Framingham State’s International Masters of Education for Teachers Abroad

FSU International Programs Abroad Framingham state, located in Massachusetts, USA offers several Masters of Education programs for teachers working and living abroad.  Professors travel to each site location and the schedules are customized to best suit the majority of cohort members.  Some programs offer online courses, as well. Most programs cost approximately 6,500USD, or 700USD per course….

GradPost: Patty Reviews a Movie Trailer

Movie Unit We were asked to create a lesson which involved creating a movie of some kind (but not a screen cast) that was relevant to our unit and age appropriate. Here’s my video, the lesson plan and the rubric! I used WeVideo.com to create this.  The site provides cool themes and music to make…

GradPost#8: The SAMR Model & Storybird

Adding Tech to the Classroom As it was brought up in our EDU 932 course, computing in the classroom should be a way of improving the impact of the lesson.  The curriculum, not the technology, is what drives learning.  Professor Steve Katz made sure we understood that if we’re facing poor classroom management now, adding technology will…

GradPost#7: Edu Tech Tools & Resources

In this course we have been introduced, or have become better acquainted with quite a variety of tools which we can apply to the classroom and use as teacher resources. Schoology.com If I had to choose one which has ‘wowed’ me the most in this course, it’d be this Learning Management Program.  I remember when…

Grad-ScreenCast: How to login to HYE.OR.KR

I just completed my first screen cast using screencast-o-matic.com.  I’ve watched several videos in the past to learn how to use various sites and tools.  It was way easier than I expected it to be.  :) I chose to create a “How to…” video- the first of several videos, hopefully, that will help new foreign teachers…

Grad-Coding: “Hour of Code” with BB8 (Beginners)

Today, I had completed an, “Hour of Code” on studio.code.org.  This is my first experience every with coding.  It was very simple, straightforward and surprisingly fun. This particular activity is basic enough for young learners to begin their practice with digital literacy. In class we had learned that coding is becoming increasingly in demand in…

GradPost#4: Sixth Grade Debate

Today we were asked to write a blog about our favorite lesson to teach, and I’m a bit torn between debate and when we have the opportunity to invite foreign guest speakers to come into class and talk about ESL and culture. I’d really like to share some of the debate material that I’ve been…

Grad-Presentation: Sasquatch

Today I will be give a sample presentation for a sixth grade English lesson coming up in early fall.  The unit we’ll be studying is about lost civilizations and unsolved mysteries around the world.  I will be presenting the mystery of Sasquatch as a news reporter.  I have attached the presentation rubric, lesson plan and…