Hello to all visiting this blog. My name is Alison Sullivan and I teach second grade at
The Dover School in East Dover, Vermont.
My primary goal for taking the Digital Media course is to learn how to use digital media
with my students in the best ways possible.
My philosophy of education is that we all learn through experiences. The more we
experience, the more we learn.
The greatest benefit to using technology and media in the classroom is that it sparks
excitement about learning because it creates stimulating experiences.
My biggest challenge with using technology is keeping on task with my teaching
objectives and using it productively to meet my students' learning goals.
One example of how I use digital media in my classroom is displaying daily activities
on our Smartboard with links to all the media we use.
My classroom today differs from when I was in school because it has a Smartboard,
1:1 netbooks, video used content learning, and lessons created and organized with