Tech in 20 @ DES
Earn .5 ceu for each technology session!
Want more technology in less time? You got it!
We will be holding a Tech in 20 session each month for the remainder of the year. At each session we will review fun and easy to use technology tools that you can incorporate into your instruction. Participants will receive 20 minutes of instruction and explanation of the tool, then spend an additional 10 minutes exploring and brainstorming ways to use the tool in your classroom.
February 23- EASY TECHNOLOGY PROJECTS
Paper Slides and Toontastic
In the computer lab we will explore how to create fun and easy paper slide videos and use the Toontastic app to create interactive stories.
March 8- FUN ASSESSMENT TOOLS
Kahoot! and Plickers
For quick and fun assessment in the classroom, start using Kahoot! and Plickers to test for understanding or use as a review.
April 12- CREATIVE WRITING TOOLS
KidBlog and Writeabout.com
Looking for safe and engaging ways to encourage student creativity and collaboration? Check out these teacher approved creative writing apps you can use in your classroom!
May 10- TBA
We are keeping the last tech in 20 session open for adjustments. Possible ideas: Padlet for student collaboration and class discussion, using GPS devices for scavenger hunts, ???