Here is another awesome resource for your toolkit...Thinglink and Google Drive! I am a fan of both tools and was excited to learn that I could use them together. Thinglink allows users to create interactive images (see my post here). Now you can take Thinglink even further and integrate Google Drive! In the example shown above, I have created a Thinglink project about animals cells. I created my image using Google Drawings. Students can access the Thinglink via a link. At the bottom of the Thinglink I have incorporated the following using Google Drive:
I could easily direct the students to the Thinglink and they will have everything in one place to complete their learning task. How cool is that?! You can find more information on the Thinglink blog about Thinglink & Google Docs integration from Susan Oxnevad. Her example is AWESOME!
Don't miss the Hour of Code in December 2015! This global movement introduces students to computer science and the basics of code. EVERY organizer will receive a gift card and participating classrooms and schools will be eligible for other prizes, such as laptops and Sphero robots. Click HERE for more information and to register!
Today the teachers at Sutton had the opportunity to come and learn about several tools to enhance their classroom instruction using technology at the Technology Playdate Fall 2015. Congratulations to Ms. Ross and Mrs. Bland for winning the NapPacs! Take a peek below! #techplay2015
The teachers at B.E.S.T. Academy (upper) campus enjoyed themselves at the Technology Playdate Fall 2015. Congratulations to Mr. Ponder for winning the drawing for a NapPac. Take a look below at our session! #techplay2015
As a classroom teacher I dreaded grading papers. It was time-consuming and I was always looking for a better method. Let me introduce you to ZipGrade. ZipGrade allows you to turn your mobile device into a optical grading machine!
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Welcome to the Teacher's Lounge! This blog will highlight the use of technology at my schools, as well as tips and tricks to use in the classroom.