Tech Time Newsletter

May 4, 2016

Classroom News

  • Kindergarten will print their Mother's day cards.
  • First grade will print their Mother's day cards.
  • Second grade will finish presentations and Dance Mat typing.
  • Third grade will complete hour of code.
  • Fourth grade will film their state tourism video.
  • Fifth grade will start creating their career brochures.
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Riddle Me This - 7 TED-Ed Lessons Based on Riddles

There are numerous lessons in the TED-Ed website. I thought I would share a fun one for the end of the school year. It is the Locker Riddle. In this lesson students have to use mathematics and logical reasoning to open a locker containing an inheritance.
The Locker Riddle is one of seven TED-Ed lessons that are based on riddles. All of the lessons challenge students to logical reasoning and mathematics to solve the riddle. The playlist of riddle-based lessons is embedded below.
Thank you to Lisa Winer who created the TED-Ed lesson below.
Can you solve the locker riddle? - Lisa Winer
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Summer Reading: 5 Books on Professional Development

The summer is almost here. If you are like most educators, this is when you find the time to read your "teacher books" and learn about all those exciting strategies and resources that will give your classroom a fresh look in the fall.