Set Students Up for Success With Screentime Settings

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

Dear iPad, I love your “Notes” app

I used to struggle to write my thoughts and stay organized while working on my iPad.  That ended the very first day I saw you sitting on the dock at the bottom of my screen.  Now, you save all of Continue reading Dear iPad, I love your “Notes” app

Dear iPad, I Love Your Camera

I can’t believe I ever taught a day without you.  You capture every amazing moment in my classroom.  You share beautiful images of my students learning, laughing and living.  Do you remember that time when we used the photo markup Continue reading Dear iPad, I Love Your Camera

Hour of Code Resources

December 5 marked the beginning of “Hour of Code” participation across the United States.  Even though we have several blog entries dedicated to programming and coding, I thought it would be helpful to have a short entry that lists a Continue reading Hour of Code Resources

ALERT! Digital Citizenship iBook Lessons

One of the most powerful ways to teach Digital Citizenship in the classroom will no longer be FREE as of October 1st, 2016.   All teachers are expected to teach Digital Citizenship EVERY year in their classroom. Most of us have Continue reading ALERT! Digital Citizenship iBook Lessons

Link to YOUR Digital Citizenship Resources

All Bend-La Pine classrooms need to cover Digital Citizenship each and every year with students.  THIS LINK will direct you to ALL the necessary resources you need to complete the task. Before you click on the link,  some background information: Continue reading Link to YOUR Digital Citizenship Resources