ACS Elementary Tech TidBits
Instructional Technology Resources & Celebrations
March 2, 2015
Where is Alyson this week?
This week will be unique (like most weeks of 2015 so far :)). I will bounce around a bit for Read Across America events and make-up sessions with teachers from the SNOW days. I will be out for training on Thursday. (Cowart teachers, If you would like to book a slot, please feel free to contact me to schedule an alternate day.)
So far this week (will keep you posted on any changes):
- Monday- Central Office
- Tuesday- Brookhill (8-9:30) / AES (rest of the day)
- Wednesday- Cowart (8-9:30) / BES (rest of the day)
- Thursday- JNES (Read Across America) / Coach's Training (rest of the day)
- Friday- JNES
All Things Seuss!
Click HERE to visit the Seuss Wiki!
Click HERE to visit the Seussville site!
Click HERE to create your own Seuss book!
Did You Notice?
YouTube Kids App Now on ACS iPads!
YouTube Kids is a family-friendly version of the video streaming site that offers kids appealing content and parents peace of mind. Large images, bold icons, and search functions give the littl’uns access to a ton of family-focused content, including from famous producers such as DreamWorksTV, Jim Henson TV, and National Geographic Kids. Original content made especially for YouTube Kids is also on the way, the company said on Monday.
Read more: http://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/youtube-kids-app-launch/#ixzz3TAVJQUUH
Tech Management Tip
Task Cards for iPad Workflow...
Check out the iPad task cards idea shared below and let me know what you think! This teacher is using task cards as a way to manage independent learning stations and individual student work using iPads.
Cool Tech Tool of the Week
Popplet lite is an app that is installed on all ACS iPads! It is a great way for students to capture and organize ideas. Popplet will help students think and learn visually through the creation of mind maps. Students can capture facts, thoughts, and images and learn to create relationships between them.
Below is a sample Popplet:
❤️ Getting Started with Popplet ❤️
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Instructional Technology Specialist
Athens City Schools