Hosp Appy Hour

April 5

Virtual Reality

I've had the best time the last several weeks popping into classrooms to do Google Expeditions with students using VR Headsets! And I think they've had a good time, too! We are actually getting our very own VR equipment here at Hosp soon and I would love to come and do more of these virtual field trips. If you'd like to give your kiddos this experience for something you've been or will be studying, please let me know and we can get you scheduled!


5C Badge Program

As we start to wrap up the school year and look ahead to next year, I want to encourage those of you who have not yet taken advantage of our Learn to Earn 5C Badge Program, to consider making this one of your goals for next year. It is a great way to dig deeper into classroom technology integration, and it comes with a great incentive of earning a Chromebook for you to use while you are employed in Frisco ISD. Read more about the program right HERE! And if you have questions or want to make this a goal for yourself, please please email me. I would be happy to sit down with you to help you get started!
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Tools for the Classroom


You can now insert audio into Google Slide Presentations! Read more about that HERE!!

Novel Effect

An article popped up in my inbox recently about an amazing new app that I think you will love for your classroom called Novel Effect. It allows you to read a book aloud while it provides special effects and relevant audio. All you have to have is a copy of the book you're reading and Novel Effect provides the sound effects. It is a free app and free to use on Apple & Android devices. Read more here about how to use it and ways to use it in the classroom.

This would be such a fun thing for 3-5 students to do with their younger house buddies.

Online Wheel Spinners - Need a quick way to pick students or tasks or jobs? Click the link to see 5 free online spinners for every occasion.

Seesaw Collections...

Other Goodies for Seesaw...

Want to do an End-of-Year Digital Project?

Matt from Ditch That Textbook has 10 great ideas. Holler at me if you'd like to do any of these with your kiddos!

Curriculum Resources

Digital Citizenship Lessons: 4th 9 Weeks

Kinder: Digital Citizenship Review LP

1st Grade: Digital Citizenship Review LP

2nd Grade: Digital Citizenship Review LP

3rd Grade: Digital Citizenship Review LP

4th Grade: Copyright & Fair Use LP & Digital Citizenship Review LP

5th Grade: Copyright & Fair Use LP & Digital Citizenship Review LP. To help prepare our 5th graders for Middle School, please review the Email LP at the end of the year, after STAAR.
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Upcoming Tech PD Opportunities...

Deanna Collins - DLC

My Schedule: April 8-12

Mon - ECS

Tues - Hosp

Wed - ECS

Thurs - Technology Annex

Fri - Hosp