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March 2015 - Victoria Burton

Victoria Burton
What Do You Teach?
12th grade Aquatic Science / 12th grade AP Environmental Science / 11th-12th grade Physics
Where Do you Teach?
Robert E Lee High School
How Long Have You Been Teaching?
8 years

How Does Educational Technology Play a Role in Your Classroom?
Technology is crucial in my classroom in order to help the students interact with content and learn more than a textbook could ever offer them. Student using technology
How Do You Find Technology in the Classroom Helpful?
First off being the AP Environmental Science teacher, I don't take as much grief from my students about the amount of paper I am using on their assignments. Secondly, I think that technology is such an integral part of their social lives so using in the classroom has been a way to show that school is just as much fun.

What Is Your Favorite Piece of Classroom Technology? Why?
I love having the iPads. We are constantly doing something on Edmodo, Quizlet, ClassMarker, iMovie, or simple using google.
What Is On Your Technology Wish List For Your Classroom? Why?
On my wish list, I would like flash player to work with the iPads better. Those pHET labs in physics would be nice to use.
What Do You Love Most About Teaching?Student using technology
When the light bulb turns on! There is no greater joy than watching a student understand a piece of material (big or small) and actually enjoy learning.

Nominated by:
Matt Bolinger, Lee High School Academic Dean "
Tori implements technology in a variety of ways. Most recently, I was in her classroom and she was using her 360 clickers to assess student performance. She was able to provide immediate feedback to students and ask them follow up questions to ensure they were learning the content. "