Check out this HUGE instructional Strategies Database!

Short story- Go to this link and browse from hundreds of instructional strategies that will work in your classroom. Long story- Several of us in the Instruction Technology department have been contributing members to the Oregon Education Technology Cadre for Continue reading Check out this HUGE instructional Strategies Database!

Writing Code Independently

Nearly every time I walk into Ponderosa Elementary I see Bill Ruiter, a truly dedicated volunteer at the school who teaches the kids to program every week.  Bill’s passion for writing code is contagious, and his students are always excited to Continue reading Writing Code Independently

Sketchnoting in Notability

Notability is truly our workhorse for students with regard to turning in work from student iPads.  But, Notability can be so much more!  Consider notetaking.  Some  of our students have taken to sketchnoting  (see this link).  Notability is the perfect Continue reading Sketchnoting in Notability

Comparative Adjectives

Title: Comparative Adjectives Subject: ELL/Geography/Continents By: Jeff Yacuk, ELL Teacher, High Desert and Sky View Middle Schools Grade Level:  Grades 6-8 Learning Goal: Students will identify 7 continents and be able to distinguish differences between them using newly introduced “describing words” Continue reading Comparative Adjectives