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!
Can It Be June Now??! Our kids are squirmy! Our car windshields wear a cloak of yellow pollen (can you even believe how much pollen?). Anything resembling a regular schedule has long since been tossed out the wide open classroom Continue reading Synergy-Writing Comments for Elementary Report Card
The very next step to teacher iPad success is to make sure you have Google Drive ready to go on both your laptop and your iPad. Why this one thing matters: You can get to your stuff and share stuff from ANY Device! Continue reading Just Do This One Thing: Google Drive
Step one to iPad productivity and Know-How is setting up your school email on your Teacher iPad. Why This One Thing Matters: You will use it constantly to: Send files from your laptop to your iPad and back again Send Continue reading Just Do This One Thing: Email
When I first started working at my little elementary school 7 years ago, it took me about 6 weeks to learn how to make a copy. No, I’m serious. It wasn’t because I was unfamiliar with the concept of copying Continue reading Just Do This One Thing!
On April 20, Ryan Wiggins of Juniper Elementary was presented the Apple Distinguished Educator Award for 2015. Ryan in now one of just 2000 educators worldwide that Apple has identified as being one of “the most innovative teachers in the world” willing to Continue reading Ryan Wiggins Earns Apple Distinguished Educator Award!
I was thinking the other day how doing Professional Development can be a lot like trying on someone else’s swimsuit hoping for a perfect fit. (hah!) Really. The shape and size of the thing that fits her just perfectly will hardly Continue reading About Swimwear & Professional Development
Have you ever heard of HyperStudio? It was a great way for students to create web-page-like presentations that easily allowed the user to create links to other pages within the document as well as link to outside sources (primarily web Continue reading Interactive Keynote