Thursday, November 19, 2015

It's Game Time!


I found this Great article from 'techedge' (from TCEA) magazine this morning and I am going to share!!

There are many Tech Leaders in schools who play positions on offense and the defense. 

The information from this post was gathered from the TCEA's publication of TechEdge magazine; issue 4, November 2015
To read the entire article go to:


http://www.tcea.org/downloads/TechEdge_2015_4.pdf

Friday, November 6, 2015

Great Thanksgiving Multimedia Lesson

Looking for a great way to include some Technology into some Thanksgiving Lessons?



Instead of a paper copy of a Turkey, let students create an interactive Turkey with facts that they found as they learned about Thanksgiving, or things they are thankful for.

You will be surprised at how easy it is to make!
Perfect for elementary through High School!



Click below to watch a tutorial video that include Picmonkey and Thinglink!




Monday, October 19, 2015

Create a Class Audio Library

Create a Listening Center for your Classroom Library!


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Click the image to get a Step - by Step tutorial for creating a recording of you reading a book from your classroom library for the students to listen to while they follow along during silent reading time.

Friday, October 16, 2015

Google's Digital Citizenship Resources and Lesson Plans


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Google's Digital Literacy and Citizenship Program can help teachers educate their students on the importance of staying safe in the digital world!

The Three major topics covered are: (from http://www.educatorstechnology.com/)




Wednesday, October 14, 2015

FREE! student response system and a grading solution

It's Here!! A FREE student response system and a grading solution for your Class!!


 AnswerPad

Let the students send their answers to you, the teacher, digitally. The teacher can provide instant feedback as well as use the reports to check progress! 


'As a grading tool, you can use The Answer Pad to transition from paper to digital assessment.’ Set up an electronic answer sheet for your paper test on-line, using any of the eight different question types. Students can also use a scratch pad to show their work. With a built-in, robust reporting system for item analysis, the Answer Pad offers reports by skill, by class, and by student. Teachers can view the scratch pad showing the student work. In addition, school and district implementations are available for aggregate reporting.’

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

You Don't Want to Be Tied to Your Computer to Teach? Try This!

Let's face it, teachers need to be up and around the classroom while teaching! We all know this, but many times we must 'doc' ourselves at the computer to utilize the teaching tools that the computer brings!
Google now brings you the ability to use your phone as a remote for your Google presentations!

'Presentation Remote is a Chrome app that allows you to use your smartphone to remotely control your presentations on Google Drive, Prezi, Scribd, Slideshare and Dropbox. Of course, to be able to do that you will have to have their app called De Modo installed on your phone. The app is free and is available for bothiOS and Android. Here is how it works:

Click the video below to view more information from Educators technology:

 http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2015/04/remotely-control-your-google-drive-from-phone.html

Monday, October 12, 2015

Oh, How Far We Have Come!

Imagine using this to present your next teaching unit!

If you were teaching in 1870 this would have been your newest teaching tool! The 'Magic Lantern'!
This Graphic from educatorstechnology.com shows a very interesting history!


Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Lower Your Stress with Tech!

'Forbes' Says Tech Can Lower Teacher Stress! 


Enjoy this post from "Forbes", posted a year ago, about 'The Class of the Future';

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  1. Let the computer cover the basics
  2. Don’t make testing an event
  3. Use real-time data to personalize instruction 
  4. Automate administrative tasks
  5. Put students in the driver’s seat 
Click this image to view movers of 21st Century Classrooms!

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