of interest #distraction #oklaed
  • MrsHime Jan 22 @ 9:49 PM EST
    A7: Ts should plan out there week, making sure every site they need is open, if not request a few days in advance #oklaed
  • sarah_b2016 Jan 22 @ 9:49 PM EST
    Im confused by how so many schools/districts have little restrictions for Ss and are thriving, yet the rest of us can't! #oklaed
  • MPSTechnology Jan 22 @ 9:49 PM EST
    A7b: continually "tweaking" our filter to give Ts and Ss more while keeping compliant. Ts' get tired of me "tweaking." #oklaed
  • edgeblogger Jan 22 @ 9:49 PM EST
    A7: If we open internet for kids, they might check facts. New facts lead to divergent thinking and orig thought. Next, anarchy. #oklaed
  • dougeb00 Jan 22 @ 9:49 PM EST
    drivers have to complete drivers ed and OSSBA drivers test first #oklaed
    In reply to @bridgestyler
  • jpk38 Jan 22 @ 9:49 PM EST
    #WYOedchat will be starting in 10m, stop on by #21CL #edtech #sunchat #21stedchat #oklaED #iaedchat #caedchat
  • vperezy Jan 22 @ 9:50 PM EST
    How are you going to teach them how to use it responsibly if you just say shut it out. Like we magically learn responsibility at 21? #oklaed
    • bridgestyler Jan 22 @ 9:47 PM EST
      A7: I always say; we will let the kids drive one-ton trucks through the parking lot but we won't give them the wifi password? #Huh #oklaed
  • thebretthill Jan 22 @ 9:50 PM EST
    A7: Wifi restricted, filters block inappropriate sites. Would like 2 move beyond this in future #oklaed
  • KimberBlodgett Jan 22 @ 9:50 PM EST
    We get way too restrictive when it comes to technology access. You need to trust your teachers more. #oklaed
  • room20awesome Jan 22 @ 9:50 PM EST
    A8 Authentic learning should replace textbooks. #oklaed
  • jpk38 Jan 22 @ 9:50 PM EST
  • angmlittle Jan 22 @ 9:50 PM EST
    A8) in a perfect fully funded and no poverty world, I can see this happening but not current state. #oklaed
  • wfryer Jan 22 @ 9:50 PM EST
    your network needs a firewall which can set quotas for bandwidth on the student SSID. #oklaed
    In reply to @KathySDunn, @mcvay51
  • jeffdaugherty4 Jan 22 @ 9:51 PM EST
    A8. Yes. We use textbook money to pay teachers to create and use their own material in iTunesย U. #oklaed
  • TwyllaHester Jan 22 @ 9:51 PM EST
    A8: Depends on the course. Many could go digital now, others don't have access to enough sources that are current and user friendly. #oklaed
  • ShelbyJr3 Jan 22 @ 9:51 PM EST
    Only when the tech is consistently more reliable than the printed word #oklaed
  • dougeb00 Jan 22 @ 9:51 PM EST
    A8: good question to ask students. I say Yes! #oklaed
  • KathySDunn Jan 22 @ 9:51 PM EST
    @cmontgomery16 The PW Scandal was the greatest collaboration among the 3 High Schools since the founding of Mid-Del Schools! #oklaed
    • KathySDunn Jan 22 @ 9:45 PM EST
      Ease up on my IT buddies. Ss got the PW last year & just about shut down the district before the end of the day #allaccess #oklaed
      In reply to @mcvay51
  • Biobellrocks Jan 22 @ 9:51 PM EST
    A8: I would love to see S given a tablet with all textbooks for their schedule. So many cool tools and cheaper than replacing books #oklaed
  • grendelrick Jan 22 @ 9:51 PM EST
    A8 #oklaed Anything else would be better than textbooks.
  • okenglish041 Jan 22 @ 9:51 PM EST
    Q8: in the ideal world...yes. But even the good students use "wifi was down" for a no homework excuse. Still need hard copies too. #oklaed
  • Care7390 Jan 22 @ 9:51 PM EST
    #oklaed A8 I think replacing textbooks with technology can be risky. It can get into some legal issues when copyright is ignored.
