The teachers at Oak Grove Elementary decided, during a faculty book study meeting, to create a digital archive on their school website to display all the wonderful projects there students were creating for STEM, PBL, and 21st Century Learning. They wanted a way for parents and students to have “copies” of the three dimensional group projects […]
I have had a few requests for good Spanish apps. I haven’t found any I LOVE, but I did find something in iTunes U. For those of you who took the last inservice, you know I professed a love for Boyne City Schools. They have issued iPads to EVERY student, so they have tons of units in iTunes […]
Need a fun, cross curricular way to introduce Latitude and Longitude to your students? Here’s a Math/Social Studies Lesson using spies, secret codes, and google earth. What can be better than that? It addresses Math SOL 4.15, 5.14 and Global Studies SOL GS.1. First, make sure students understand how to use Google Earth to find […]
What does it mean to be a trustworthy digital citizen? Here are some questions for your students to consider: 1. What does it mean to be trustworthy with technology devices at school? Computers? iPads or iPods? Printers? Laptops? 2. What does it mean to be trustworthy online, at school and at home? When doing research online? […]
Have you heard of Flocabulary? It’s a website that does hip hop songs to help students remember certain facts. It started with SAT vocab, but has expanded to all levels and subjects. To have access to all the videos/songs you need to pay a fee, but a few are free…including the one for Egypt, which […]
You’ve seen them, right? On the corners of mailings, on the windows of businesses, maybe even on the tags of things you buy. You may have even used them…used your phone to scan one and get coupons or reviews for a business or more info on a product. But did you know they are being […]
If you teach in the Roanoke Valley, you have access to Newspapers in Education. If you’ve used this service in the past, chances are you received paper copies of the Roanoke Times delivered to your classroom each day, for FREE. Now the service has improved even more…the Roanoke Times can now be viewed in a […]
iPod Touches are coming to a classroom near you. Wonder what you can do with them? Listen to these students from Forest Hill Elementary School for some ideas! If you need more ideas, check out the I Education Apps Review site.