Technology Tip Tuesday

Craighead Elementary School

Technology Tips for January 2016

One of our school goals for 2016 is to share various technology integration tips every Tuesday…

January 5, 2016

The first “Tech Tip Tuesday” is an iPad integration tip. This website provides a plethora of iPad resources from basic setup and accessibility features to integrating iPads in a K-12 classroom. The left side panel includes many links to explore.
http://ipads-k12classroom.wikispaces.com/iPad+in+the+Classroom

January 12, 2016

Technology Integration Tip

Plickers is a simple student response system tool to collect assessment data without using student devices.

It is easy to set up using a Plickers free account (https://www.plickers.com/) .

To get started, simply create your assessment questions online, print out the plicker cards, and download the app on your smartphone or iPad.

Here is a 2 min. tutorial of how to use plickers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bejiz2HzUz8

January 19, 2016

This site provides a variety of technology integration tools for teachers and students. The 4TEACHERS FAMILY OF TOOLS provides free online resources to create quizzes, rubrics, project checklists, web-based lessons, etc. These valuable resources are quick and easy to implement in your classroom.

http://www.4teachers.org/

January 26, 2016

This week's technology integration tip is Kahoot.

https://getkahoot.com/ This is an easy to use classroom response system. You can create quizzes, discussions, and surveys to share with your students or colleagues. Kahoot is a very engaging and motivating way to assess your students' knowledge.

This site has several YouTube video demonstrations of how to create quizzes, discussion, and surveys.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFFv6_6was4

Happy Techie New Year

Angela Sanders, Media Specialist