Teaching in a Paperless Classroom

We are fortunate to have a couple of teachers at the middle school with paperless classrooms. With that said, there may also be some paper-based assignments given along the way, but the move toward paperless has boded well for many of the students because of the engaging assignments, discussions, and the integration of technology. We are not a 1:1 district, but we started this pilot with classroom sets of Chromebooks and the feedback has been very positive.

The link included in this post offers the perspective of Sam Patterson and his decision to ‘Ditch the Textbook.’ Our decision to go paperless in a few classrooms was more about inquiry driven learning, and engaging students to the extent that they would be accountable and responsible for their learning.

Something to think about……


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