K-5 Ed Tech Talk
January 2020 Edition
🎉Happy New Year! Let's Celebrate YOU- the Awesome K-5 Teachers of the MSD!🎉
🎉Giveaway #1: Getting "Clever" with Badges
How do YOU use Clever Badges in your classroom?
E-mail your pictures to firstname.lastname@example.org to be entered to WIN a special prize for your classroom!!! Winners will be announced in the February Newsletter!!
🎉Giveaway #2: i-Ready Rockstar
The iReady Diagnostic window opens on January 21st.
This will be the first time for Kindergarteners. To help kindergarten students prepare, here are some helpful resources:
iReady Central ideas from other educators on how to prepare kindergarten students for the Diagnostic
As students gear up to take the next iReady diagnostic, these iReady Encouragement Cards are great reminders for students to do their best and promote a positive Growth Mindset.
Here are some other iReady Printables:
iReady Punch Cards- punch out a star every time a student completes a lesson
How do YOU display your students' iReady progress and celebrate successes in the classroom? Do you have a bulletin board? Do you hand out certificates? Share what YOU do here!
All entries will be entered to win some special i-Ready swag!! Winners will be announced in the February Newsletter!
🎉Giveaway #3: Station Rotation & Playlist Power
Submit/Email photos of your rotation charts, playlists, creative transition cues (lights, doorbells, etc...) and instructions displayed at our centers!
All entries will be entered to win a Station Rotation "Swag Bag" filled with awesome items to continue to support and enhance your implementation of Blended Learning in the classroom! Winners will be announced in the February Newsletter!
🎉Giveaway #4: GoGuardian Go-Getters
Email your feedback and responses to email@example.com.
All entries will be entered to win some GoGuardian Swag! Winners will be announced in February.
🎉Make Your Resolution to try a New Resource! Check these out!
Vooks.com: Teachers can sign up for a FREE 1 year subscription. Vooks is an
ever-growing streaming library of animated children’s storybooks
Canva: With Canva for Education, teachers can register for a free premium teacher account with access for 30 students. Canva can be used to create Infographics, presentations, posters, and much more! You can create anything you can imagine with Canva.
Educandy.com: With Educandy, you can create interactive learning games in minutes. All you need is to enter the vocabulary or questions and answers and Educandy turns your content into cool interactive activities!
🎉Math is Visual: Resources for teachers and students that visually demonstrate math.
Chrome MusicLab: a website that makes learning music more accessible through fun, hands-on experiments.
Scrabble Board: Students can use this Scrabble board to create words and phrases, remember to have students make a copy first!
Winter Magnetic Poetry Template: Students can create Winter poems with just a click and a drag! Remember to have students make a copy first!
🎉You Can Book Me🎉
Want to learn more about a specific platform or component from the Google Suite (docs, drive, slides, etc..)?
Do you want to start a Google classroom or take yours to the next level?
Have questions about Blended Learning?
You can book me! I am happy to come you and have 1 on 1 PD with you! Use this link to book a time!