Technology - February Newsletter

Oak Run Middle School

Technology Quote of the Month

Teachers need to integrate technology seamlessly into the curriculum instead of viewing it as an add-on, an afterthought, or an event. – Heidi-Hayes Jacobs

Blended Learning Resources

Google Books

https://books.google.com/

This can be your new best friend! You can teach your students how to find books for free or cheap!! You can also create premade book shelves so students can have a safe go-to place to research on a given topic!! Please watch the quick tutorial to get started!!

African Awareness Month- Great place to give students for research!

Graphite has compiled a list of resources for teachers to use to help teach topics concerning African American Awareness months! Great go-to place to narrow search options for students!


https://www.graphite.org/top-picks/resources-for-teaching-african-american-history?utm_source=What%27s_New_on_Graphite_2016_5&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=weekly

Go Formative! Watch students complete assignments in real time and have assignments graded automatically!

If you haven't tried Go Formative I highly recommend trying it! I have received tons of positive feedback from middle school teachers who say they absolutely love it! Here is a step by step guide! Very easy to do and students will be more engaged!

https://docs.google.com/document/d/17dgOWN7GrHEfp8VwQfR1s3Ax3yPohqNhzBVAgcUL60M/mobilebasic?pli=1

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