The Computer Science Teachers Association is sponsoring a video contest to promote the many faces in computing. Make a short video with your students and submit by November 20. Click here for the rules and all the details.
The Smithsonian on started to put some early learning games online (and there is an app as well). Tour the zoo and answer questions about the animals (this screen shot was the response to which animal is walking). Would be great as a center. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.
Please enjoy these two impressive student directed videos from Mrs. Scully! All you need is an iPad, iMovie, and your talented students. Special thanks to her for sharing these with me.
That’s the guiding principle behind Stuff You Missed in History Class. Thought podcasts, you students can explore a variety of history topics- from the colonization of Australia to the real impact of the cultural revolution in China. You can search by topic. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.
Here is a parent guide to teenage social media sites- while I knew many of them, some were new. This infographic give a concise look at what students are using to communicate. For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.
I hope you will enjoy this blog for the 2014-2015 school year. A letter will be going home with privacy and password information. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to e-mail me at the school!
What if you 1) drew a monster and then 2) wrote a description? Then you shared the description with another student and had them draw the monster? In brief, that’s the Monster Exchange. Sign up and partner with another class!
ChatterPIX and iMovie were used to create this video from Room E502! I’m sure the students would love your feedback.
So last Friday, my students and I experienced a virtual field trip to a working aluminum plant. We learned a lot of cool new information about aluminum. I think the one thing that my students really connected to was the truth that aluminum is 100% recyclable into itself. They were very intrigued and kind of […]
Well, the Discovery Ed training was so successful that I have been asked to have a monthly PLC about DE. I am getting daily emails from the staff about how much they are using DE and how much more they want to learn. Tomorrow I am planning on introducing them to the SOS strategies page, […]