NEOTIE Grad Cohort Final Products 2016

We are now at a point where we must educate our children in what no one knew yesterday, and prepare our schools for what no one knows yet.
– Margaret Mead

The NEOTIE2016 grad credit cohort has worked hard to reflect on their learning journey since the conference, and here are links out to their final products.

To see more about their reflective thoughts and comments, visit the Blog Post # 1 – The Human Hand, and Blog Post # 2 – The Chance of a Lifetime.

Cohort Final Products

The objective for the final product was to create a helpful resource for other teachers to use when just starting out with a new tool. Each product should have a description about what the tool does, where to get started, etc. Feel free to reach out to each teacher for more information – their contact information can be found on the product itself.

Animoto / Liz Vejar-Olwert

Connecting with Students for Feedback / Doug Thomas

How to Connect to a Network Printer / Kelly Pettis

EasyBib Bibliography Add-On for Google Docs / Mandy Marlo

Google Docs for Beginners / Nicole Notarian

final-piktochart-neotie / Lauren Girdler

Easycbm / Christina Holden

Labels & Filters in Gmail / Mike Gisondo

Classkick / Sarah Rivera

Lesson Plans on Google Classroom / Stacy Tekavec

Creating a Simple Google Form / Christian Barrus

Freezing Rows & Columns in Sheets / Blanche Davidson

Quizlet – More than flashcards! / Christine Ceraolo

Assignment # 2 – The chance of a lifetime

“Whatever you do, do it with purpose. Being focused is not something to be ashamed of. It is something to be proud of. When you know what are you are doing and have a clear vision of where you are going, you will not need to chase opportunities. Opportunities will seek you. Happiness will chase you. And, instead of being a choice, you will be the one choosing.”
― Najwa Zebian, Mind Platter

Read this.

Then this.

And this.

What are your next steps?

Tell us below, as a comment.

Assignment # 1 – The Human Hand

See the whole video. Then…

“The human hand can’t do anything perfectly. The human hand creates perfect imperfection.”

Character. Function. Doesn’t it all sound like what we do as educators? Can we afford to get it wrong?

Flow. Ballet.

What does your ballet look like? How do you hone your craft? What does your “shop” look like? What ingredients do you serve in your restaurant? What moulds do you build in your machine shop? What inspires you? Where does that come from? Do you think about egg cups? Is it time for farm-to-table in education? Do you think of yourself as an artist?

“This is what we do everyday.”

Your reactions, please. Leave them below, as a comment.