A place for elementary tech teachers to share.
This is the place to share plans, ideas, tools, frustrations and any other ideas related to teaching and using technology.
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As the end of the year is approaching I am thinking of grading. Does anyone use a computer room rubric. I know there are some for specific projects but I'm thinking of more like class behavior, the…Continue
Here is a banner I made in publisher. You have to trim and put together but looks nice. I just made a really nice tree fake leaves from dollar store and I want to do the Control Tree (pun on key) BB.…Continue
Started by Jen Benet in Uncategorized on Friday.
Good Morning!As the K-5 tech teacher, I have become frustrated at the lack of a truly "safe" image search engine. I have tried the Pics4Learning page, and a few clip art pages, but the pictures just…Continue
Although tablets have been thoroughly embraced for personal and business uses, touch screen technology still has an element of magic to it. Recently, there has been an explosion in educational and kid-centric application development, leaving us questioning the tablet’s role in schools and in the hands of children. A video of…Continue
We are looking to start a 1:1 initiative, one device for every student. Does anyone have any advice? What kind of devices do you use? What are you thought about production on an iPad vs laptop? Would love any feedback or advice!!!
Posted by Megan Edman on April 25, 2013 at 8:25am
I found this video on YouTube and think it's one of the best I've seen. It's important for kids to set their security settings on their profile pages. However, even if kids mark their accounts "private" and converse only with people they know, it doesn't mean their photos or conversations will remain private. Their friends may not have made their accounts private, or…Continue
Due to financial restraints we have to look at what sites we are paying subscriptions for. I would like to know what you pay for, how much it is, why you feel it is worth the money and if it is for students, teachers or both. I am responsible for grade K-6. Thanks for your input.