Calendar of Events
What is Constructivism?
Captivating Classes With Constructivism
Applying Standards-Based Constructivism
Quote & Strategy
...of the Week
Standards Based Lessons
Technology In Support of Student Centered Learning
"We were expecting to gain a few tidbits on teaching, but we left with strategies that have the potential to change the culture and attitude of our school forever."
...4 Teachers from Brooklyn College Academy, grades 9 - 10
"Thanks for allowing me the opportunity to share in this awesome learning experience."
...Math Teacher, Cape Coral, Florida
"This conference was the best educational experience I've had since I left college. I've been to seminars, clinics, and all kinds of workshops, but this conference was more value than anything I've experienced. In the past week, I reflected more on my teaching practices than I've ever done since I began my career."
...Teacher of Middle School Science, St. Lawrence County, New York
"I was awed by your effort to make each person at the conference feel valued."
...Middle School Teacher, ELA, State of Delaware
"We had an amazing experience at the conference!"
...Social Studies Teachers, New York City, New York
"I want to say how much I enjoyed the week. The level of learning just continues to rise every year!"
...Staff Developer, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
"Our team became a cohesive group of educators that truly have the kids at heart. We are going to really try to get together on a regular basis to discuss and encourage each other with things learned at this conference."
...Elementary Teacher, St. Lawrence County, New York
Where do I find more information about it?
Teacher.Net Harry and Rosemary Wong
This web site offers links to 35 Gazette articles written by these distinguished teacher/authors. Noted for their best selling self-published book, The First Days of School, the Wongs are the often referred to as the classroom management gurus of education.
In what ways can I implement technology to improve classroom management?
ISTE - International Society for Technology in Education
This is the homepage for technology standards.
This site offers links to K-12 curriculum, technology funding, policy, professional development, technology support and educational software reviews.
What software programs are available to teachers to help them record grades and attendance and share them with students?
Asylum Software MarkBook
MarkBook is an integrated system for classroom management. The viewer can access the MarkBook link for further details.
Task Stream: The Tools of Engagement
This site is the homepage for TaskStream. TaskStream's web-based tools enable educators to design lessons and units, map and track standards, create rubrics, develop electronic portfolios, and compile and distribute shared curriculum resources.
This is the homepage for Media-X Systems. Its products include software to record and monitor incidents and achievements: complete staff appraisals; design surveys; and analyze student data.