Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Did you have "trouble" with grammar in school? All the rules and details that one had to remember and relearn each year? Check out GRAMMAR RULZ at http://maupinhouse.com/index.php/grammar-rulz.html and share with colleagues who are seeking lively activities for their grammar lessons! Maupin House is an independent and family owned publisher whose resources are research based and classroom tested. Check out their other offereings!
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Well into the school year we enter October, a month filled with educational and cultural programs, Breast Cancer Awareness, Hispanic Heritage, and many more and celebrations. As educators, we also need to involve our school communities in National Bullying Prevention Month. There are many resources available to support your efforts in leading students and colleagues in discussions of how to identify and address bullying, and take steps to create positive changes in the school environment that will support all students in safety and dignity. Please find several resources below - copy and paste each url to explore and learn. http://www.tolerance.org/search/apachesolr_search/bullying http://www.pacer.org/bullying/resources/ Unity Day = 10 October - wear orange! http://www.pacer.org/bullying/nbpm/unity-day.asp Best wishes on a successful school year and in helping students recognize and support integrity and dignity!
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Take a look at the SMART Board 800 series: http://vault.smarttech.com/videos/SB800/multitouch/ Interested in more information? Go to http://goo.gl/pM0vR (Copy and paste the url into your browser) Watching the students interact with the SMART Board 800 series brings joy to the faces of educators and students. The SMART Board 800 series allows simultaneous multiple touch which encourages cooperation and friendly competition among learners! Take a look at the SMART Board 800 series video and see for yourself!
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
"Back to School App-pack" by Greg Kulowiec As school begins, I am actively searching for experienced TechTeachers to share their wisdom with me. We initiate our BYOD efforts at school this year, and I wish to be able to coherently and engagingly incorporate the best tools to facilitate student learning and success. Voila! Look no further than the article by Greg Kulowiec at http://kulowiectech.blogspot.com/2012/08/back-to-school-app-pack.html He clearly explains how each tool will enable his students to demonstrate their understanding. Thank you Greg! "The summer is quickly winding down & a number of teachers will be returning to their classroom with new mobile devices (iPads). Throughout the summer I have been conducting workshops on iPad integration with EdTechTeacher and I thought it might be helpful to pull together a back to school list of apps structured around specific classroom goals. While many schools may already have an Apple VPP program already in place, I know a number of teachers will also be purchasing the apps themselves. Therefore, I will do my best to include both a pay & free app for each objective..." Read more at: http://kulowiectech.blogspot.com/2012/08/back-to-school-app-pack.html Be sure to check out all of Greg's great ideas at his website!
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
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Wednesday, May 30, 2012
5th Annual S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Event - SUCCESS Content Creation Seminar 8/15/2012 08:30 Where: Kenmore Middle School 200 S. Carlin Springs Road Arlington, Virginia United States Contact: Heather Hurley (firstname.lastname@example.org) Details On behalf of the S.U.C.C.E.S.S. planning team we would like to invite you to participate in the 5th Annual Mid-Atlantic SMART Board Users Conference hosted by Kenmore Middle School in Arlington, Virginia. This year we are doing things a little differently. Discover how to create professional, interactive and sharable SMART Notebook™ software lesson activities. SUCCESS is offering this content creation seminar to those educators who are enthusiastic about designing lesson activities to increase student engagement and participation. You'll have the opportunity to enhance your ability to use SMART products in your classroom and create content that you can share with other educators. You'll learn tips and tricks for using SMART Notebook software's interactive design and delivery tools and the Lesson Activity Toolkit. Are you a beginner SMART Board user? No worries, there will be a beginning content creation strand just for you. In order to apply, the following must be applicable: • You are a certified, current full or part-time teacher • You want to increase your skills in creating dynamic SMART Notebook lesson activities • You must work in the Mid-Atlantic region • You have at least 1 year of SMART Board interactive whiteboard experience and have attended training either online, at your school site, or any other form. This item will not apply if you are intending on participating in the beginner content creation strand. The content creation seminar is limited to 150 participants so apply today. We will be accepting applications until June 15, 2012. To apply for this year's event, visit our website at http://www.successconference.org/ We look forward to seeing you again.