Last Saturday at Sisters Middle School, our Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB) teams battled it out against many other schools from around our region to find out who would go on to state. This year’s first place winners are….drum roll, Continue reading Bend-La Pine Schools Reign at OBOB Regionals
Hopscotch has been an app our students have been enjoying since we first issued iPads in schools 5 years ago. It is fun, easy to use and most importantly, it gets students writing code! Lately, several elementary and middle school Continue reading Everything Hopscotch
When reading on a device, we’re often looking for something specific. For example, I found a long article and I wanted to know if it had any information pertaining to schools. On my laptop, I can type in “⌘ F” Continue reading Looking for Specific Text on Your Device?
Anna Rosling Rönnlund, at Gapminder, created a website called, Dollar Street where family homes have been photographed around the world in 50 countries. These homes have been categorized on a street continuum from poor on the far left to rich Continue reading Dollar Street
Many of us enjoy creating videos, or at least our students do. We use iMovie, Keynote, Stop Motion, Notability, and other apps to create magical stories, to explain learning or how to do something or to simply entertain. We are Continue reading Puppet Master App
This year we received several requests to activate Siri on all student iPads so we decided to have the Advisory Committee weigh in on the decision. Representatives from each level at almost all schools discussed the pros and cons of Continue reading Siri Activation on All iPads
I had the opportunity to visit Mountain View High School (MVHS) Library where they are having some of their freshman English classes come in for Mix ‘N Mingle book talks. Now, book talks themselves might sound boring for some, but Continue reading Mix ‘N Mingle Book Talks at MVHS
The following apps are now available in Self Service for All High School staff and students: Adobe Capture Adobe Illustrator Draw Adobe Photoshop Sketch Adobe Photoshop Mix Adobe Photoshop Fix Adobe XD Adobe Spark Post Adobe Spark Page Adobe Spark Continue reading Adobe Apps Added to Self Service for High School