Link to Slide Show A portfolio is a showcase of work samples and artifacts. You would use a portfolio to help you get a job, get into college, or get an internship. A portfolio would contain a wide variety of artifacts that demonstrate your skills and abilities. A digital portfolio is in a digital format […]
I am at Convergence and getting a list of coding resources. Here are some that were shared. Blockly Wonder Workshops Kodable Code Monkey Ozobot MakeyMakey
Here are a couple of samples of “At Your Fingertips” resources. These resources can serve a wide variety of functions, contain an array of content, and be housed in many different formats. The purpose of an “At Your Fingertips” resources is to provide staff members with everything they will need for a particular unit of study, lesson, or job function.
We are participating in the Hour of Code on December 5th. We will mostly all be participating in the “Hour of Code” website activities, but there are many other coding activities students can participate in. Here are several they can choose from. Open this post to read more. Hour of Code Activities–These activities will help […]
I enjoy working with students that want to go above and beyond what is required of them. These students were originally assigned to record a podcast episode. They wrote their own script and recorded their podcast, but they wanted to take it a step further. These students wanted to perform their script and have it recorded. They created their own props and prepared for their performance. Here is their video.
We are very excited about BTV. We do value class time and try to make the BTV episodes as brief as possible. We also watch our stats to see how many views BTV gets on Thursdays between 10:15 and 10:45. Episode 3 currently has 53 views. We want to ensure BTV is being viewed and is worth the investment of student and staff time. We will record our next episode on November 29th and it will be posted to this website on November 30th.
Ms. Connor’s science class has been working on creating podcasts about Greek myths that explain the weather. They are currently studying weather and are discussing how the weather was originally explained through myths. They looking at the scientific explanations of weather but having fun with producing podcasts about mythologies explanations about the weather. Group 1: […]
I taught Language Arts for over 12 years. I know what it is like to be in the trenches. I know how challenging teaching is and the amount of time it takes to plan. As an ITF, I seek technology resources that can help lighten a teachers workload. Common Lit is an amazing resource. Common Lit provides free texts and discussion questions. These texts can be downloaded for free. There are a variety of ways students can access these texts. Upload them to your website, have students read the texts on their devices, convert the text to a Google Doc so students can answer the questions directly into the Google Doc.
Schedule a time with me to collaborate, develop, and implement Common Lit. Here is a brief video that will demonstrate the features and benefits of Common Lit.