Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Anything is possible, create and propose!

I feel this is my mantra right now, Anything is possible, create and propose!  Go!

Yesterday we had a meeting at TRECA, the group sponsoring this adventure with all participants and administrators for each building.  I'm feeling a bit overwhelmed.  Being encouraged to think outside of the box gives one a feeling of being in a box at times.  These were the things I heard from the organizers that are inspiring and bouncing around in my mind.

-we are wanting different, #of kids, time, personalized, curricular structures

-has to be sustainable

-does not have to include technology

-create a program to spread around the rest of building

-come up with the next greatest idea

-SAMR, wanting the projects to be modification or redefinition of tech

-transformation of a learning environment

-a true change has to be really thoughtful

-include PD, equipment, network, conferences, travel, time

-we are partnering to make something awesome

-not a grant model, we will help redraft and redraft
-what would a wonderful learning environment look like?

-products may not exist, idea and we will help get it designed

-focus and measure student growth, engagement, personalization

-think outside the box

What do these things make you think of in a primary, Kindergarten classroom?  I'd love to hear any suggestions or thoughts you might have.  Brainstorming is better in collaboration.


  1. I am not familiar with SAMR but would like to follow the developments. They sound interesting and a good way of tracking the usefulness of tech.

  2. Gail, thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment. I did find the levels of tech use interesting. We are being pushed to create a project looking at modification and redefinition.