Teams is a collaboration tool by Microsoft. It can be used for group chat, individual chat, file sharing, screen sharing and more. Since Teams is integrated with Microsoft 365, every Bend-La Pine Schools staff already has access to use it. Continue reading Microsoft Teams Collaboration
We recently removed the Padlet application from student iPads. However, that does not mean that you should stop using Padlet! In fact, if you have not made a Padlet Wall before, you should give it a shot. Padlets are a Continue reading Using Padlet In Your Classroom
February is Black History Month and there are many ways to recognize it. One of my favorites, I realize this might come as a surprise to you, is books. I know, crazy right? We have curated some collections for Black Continue reading Black History Month
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