Instructional Practices used by DeWayne Harrell


The use of Google Classroom with 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade (past three years)

First user of Chromebooks at South Salem Elementary (four total now in the library)

The use of 14 Kindles for student use at South Salem Elementary
Library Book Donation Drive at South Salem Elementary

Book Club at South Salem Elementary

Management of a blog on Wordpress at South Salem Elementary

The use of Social Media to promote student work

First user of an Amazon Account at South Salem Elementary (past five years)

First user of a gmail account for class at South Salem Elementary  (past five years)

First user of a YouTube account at South Salem Elementary (past five years)

Purchased two GO PRO Hero Cameras for students to use at South Salem Elementary (past four years)

Purchased two Samsung Tablets to allow students to upload video activities to library YouTube channel
Created a Yearbook Staff composed of students at South Salem Elementary
9th grade class used the online platform Angel for 12 weeks in 2004
Worked with Freshmen Transition as a team member
Set up a reading event between High School Athletes and the students at South Salem Elementary (2006)

SOL Tutor Elementary
Modifications for students with special needs

School Committees: SST, Technology, and Gifted

Professional Development

Published article about Using Google Classroom
Educational Consultant  
Franklin County Technology Conference

Wordpress Blogging Presentation
Regional Professional Development Institute for Technology
Purchase of audiobooks for teacher PLC’s at South Salem Elementary

Blue Ridge Public Television Master Teacher (lesson plan techniques were learned and taught)

Created the Summer School Schedule and Attendance Sheet when I was SS principal

Taught high school teachers the program INSPIRATION (visual organizer) 2003
Two Educational Grants written 1998
Instructor of ANGEL to City of Salem School Teachers (online course)
Collaborator with the Library Curriculum and Policy at Salem City Schools
Using Video in the Library Presentation to VAASL
Using Learning Stations in the Classroom Presentation to VAASL