Washington Tech Tidbits
Washington School - April 4, 2016 - Rachel Labuz
I hope you had a wonderful Spring Break!
Featured iPad App: Explain Everything
Click here to view a slides presentation on getting started, and watch the video below to see the app in action. I also recommend that you check out the large collection of tutorial videos on Explain Everything's YouTube channel. They are very helpful!
Explain Everything is a paid app ($5.99) and is currently available on all kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, and gen ed cart iPads.
Click here for detailed instructions and screenshots on student log-in procedures.
If you have a question about the upcoming PARCC assessment, place it on this document, and we will get you an answer as soon as possible.
Using Technology in the Classroom
Looking for the most effective ways to incorporate technology into your instruction but not sure which tool(s) to use? Check out this web page that breaks down technology tools by skill.
Set "Expiration Dates" on Google Docs
Google is currently rolling out a feature that will allow you to set "expiration dates" for specific user access to Google Apps files (for users with comment or view access only). Click here for more information.
Real World Math Problems
Yummy Math offers a collection of real world math problems for grades 3 and up. Activities are tied to CCSS, so you can search by standard, or you can search by genre (e.g., Sports, Movies and Entertainment, and Holidays and Annual Events).