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
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!
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!
Definitely, do not judge this post by the title. Vocabulary.com is interactive, (it can be) collaborative, and FUN! The site has long been around as an online dictionary and thesaurus. Basic uses that quite frankly, most teachers would not consider Continue reading Vocabulary.com
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
Stephanie Morrison and Fred Kent, two science teachers from High Desert Middle School, recently shared an interesting way to explore plant cells using Sphero robots. The objective of the lesson required students to create a large scale map (model) of Continue reading Innovation Spotlight – Plant Cell Tour Using Sphero Robots
This weekend I just read about a new Google shortcut that is pretty slick that I think many of you will find handy. You can now create a new Google Doc by simply typing in doc.new for the URL and Continue reading New Google Shortcut
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