Remember the days when the announcements were read over the intercom? Well, those days may be coming to an end. Many of our schools are now communicating the announcements via video and students are playing a large part in the Continue reading Announcements in Video Form
Mountain View High School’s math department has harnessed the power of students recording on the iPad using Explain Everything and then sharing their recordings in Google Classroom. As part of a review for a quiz or test, students are required Continue reading Students Create Video Recordings of Their Work
Recently, I talked to a bus driver who was telling me about his route and the students that ride his bus. He was very positive and not complaining, but he made me wonder, “Do we teach our students how to Continue reading Take a Walk in Their Shoes
Wait! Don’t turn those iPads in for the year before you give Gimkit a try! Gimkit is similar to Kahoot or Quizlet Live but with some distinctive options that make it crazy fun for students. As the kids answer questions, Continue reading Gimkit-Classroom Assessment With an Edge!
The free summer audiobook program for 13+ from SYNC starts today. They will give away two complete audiobook downloads a week based on weekly themes. Last year they gave away 26 titles and this year they are giving away 28 Continue reading Free Summer Audiobook Program
Today I want to share 2 hot corners that I use on my laptop that I would be extremely annoyed if I didn’t have them. You might be wondering “What in the world is she talking about?” Well, hot corners Continue reading Hot Corners on your Laptop
Recently I learned about a great site full of informative videos for curious minds of all ages called, The Kid Should See This. The videos range from all types of topics such as science, technology, space, animals, nature, food, DIY, Continue reading The Kid Should See This
Definitely, do not judge this post by the title. Vocabulary.com is interactive, (it can be) collaborative, and FUN! The site has long been around as an online dictionary and thesaurus. Basic uses that quite frankly, most teachers would not consider Continue reading Vocabulary.com