Adventures in Technology

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Su's Schedule for the Weeks of February 8th and February 15th

Tuesday, February 9th--Flower Mound

Wednesday, February 10th--Wellington

Thursday, February 11th--Timber Creek

Friday, February 12th--Office Day

Monday, February 15th--Professional Learning

Tuesday, February 16th--Forest Vista

Wednesday, February 17th--Bridlewood

Thursday, February 18th--Bluebonnet

Friday, February 19th--Flex Day

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Check Out These Technology Tips and Tricks!

ABCYA Math Games for Addition and Multiplication

ABCYA is a popular website for games that reinforce many skills. I ran across a blog post the other day that mentioned two of the math games. I checked them out and thought they might be a good addition to a Tizmo's page or a teacher website.

  1. Math Lines Addition is a fast-paced game to practice composing numbers up to 12. Students choose the target sum and then must combine addends to reach the target sum.
  2. Math Lines Multiplication is a fast-paced game that gives students the opportunity to practice factors.

Use the DocAppender Google Add-On to Help Manage Your Documentation

DocAppender is a Google Chrome Add-on that allows you to collect data via a Google Form and insert the data into a Google Doc. While I can always sort and view form data on the response spreadsheet, I find it difficult to read the spreadsheet. When using DocAppender I can have the data sort and dump the resulting data into a very easy to read table. This makes it ideal for collecting ongoing data on parent communication, small group anecdotal notes, and even a tutoring log. The best feature about this is you can set it up to dump each student on a separate document, giving you a running record of student documentation throughout the year. This is beautiful should you need documentation for RTI or a parent conference. Another useful application is to use DocAppender to collect student responses to long or short text answers when using a Google Form as an assessment tool. Follow some of the links below to see examples and tutorials of how this works. Email me if you'd like to try it out; I'd be happy to walk you through setting it up.

ChatterPix Biographies

ChatterPix Biographies

Third-grade students at Bluebonnet used the ChatterPix App on the iPad to share important information about a famous person. Students researched using a variety of sources including resources from the State Bar of Texas referenced in Eduphoria.

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