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Paper Slides from DEN Ambassador kickoff!

September 27th, 2014 · No Comments · Content- Cross Discipline, Discovery Education

PMI from Barbara De Santis on Vimeo. Using Discovery Education Resources with your students from Barbara De Santis on Vimeo. Light the fire… from Barbara De Santis on Vimeo. Today was the kickoff our 3 month DEN Ambassador program.  We explored S.O.S. and working in groups to  create paper slides (samples above).  Looking forward to […]

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Google and Special Needs

September 25th, 2014 · No Comments · Content- Cross Discipline, Google Tools

Eric Curts has shared his suggestions for using Google with special needs students. From Chrome Apps to setting up the chromebook, this document might help you fine tune Google tools for your students.  See the document here. (via Tony Amsler’s website)

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Give a (ka)hoot!

September 25th, 2014 · No Comments · Classroom, Content- Cross Discipline, iPad/ iPod, survey

Often I share technology tools that are not equally well received for a variety of reasons.  It could be content, grade level, or devices. But Kahoot!  has been loved by all- teachers and students alike!  I have played it with K/1 students up to the high school. The immediate feedback, the running leaderboard- I’ve been […]

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Act locally- interact nationally

September 12th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Math, Content - Science, Content- Cross Discipline, STEM

CIESE has a wide variety of engineering and science projects.  The Square of Life was recently showcased on TeachersFirst (please click here). The project’s objectives are: Identify living and non-living things in their school yards. Share their findings with other participating classes. Look for similarities and differences in the reported data. Prepare a final report […]

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