  • StaceyRman Jan 22 @ 9:51 PM EST
    A:7 Can't believe schools block access, we have spent tons of time and $ 2 make sure we have great bandwidth in every room. #oklaed
  • jssclynn Jan 22 @ 9:51 PM EST
    A8. digital textbooks are as beneficial as textbooks and fiscally responsible for school districts . #oklaed
  • AshleyRae38321 Jan 22 @ 9:51 PM EST
    Q8: NEVER! Tech should be an added resource not replace great ones we have! Don't need power or wifi to access knowledge in books #oklaed
  • dornon_tristan Jan 22 @ 9:52 PM EST
    A8) At a certain point yes, textbooks are just ways to convey a lot of information which is something the internets fully capable of #oklaed
  • KathySDunn Jan 22 @ 9:52 PM EST
    That may be what we have now. #oklaed
    In reply to @wfryer, @mcvay51
  • jlreed2011 Jan 22 @ 9:52 PM EST
    A8) Technology makes it possible to create real-time textbooks that are digital and available to all everywhere potentially saving $ #oklaed
  • mrsamandahoward Jan 22 @ 9:52 PM EST
    A8 sometimes I think so but then with technology being so hit and miss not sure if it's a great idea. #oklaed
  • tstyles77 Jan 22 @ 9:52 PM EST
    A8: If it can, absolutely. Cheaper, more reliable, easier to manage. Problem is devices and keeping those current. Costs ๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿ’ฐ #oklaed
  • bridgestyler Jan 22 @ 9:52 PM EST
    A8: If #opensource gains the momentum necessary then I feel like monstrous texts can fade away. Books will always hold value though. #oklaed
  • ScienceBrandi Jan 22 @ 9:52 PM EST
    I've never seen a more perfect answer. You win this game. โญ๏ธ #oklaed
  • angmlittle Jan 22 @ 9:52 PM EST
    I can't imagine having the wifi password causes much harm if your network is set up correctly. #oklaed
    In reply to @bridgestyler
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jan 22 @ 9:52 PM EST
    A8: YES!! Teachers can create their own content with OER and apps like @iBookAuthor and @BookCreatorApp Textbooks cost #OklaEd lots of $
    In reply to @iBookAuthor, @BookCreatorApp
  • cmontgomery16 Jan 22 @ 9:52 PM EST
    A8: I could see the massive benifits of this but it would be extremely hard to d0 w/o a lot of money! #oklaed
  • KMacOklahoma Jan 22 @ 9:52 PM EST
    A8) In some English books, content is there b/c itโ€™s cheap, not good. Relying on tech instead of weak content would be great. #oklaed
  • Biobellrocks Jan 22 @ 9:52 PM EST
    A8: And with online books there is no back issues, lost book issues etc. I love the online tools that accompany my book! #oklaed
  • thebretthill Jan 22 @ 9:53 PM EST
    A8: Sometimes, yes. I replaced my textbooks w/novels, resources found, borrowed & created. Textbooks too often r crutches 4 Ts #oklaed
  • allen_lehman Jan 22 @ 9:53 PM EST
    A8 Absolutely. Digital textbooks will be far more cost effective, easily updated, interactive, etc, etc. Nothing but good. #oklaed
  • dougeb00 Jan 22 @ 9:53 PM EST
    @bridgestyler drivers have to complete drivers ed and Pass a drivers test first #oklaed
    In reply to @bridgestyler
  • MPSTechnology Jan 22 @ 9:53 PM EST
    District's determine their comfort level past the CIPA requirements. #oklaed
    In reply to @sarah_b2016
  • vperezy Jan 22 @ 9:53 PM EST
    A9 Shouldn't be binary. I like a combination. Flexibility it the answer. Gotta give Ss freedom to find what works for them. #oklaed
  • tstyles77 Jan 22 @ 9:53 PM EST
    Y'all know that Einstein quote about fish and smarts and testing? It applies to trust too. Can trust some. Othersโ€ฆnever. #oklaed
    • vperezy Jan 22 @ 9:50 PM EST
      How are you going to teach them how to use it responsibly if you just say shut it out. Like we magically learn responsibility at 21? #oklaed
      • bridgestyler Jan 22 @ 9:47 PM EST
        A7: I always say; we will let the kids drive one-ton trucks through the parking lot but we won't give them the wifi password? #Huh #oklaed
  • grendelrick Jan 22 @ 9:53 PM EST
    Right now, they're not more cost effective. The publishers make sure of that. #oklaed
    • allen_lehman Jan 22 @ 9:53 PM EST
      A8 Absolutely. Digital textbooks will be far more cost effective, easily updated, interactive, etc, etc. Nothing but good. #oklaed
