Let me Plan Your Tech Curriculum–for Free

k-5 wiki

This is 5th grade. There are wikis for K-5

I have an angel out there who donated enough to my blog that I can arrange to share all of my daily lesson plans with you for FREE. S/he insists on anonymity so I can’t share details.

It started with a conversation. I mentioned that there were a lot of teachers being transferred to tech ed jobs (IT coordinators, tech teacher, [fill in the blank]) who didn’t have experience in this field. Their hearts and minds were there–they wanted to do it right–but had no background in teaching technology. Introducing technology to students is likely one of the most important skills students will learn int heir entire educational career. It shows them how to be curious, independent–all those skills educational standards like IB, ISTE and CCSS revere.

I whimsically mentioned If only I could be there with them, in their classrooms, to answer questions, mentor…

And an idea was born.

Here’s all you have to do:

  • Buy the SL Technology Curriculum (whichever grade(s) you teach)
  • Sign up for my grade-level wiki (for free). You’ll be asked for proof of purchase for whichever grade level you are signing up for. If you recently bought the curriculum (or one grade level), you probably have the PofP. If you purchased it a while ago, no worries. Email zeke.rowe@structuredlearning.net. He probably has a record of your purchase. He’s good at that. There are three different wikis depending upon which grade you’re interested in:
  • Follow along each week
  • Questions? Leave them on the Discussion tab on the wiki. I’ll answer them (I may move this to the blog. Still pondering)

BTW, s/he funded this endeavor for a while (not sure how long the finances will last), so if you’d like to pitch in, feel free. Just click the donate button on the left sidebar.

Jacqui Murray is the editor of a K-6 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, creator of two technology training books for middle school and six ebooks on technology in education. She is the author of Building a Midshipman, the story of her daughter’s journey from high school to United States Naval Academy. She is webmaster for six blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, a columnist for Examiner.com, Editorial Review Board member for Journal for Computing Teachers, Cisco guest blog, Technology in Education featured blogger, IMS tech expert, and a bi-weekly contributor to Write Anything. Currently, she’s editing a thriller that should be out to publishers next summer. Contact Jacqui at her writing office or her tech lab, Ask a Tech Teacher.

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8 thoughts on “Let me Plan Your Tech Curriculum–for Free

  1. What a generous gift! Please thank the donor for all of us using this resource. I’m already signed up and tapped in since school has started here! Excited to learn!!!!!!!

    • Thanks, Jane. I start posting next week, but feel free to make suggestions on what will help you this school year. Since this is the first year for this wiki, I’m open to lots of new ideas. See you over there!

  2. Thank you – I’ve signed up for ALL of them. You really are an amazing and gifted teacher and I appreciate all you do for us – and thank you to our mystery donor.

  3. How wonderful!
    Please let the donor know how grateful I am! Following a creative and experienced teacher such as yourself gives me a great advantage in trying to provide an effective and engaging program for my K- 8 students this year. I have already started and I feel a lot more confident. The kids are enjoying everything so far as well!
    Thank you!

  4. What part is free? Do I need to buy the curriculum? I doubt my principal will go for that. have been reasigned from second grade to computer lab teacher. We have no technology standards, no curriculum, and I share the lab with our reading specialist and math title teacher as well. I am lost! Looks like an amazing program though, I’ll have to see what I can get! 🙂 Thanks!

    • The FREE part is following along as I teach your lesson, the mentoring while you work through the steps (you can ask questions, interact with others doing just what you are). Unfortunately, it won’t make a lot of sense without the textbook, so that is a requirement. The PDF is the most affordable way to purchase that.

      You sound like you have your work cut out for you. What does your Admin expect of your lessons?

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