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!
Before the orders to stay at home, Tami Lence, a first-grade teacher at Silver Rail Elementary, along with her co-teachers Shalom Davis and Elizabeth Schneider, had a whole spring project planned, but they’ve had to simplify it. And yet even Continue reading Project-Based Learning Eggcellently Simplified
Matea Haugen and Brian Kent at Cascade Middle School are putting a modern spin on the traditional science fair by introducing the first annual App Showcase. For the event, students designed an app that would use technology to solve a Continue reading iPad App Design and Showcase
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!
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
Note: This app is currently only available on iPad air models. Schools that can “currently” use this app are: Elk Meadow, Pine Ridge, Miller, La Pine Elementary, and Silver Rail. Apple recenly released a learn to code app called “Swift Continue reading Learn to Code with Swift Playgrounds
It’s incredible how a simple use of technology can completely change the way we’ve always done a lesson. A fine example is in Fred Kent’s biology class. Kent had his students take pictures of lab slides by holding their iPad Continue reading Technology Revolutionizing Biology Labs
The Slidepaths app is made by LEICA. A companty most famous for creating quality microscopes and digital imaging machinery. If your classroom does not have a microscope available, this app may be the next best thing. Students can Continue reading Leica Slidepaths App