  • sarah_b2016 Jan 22 @ 9:54 PM EST
    Who has quality textbooks? Not sure I've ever seen one, but if I did, it was 15 years ago! #oklaed
  • jasonbengs Jan 22 @ 9:54 PM EST
    A8 Textbooks??? We don't need no stinking textbooks! #oklaed
  • MPSTechnology Jan 22 @ 9:54 PM EST
    sometimes its not about trust, but how much access to keep everyone safe and systems compromised. #oklaed
    In reply to @KimberBlodgett
  • CadlynSmith Jan 22 @ 9:54 PM EST
    A8) in some classes it would be convenient but i find myself needing actual books in classes where im working something out (math) #oklaed
  • tawnrundle Jan 22 @ 9:54 PM EST
    Q9) If technology were to replace textbooks, how would you go about making that happen? #oklaed
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jan 22 @ 9:54 PM EST
    A8: What #merrittps has done is absolutely amazing! They are a great example of how Ts can create their own curriculum into iBooks! #OklaEd
  • mcvay51 Jan 22 @ 9:55 PM EST
    A8) I would rather see textbook funds used on tech in 5-12 but would like to keep textbooks in PK-4. But again, #imold #OklaEd
  • KimberBlodgett Jan 22 @ 9:55 PM EST
    I allow my 5ths to bring phones/tablets they learned the hard way that can end. They just got them back. All is well again. #oklaed
  • vperezy Jan 22 @ 9:55 PM EST
    But there has to be a chance. #oklaed
    • tstyles77 Jan 22 @ 9:53 PM EST
      Y'all know that Einstein quote about fish and smarts and testing? It applies to trust too. Can trust some. Othersโ€ฆnever. #oklaed
      • vperezy Jan 22 @ 9:50 PM EST
        How are you going to teach them how to use it responsibly if you just say shut it out. Like we magically learn responsibility at 21? #oklaed
        • bridgestyler Jan 22 @ 9:47 PM EST
          A7: I always say; we will let the kids drive one-ton trucks through the parking lot but we won't give them the wifi password? #Huh #oklaed
  • montgomeryok Jan 22 @ 9:55 PM EST
    A8: As a mom, I enjoy online textbook as option when the hard copy gets forgotten at school. No scurrying to get pics from friends. #oklaed
  • KathySDunn Jan 22 @ 9:55 PM EST
    #oklaed @MPSTechnology I think we have a good process in place for this, just don't always agree on quality of content & use of bandwidth
    • MPSTechnology Jan 22 @ 9:45 PM EST
      A7: Yes, to ensure we are compliant. The rest needs to be a discussion like between IT and curriculum to get the right amount. #oklaed
  • MPSTechnology Jan 22 @ 9:55 PM EST
    A8: Depends on the subject and how you are going to use it. Just to replace, NOPE. #oklaed
  • room20awesome Jan 22 @ 9:55 PM EST
    Yes! I put links in my lesson plans and also organize them in @SymbalooEDU #oklaed
    In reply to @SymbalooEDU
    • MrsHime Jan 22 @ 9:49 PM EST
      A7: Ts should plan out there week, making sure every site they need is open, if not request a few days in advance #oklaed
  • jpk38 Jan 22 @ 9:55 PM EST
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jan 22 @ 9:55 PM EST
    @jeffdaugherty4 and @tawnrundle are pioneers! #OklaEd
    In reply to @jeffdaugherty4, @tawnrundle
  • MaestraBarron Jan 22 @ 9:55 PM EST
    A9: Paperless classroom is start. #oklaed
  • montgomeryok Jan 22 @ 9:55 PM EST
    A9: My kids have used online books where they sign in with a code and password from the district. #oklaed
  • okenglish041 Jan 22 @ 9:56 PM EST
    A8:Most of us could effectively teach without textbooks, but we couldn't rely on student access to technology. #oklaed
  • AaronkLigon Jan 22 @ 9:56 PM EST
    A: 8 Being a student at merritt we use iTunes U allowing us to have all our classes and assignments on the one app. #oklaed #techteam
  • KimberBlodgett Jan 22 @ 9:56 PM EST
    My students are happy and no behavior issues if I give them the liberty of bringing tech to class. You respect me I respect you. #oklaed
  • ScienceBrandi Jan 22 @ 9:56 PM EST
    True. But there are free resources. https://t.co/vziJ2LAnyP and the state of Utah are examples. #oklaed
    • grendelrick Jan 22 @ 9:53 PM EST
      Right now, they're not more cost effective. The publishers make sure of that. #oklaed
      • allen_lehman Jan 22 @ 9:53 PM EST
        A8 Absolutely. Digital textbooks will be far more cost effective, easily updated, interactive, etc, etc. Nothing but good. #oklaed
