Tech Bytes

Your Weekly Techspiration!

Issue III - May 7th, 2013

Did you know...

Your Z drive has 5 GB of storage space and is backed up daily! Save your documents on your Z drive in case your laptop or flash drive die unexpectedly! The files on your Z drive can be accessed from anywhere using Methacton's new Virtual Locker.

Photo of the Week

A second grade class used Skype to reconnect with their classmate who moved to England earlier this year! Skype is an easy way to connect with other classes, authors, subject-matter experts, and more! Search the Skype in the Classroom website and take a look at the FREE opportunities that are available for your class.

Classroom Connection

A third grade class is communicating with their pen pals in New Zealand through a free tool called Epals. Instead of handwriting letters, they are typing emails! This tool will be discussed more in depth on the next in-service day during my choice session titled, "Motivate Your Students to Write Using Digital Tools."
Please let me know if you're interested in exploring any of the ideas mentioned above!