Tuesday Tech Notes
Ideas for Summer
Reading and Math Computer Programs
The state has also purchased two new programs for middle and high school. Compass Learning will be the program offered for Grades 6-8 Reading and Apex Learning is offered for English I and II. To read more about the Texas Success Program, you can go here.
There are a few other programs that are currently free. Let us know if you would like to get started with any of these and we will help you get it going. You can contact Tammy at firstname.lastname@example.org
Skoolbo is wonderful website for elementary kids to assist them in reading and math. The platform contains areas for kids, teachers and parents. Teachers and parents are equipped with a number of tools to help them achieve great educational results for their kids.
Prodigy takes game-based learning a step further and provides teachers with a powerful set of reporting and assessment tools that allow them to easily identify trouble spots, differentiate instruction, and better manage classroom time.
The people at Code.org believe every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science. Check out their free opportunities here.
Students can program their own interactive stories, games, and animations here. Scratch helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for life in the 21st century.
Kodable iPad App