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jan 22 @ 9:56 PM EST
    A8: @jeffdaugherty4 @tawnrundle and the #merrittps star are pioneers in this field! #OklaEd
    In reply to @jeffdaugherty4, @tawnrundle
  • angmlittle Jan 22 @ 9:57 PM EST
    A9) you would have to hire more IT support staff. If it were something accessed via web, you would need 24/7 tech support. #oklaed
  • sarah_b2016 Jan 22 @ 9:57 PM EST
    I can understand that.But there are such extremes. #edcampswok was great, but we could not use wifi to get on Twitter. #extreme #oklaed
    • MPSTechnology Jan 22 @ 9:53 PM EST
      District's determine their comfort level past the CIPA requirements. #oklaed
      In reply to @sarah_b2016
  • thebretthill Jan 22 @ 9:57 PM EST
    @allen_lehman ...& w/tech always moving 2 latest & gr8test, it's tough 2 keep up w/newest tech 4 Ss #oklaed
    In reply to @grendelrick, @allen_lehman
  • MsBoismier_PHS Jan 22 @ 9:57 PM EST
    I've never โค๏ธed charts & graphs so much. @POTUS says he has the best words. Let's find out: https://t.co/dpzFNBfXML #coldhardfact #oklaed
    In reply to @POTUS
  • ScienceBrandi Jan 22 @ 9:57 PM EST
    The textbook has never been the "best practice " for teaching anything, imo. #oklaed
    • sarah_b2016 Jan 22 @ 9:54 PM EST
      Who has quality textbooks? Not sure I've ever seen one, but if I did, it was 15 years ago! #oklaed
  • tawnrundle Jan 22 @ 9:57 PM EST
    Q10) I s there any type of technology that you have learned about from a student? #oklaed
  • MPSTechnology Jan 22 @ 9:58 PM EST
    Yup. comfort level. Need to have that open communication with your leadership. Your Superintendent has final say. #oklaed
    In reply to @sarah_b2016
  • shawnhime - Moderator Jan 22 @ 9:58 PM EST
    A8- The Oklahoma Library of Digital Resources is a free and aligned to #OklaEd standard by OklaEd teachers. https://t.co/iNAW8l9yCU
  • mjaydenmills Jan 22 @ 9:58 PM EST
    Check out my latest after the chat! https://t.co/Pouv2yFbPb #oklaed
  • room20awesome Jan 22 @ 9:58 PM EST
    A9 Use standards and student's interest to guide planning & learning. Research, collaborte, create, share. #oklaed
  • wfryer Jan 22 @ 9:58 PM EST
    ask your IT department to set up user authenticated Wi-Fi access. Stops the cycle of shared Wi-Fi passwords #oklaed
    In reply to @mrsamandahoward
  • jlreed2011 Jan 22 @ 9:58 PM EST
    A9) When I was in the clsrm I would create my own "chapters" using real issues and problems for authentic connections to lessons #oklaed
  • okenglish041 Jan 22 @ 9:58 PM EST
    A9: copies of course material always available for those who need it. Library trip..students could get comfortable with wifi there #oklaed
  • okeducation Jan 22 @ 9:59 PM EST
    Liars and Tyrants and Bears! #OhMy #oklaed https://t.co/IQlNapZQb0
  • TwyllaHester Jan 22 @ 9:59 PM EST
    A10: PhotoMath, over a year ago. Great tool for Ss. #oklaed
  • edgeblogger Jan 22 @ 9:59 PM EST
    Required reading for new employees at the US Dept of Education if @BetsyDeVos gets confirmed. #oklaed
    In reply to @BetsyDeVos
  • MrsBeck25 - Moderator Jan 22 @ 9:59 PM EST
    Great #OklaEd resource! We are on our way!
  • thebretthill Jan 22 @ 9:59 PM EST
    A9: Hard 2 imagine that possibility w/the little funding we get from the State. #oklaed Sad reality 4 Ok Ss
    • tawnrundle Jan 22 @ 9:54 PM EST
      Q9) If technology were to replace textbooks, how would you go about making that happen? #oklaed
  • mrsamandahoward Jan 22 @ 9:59 PM EST
    A9 More tech support, reliable internet access, devices for students provided would be a start but what about students w/o access #oklaed
  • KathySDunn Jan 22 @ 9:59 PM EST
    A8: Not if online texts continue to cost more than printed. When OER is full of great quality content, we will be in business! #oklaed
  • amthom5 Jan 22 @ 9:59 PM EST
    Lurking on my first chat #OUTulsa #ECECohort11 #OklaEd
  • angmlittle Jan 22 @ 9:59 PM EST
    A10) My boys always find apps that I didn't know existed. It's cool to watch their little brains figure it all out on their own. #oklaed
  • KimberBlodgett Jan 22 @ 9:59 PM EST
    Thanks @tawnrundle for a good chat! Much appreciated! #oklaed
    In reply to @tawnrundle