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
I don’t remember who introduced me to Novel Effect, but I love it and think that you will, too – especially if you read picture books to kids! Novel Effect is an app that enhances the reading experience. Here’s how Continue reading Novel Effect
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
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
Students are now able to use the Screen Time iPad settings when they update to iOS 12. The set up is easy. Open the settings menu > Select Screen Time > Throw the switch to “On”. Once enabled, the iPad Continue reading Screen Time and App Time Limits