Author Archives: caitlineichlin

About caitlineichlin

History major at California State University San Marcos and aspiring high school history teacher.

The Maker Movement

Today’s accessibility to technology and the ability to share everything online has lead to a new age of personal empowerment, according to writer Sylvia Martinez and educator Gary S. Stager. With the use of technology humans are creating and mastering … Continue reading

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Digital Storytelling

Digital storytelling has become the modernized expression of ancient art of telling stories. In the education world, allowing students to use digital outlets to tell stories can be of great benefit. According to Regina Royer and Patricia Richards, professors at … Continue reading

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Personal Learning Network (PLN)

Question 1) For my RSS feeds portion of this assignment I used feedly. I found this website to be very interesting and easy to use. I was able to follow many informative pages about education and history, which is my … Continue reading

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Common Core State Standards

Many of the states in the US have adopted the educational plan of Common Core State Standards (CCSS) which are aimed at preparing students for their future careers. ISTE’s chief marketing operator Deborah Mersino claims that the Common Core State … Continue reading

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Mobile Learning

The teaching community has recently acknowledged the importance of using technology within the classroom in order to keep the attention of their students. But some educators have gone even further and support the use of mobile devices such as cell … Continue reading

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Social Media in Education

Social Media has quickly become a huge part of mainstream culture. Everywhere you look you can see a twitter symbol or a hashtag, from commercials to news outlets. So it is no surprise that the generation that was born at … Continue reading

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Assistive Technology

Through the reading of a couple articles in the ISTE website journal Learning and Leading with Technology I have learned a great deal about the use Assistive Technology for students with disabilities. Assistive Technology (AT) is defined by Congress in … Continue reading

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