Every Thursday, the students in Ben Iverson’s Computer Science and Skills class become the teacher. That is because on “Learning Hack Thursday” three individuals are selected to start class with something that they do with technology that makes learning easier, Continue reading Learning Hack Thursday at High Desert Middle School
Karen Brocker’s third-grade students at Pine Ridge Elementary have a routine every Monday. It starts by gathering on the carpet to learn about what they will be studying from their Reading Wonders Curriculum and an introduction to the “Essential Question” Continue reading Essential Questions answered with Popplet
Matea Haugen and Brian Kent at Cascade Middle School are putting a modern spin on the traditional science fair by introducing the first annual App Showcase. For the event, students designed an app that would use technology to solve a Continue reading iPad App Design and Showcase
Jeff Anderson, a US History teacher at Bend High, noticed that some of his students struggled to comprehend critical concepts when reading longer passages from their textbook. So, when they began the next unit on immigration, he wanted to try Continue reading US History Podcast at Bend High
The Pilot Butte 7th grade students in Karen Corson’s Language and Literature class enjoy writing. In large part because their teacher provides purpose, audience and student choice on many of their assignments. This week, the students are editing their rough Continue reading Creative and Critical Writers using Book Creator
When it comes to a student completing his or her homework, some challenges will always remain the same. Especially when it comes to time management and minimizing distraction. It does not matter if the work is completed on paper or Continue reading Set Students Up for Success With Screentime Settings
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!
Jason Latimer is an amazing magician, scientist, and supporter of educators. I particularly enjoy his message of getting students to question and WONDER. Enjoy this video “The Wonder of Pi” with your students today. And be sure to check out Continue reading Happy Pi Day!