From your ITS, Michelle Haider
Speaking of software...remember, the only software you can install on your machine will come from the software center. The icon should be on your desktop/taskbar and when you click on it, follow the link that states Find Additional Applications from the Application Catalog. Is your software title not there? Check out this site to see if your software will become available or is not compatible with Windows 7.
Formative Assessment Tools
You use them daily to assess your students’ learning needs. The best of the best assessments also help students identify with and value the process of learning. Check out these formative assessment tools curated by Jeff Knutson in that give great feedback.
Geddit is a classroom tool that lets you tell your teacher how well you understand. This information is sent to your teacher in real-time so that they can identify individual needs as they occur.
Tools 4 Students 2
Mobile Learning Services introduces Tools4Students 2 featuring 25 NEW Graphic Organizers suitable for grade 4 -12 students. Available for purchase through the educator volume purchasing program. Some of the new organizers include: Chapter Notes, Document Analysis, Writing Organizers, Drawing Conclusions and 7 different blank
Create Your Own Real Book On your iPad, in Print or in e-Book Format with Book Press!
Tools 4 Students 2
Do You Need Teacher Choice Hours!!
ET Ways to a Better Connected Classroom
April 23 at Lee HS Library MPR Room from 4:30-6:00 pm
Discover ways to use technology as a resource for professional development and innovation. Start following others, find new apps and websites, join a hosted community or professional learning network and use teacher resource sites. Lots of time to explore. Please bring your teacher laptop in order to participate and receive course credit.
ET Wide World of Web
April 28 at Driscoll MS Library from 4:00-5:30 pm
Come explore the wide, wide world of the web. Look for sites and resources to use in any classroom. Bring a mobile device to play with apps. Please bring your teacher laptop in order to participate and receive course credit. An iPad/iPhone may be used to try out apps also.
ET Web Resources for Every Classroom
April 16 at Lopez MS Library from 4:30-6:00 pm
This is the perfect course for experimenting with online sites that help with teacher productivity, along with sites to use with students. A wide range of sites will be demonstrated. Lots of time will be allotted for exploring to find the best resources for participants to take back and to quickly and easily use in the classroom. Please bring your teacher laptop in order to participate and receive course credit.
ET Apps & Web Resources to Use
May 1 at Lopez MS Library from 4:30-6:00 pm
There are tons of web resources and apps that teachers just don't have time to try out. Come and explore! Bring a mobile device to play with apps. Please bring your teacher laptop in order to participate and receive course credit. An iPad/iPhone would be helpful.
Great Websites to Check out!!
AnswerGarden is a new minimalistic feedback tool. Use it as a tool for online brainstorming or embed it on your website or blog as a poll or guestbook. Have the kids use their iPads or phones to get instant feedback!
Diffen is a great website that let's you compare anything!! Type in the two subjects and you get a list of the two items!
Popcorn Maker helps you easily remix web video, audio and images into cool mashups that you can embed on other websites. Drag and drop content from the web, then add your own comments and links —all within your browser. Popcorn Maker videos are dynamic, full of links and unique with every view.
Remind101 A safe way for teachers to text students important information