DE and the (Virtual) World

Today I had the chance to participate in a DE Turnda Connection event (with a group of K-1 students at Wilson).  We all learned about the polar bears- everything from their great sense of smell, the number of cubs, and their shrinking habitats).  Next week is Polar Bear week (click here for the sessions). Be […]

RWT and Acrostic Poems

I love RWT. ReadWriteThink had got to be one of my favorite sites!  Not only do they have wonderful interactives- but then there are all the lesson plans ( divided by grade!).  Here’s one I just saw on Twitter- Use the Acrostic Poems interactive to celebrate the National Day on Writing with a poem http://ow.ly/ChYyM […]

Polar Bear Math

Join us on Thursday, October 30, at 1:00pm ET, to consider Polar Bears by the Numbers — our math challenge.   My colleague, Kyle, is up on the tundra in the Polar Bear Capital of the World this week. He’s watching for the polar bear migration and spending time in big, roving polar buggies with scientists […]

SUES Family Technology Night

Last Thursday night, the SUES hosted a Family Technology Night.  The parents had a chance to hear a presentation by Officer Tan Nguyen (Middlesex County Sheriffs Office) while the students attended a variety of technology sessions ( BrainPOP, Minecraft and more).  After the presentation, students and parents reunited and finished the evening more technology demonstrations. […]

Word clouds from Docs!

I saw this last night on twitter and then then again this morning at Free Technology for Teachers.  There is now a word cloud creator that works straight from your Google Doc (it’s an Add In called Tag Cloud Generator).  You need at least 100 words and it is doesn’t have all the bells and […]