Category: Learning at Home and School

Oct 20

Inquiry-Based Learning

Why are there more Inquiry projects now? This is so different from when I was in school. And how do I support my child when they are doing Inquiry-based learning projects at school?

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Sep 22

When Technology Gets Out of the Way

Ben Kalb, Instructional Technology Coordinator and recently named Apple Distinguished Educator, reflects on the power of technology to help tell a story.  Video is a tool widely used in SVVS, not only in the classroom, but as a tool for professional growth and development district-wide.

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Sep 22

5 Questions Teachers Wish You Would Ask Them

“No TV until your homework is finished!” Is this phrase familiar from your own childhood? Today, learning and technology are often enmeshed and it can be tough for parents to know when or how to draw a line.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2017/09/22/5-questions-teachers-wish-you-would-ask-them/

May 19

Transforming the Classroom through Blended Learning: Making Learning Powerful for Kids

Parents of many of our K-12 students have likely roamed the halls of their children’s schools or sat in their children’s classrooms and heard, in passing, the phrase… Blended Learning. What, exactly, are we blending, and how is this impacting our children?

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2017/05/19/transforming-the-classroom-through-blended-learning-making-learning-powerful-for-kids/

Apr 17

Creating with iPads!

Utilizing technology in our classrooms enables students to create and share independent and group creations. Students are not merely consuming content, but creating to share with a wide audience! How can you inspire and support at home? Read more for some project ideas you and your student can create to share with family and friends.

Permanent link to this article: https://tech.svvsd.org/family/2017/04/17/creating-with-ipads/

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