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Klikaklu Treasure Hunts

Klikaklu Treasure Hunts

Treasure hunts are a fun way for students to use problem solving skills, to work in teams, to practice comprehensions skills, and to use technology resources all while practicing subject matter.  For “Talk Like A Pirate Day” (September 19th), I arranged a fun math treasure hunt for the second grade classes.  It was a perfect

Kathy's Katch

August 2013: iMovie Movie Trailers across the content areas

I have finally had time to work with iMovie movie trailers on the iPad, and it is so much fun! A movie trailer is a perfect summarizing activity.  It can also act as a “teaser” as an introduction to a presentation or student paper. A movie trailer can readily showcase the acquisition of knowledge of

Meet Marco: An Amazing Educator With An Amazing Resource

Last week I was in Albuquerque Public Schools working with a group of high school students who are members of the Superintendent’s Student Advisory Committee (SAC). Each of the 18 SAC members invited a teacher to attend a day of learning and professional development focused on Discovery Education. We spent the day with the teachers

Grid Overlay

Here is an idea for students to practice measuring angles or finding slope all around them.  Have students take pictures with various angled lines. Save the grid overlay here. On a Mac: Video how to    Result: On a PC:  Video How to (bad sound you may want to mute) and result:    

High Definition Hall Davidson

They’re Coming from the Cloud and They’re There to Help: The New Digital

Hall Davidson, Distinguished Lecturer and an amazing tech guru began his presentation by defining terms because they define us. Early “stuff” existed in itself, like floppy disks, CD Roms, flashdrives, a wired network but then progress. Now we can deliver that same information because we have more devices that move around, wirelessly. Wi-Fi and mobile

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