When the district decided to invest in the future of Bend-La Pine education by bringing on a single, powerful Learning Management System for our middle and high schools, it was going to be a gradual process. We’d wade in slowly, Continue reading Canvas? Ready!
I’ve always loved math. It’s fun to be able to solve problems and it builds confidence when you’re able to figure something out. But do you remember sitting in a classroom, working on math problems, and wondering when in the Continue reading Video Power Problems
Recently Heidi Moore, a math teacher at La Pine High School, was asking about how to annotate on something her student shares with her in WebEx. This could be so handy, especially as a math teacher. It seems like the Continue reading Annotating on Something Shared by a Student in WebEx
Jason Latimer is an amazing magician, scientist, and supporter of educators. I particularly enjoy his message of getting students to question and WONDER. Enjoy this video “The Wonder of Pi” with your students today. And be sure to check out Continue reading Happy Pi Day!
Hopscotch has been an app our students have been enjoying since we first issued iPads in schools 5 years ago. It is fun, easy to use and most importantly, it gets students writing code! Lately, several elementary and middle school Continue reading Everything Hopscotch
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
Hopscotch is a shockingly simple and comprehensive app that allows students to experience writing code and programming on the iPad. Chances are that if you look over a student’s shoulder who is using Hopscotch, you might think they were just playing Continue reading Learn to Program on the iPad using Hopscotch
***This app is now available to all schools UPON REQUEST. Classkick is a cross between a classroom management and collaboration tool for teachers who have 1:1 iPads in their classroom. Essentially, the teacher must create, upload a worksheet, or Continue reading Learn together using CLASSKICK