VOL 2 ISSUE 7 April 16, 2014
How to Get the Biggest Caffeine Bang for Your Buck?
Meaningful, Relevant, & Engaging Learning Happening Every Day!
Mr. Bowden's Chemistry students make great use of 1:X accessing information and recording data on the device of their choice - iPads, laptops, personal tablets, and smartphones!
Ms. Youngblood's Journalism students develop insightful questions and interview peers to gather information for a story on homework related stress.
Ms. Lumley's Algebra II students learn how spreadsheets can use formulas they already know to make complex calculations easy and then apply that learning to planning for retirement savings - it's never too early to start investing and saving!
Ms. Bragg's ELA students use QR codes, collaboration, and critical thinking to solve riddles on their "epic journey".
Ms. Hill's students get ready to serve up their work to classmates in Problems and Solutions in Food Science.
Freshman student Jacob F. shares his expertise on Evernote and Notability with teachers at the February professional development day. Volunteering to help others learn and grow - we have great kids at Marcus!
Algebra Can Help Me Catch Fish??
Blended Learning Coming for 11th Graders in 2014-2015
There is an informational parent and student meeting this Wednesday at 6:30pm in the library. Students who are already enrolled or even those interested in changing can attend.
Check out this informational video: MHS BlendED video
February 17th Tech Buffet
Teacher Tech Talk
Do you ever find great articles, blogs, or interesting websites while browsing the net or checking Twitter, but don't have time to read them right away? Easily save them for later with the add-on app Pocket. Check it out! http://getpocket.com
Have you tried the new Google Apps add-on Kaizena? It allows you to leave an audio comment or feedback on a Google Doc - let students hear your feedback instead of reading it! Check it out http://kaizena.com
Please email Rebecca Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org with a tech tip or application you would like to share.
We can't wait to hear from you!
Do you need to take a screen shot?
Command+Shift+3 = takes an image of the whole screen
Command+Shift+4 = gives you a directional pointer to choose the area to copy
Both of these options save to desktop as "ScreenShot" with a date/time stamp
Do you want to take a screen shot and edit, crop, annotate?
Use the same options above +Control (ie: Command+Shift+Control+3)
This saves the image to your clipboard. Access the clipboard image by going to Spotlight, searching for Preview, and from the Preview menu bar at the top choose File and Open from Clipboard. Now you can use the Preview tools to edit and save the image.