'09 Tech Time Back to School

Elementary Edition

Welcome Back

We are excited to start the 2015-2016 school year!

Our role is to support you in the classroom in various capacities.

  • Model lessons
  • Provide resources
  • Co-teach lessons
  • Provides training for teachers in the use of current technology to meet curriculum goals.
  • Development of activities that help integrate technology into various curriculum areas.

Picture Books and an App

Picture books are a great way to build rapport with students, establish classroom norms and getting students ready to learn.

The app, Pic Collage Kids, allows students to quickly create a collage of pictures.

Class Website

It is important to keep your class website up to date. A class website can be very informative to your students and parents. It is a great way to showcase student work.

Click {here} to access help files on district guidelines and backing up your website. If you or your team would like a refresher on webpages, please call the HELP desk.

Google Forms

Don't forget! Google Forms is a great tool to help you gather information about students. If you haven't used Forms before and would like to learn more about it, contact an Instructional Coach by placing a workorder in Eduphoria or just call the HELP desk. You can also visit the Google for Education Training Center for detailed instructions on Forms and any other Google application.

"Getting to Know You" QR Code Cubes

These fun cubes have students rolling and sharing info. Great way to build a community.

QR Code Back to School Jokes

Have fun with these back to school jokes!

Click here to access the document. (You will need a Teachers Pay Teachers account-FREE!)

Create Your Own QR Codes

Use QR codes to create engaging lessons for your students or have your students create QR Codes. Using the QR Stuff site, you can create interactive lessons.

Animoto

Take pictures and upload to Animoto for an impressive and fun video to show at Back to School night!

Educators can apply for a free Animoto Plus account for use in the classroom. Its powerful features can be used to create stunning presentations incorporating images, video clips, music and text. Click {here} to create an account!

Have a great year! We look forward to working with you! Cristie, Laura and Charlotte

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