Washington Tech Tidbits

Washington School - March 9, 2015

60-Second President Videos

PBS LearningMedia's 60-Second Presidents video collection shares facts about each of the Presidents of the United States. The minute-long videos are packed with information about the Presidents--from George Washington to Barack Obama. Students will come to understand the duties and responsibilities of the President and the First Lady and collect important biographical information about our country's past and present leaders. Recommended for grades 4+.

Experience the Sounds and Songs of Nature

Wild Music lets users listen to sounds found in nature and explore where they come from. The site includes activities, such as audio memory games, that require students to match sounds. Users also have the opportunity to compare their own hearing to that of various insects and animals, listen to sounds from around the world, and create their own soundscapes. The site is available in English and Spanish.
Washington's Online Resource Gallery

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How to Cite Social Media in MLA and APA Formats

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EdCamp Maine South

Saturday, April 25th, 8am-12pm

1111 South Dee Road

Park Ridge, IL

EdCamp is a free "un-conference" for teachers, parents, students, and community members. It provides an opportunity to share knowledge and ideas and to work collaboratively with one another.


Session topics are created at the start of the day and anyone can present on the chosen topics. If a session doesn't meet your needs, it's perfectly acceptable to get up and move to another one.


To view more information or to register for this FREE event, click here.

Green Screen Schedule

There are no Green Screen Announcements this week.


*Here is the schedule for upcoming green screen tapings:


March 10: Lucas

March 17: Corbett

March 24: Larson

April 7: SIGN UP HERE


*Dates indicate days in which announcements are TAPED. They will air the following Monday.


Click here to sign up for a future date.