About Scott McDonald

Teacher / Instructional Coach with 17 experience. Fortunate to work at Bend-La Pine Schools. Enjoy camping, skiing, white water rafting and my two amazing kids.

Innovation Spotlight – Academic Language Acquisition Using Socrative

Melinda Brown is the ELL specialist at Elk Meadow Elementary. She uses the quiz builder tool Socrative to manage the large amounts of data that she and the rest of her team gather when working with students. One of the Continue reading Innovation Spotlight – Academic Language Acquisition Using Socrative

Innovation Spotlight – Plant Cell Tour Using Sphero Robots

Stephanie Morrison and Fred Kent, two science teachers from High Desert Middle School, recently shared an interesting way to explore plant cells using Sphero robots. The objective of the lesson required students to create a large scale map (model) of Continue reading Innovation Spotlight – Plant Cell Tour Using Sphero Robots

Accessing Khan Academy Through Clever

This is part 2 in a series of blog entries about using Clever. If you are not familiar with the Clever Application portal, please refer to part one of the series.   Today we will be talking about how students Continue reading Accessing Khan Academy Through Clever