Tech 4 Distinguished

April 14, 2016

Jigsaw with Slides

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Template for a jigsaw activity from Alice Keeler.


  • With your group, compare D, P, and IN on each. Remember, today’s focus is on technology and how it relates.

  • Use the T-TESS rubric to look at each standard.

Group 1 - 1.1 - Standards and Alignment and 2.3 - Communication (Bottom one mostly)

Group 2 - 1.2 - Data and Assessment and Instruction 2.1 and 2.5 Monitor and adjust

Group 3 - 1.4 - Activities and 2.4 Differentiation

Group 4 - 3.3 - Classroom Culture and 4.4 - School Community Involvement - specifically about outreach

1.1 and 2.3: Standards and Communication

P - Technology where applicable

D - Technology to enhance mastery of goals

What does “Where applicable” mean?

1.2, 2.1 and 2.5 data, assessment, and instruction and monitor and adjust

1.4 and 2.4 activities and differentiation

Since there are so many of these, pick one from each category and create something. If you know, have seen, or have used all of these ask for other ideas or suggestions.

Sites for Creating an Image



Recite - create quick graphics by typing in a quote, choosing a background, and downloading it.

Poster my Wall

Life After Death by PowerPoint 2012 by Don McMillan

Linear Presentation - Puts multiple things together

Video - Student Created


ScreenCasts - record what is on the screen for an instructional video. Use Screencast-o-matic (Download, free or $15/year) or Screencastify (Chrome extension, Free or 20 euros)

Or use their mobile devices.

Content and Content Delivery

Khan Academy - Digital Lessons on different topics. Create classes and track usage.


Digital Choice Boards - Blendspace - students insert a video into this site and they can take notes and watch the video in one tab. It will save their notes to Google Drive.

Other - These don't fit into a category

3.3 and 4.4 classroom culture and school and community involvement

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