DIGITAL LEARNING NEWS 11.3.2017
News, Ideas, and More You Can Use
Your Digital Learning Team is here to help and support your use of technology, to enhance and personalize student learning. Have a great week!
SMART HAS A NOTEBOOK APP FOR YOUR IPAD
Get it from the BISD App Catalog and allow students to interact with SMART Notebook files. The following link has Jeff Samuelson's post and instructions: http://bisddlp.blogspot.com/2017/11/smart-notebook-app-for-ipad.html
WEST BIRDVILLE MATH TEACHER USES VIDEO
Digital Learning Specialist Jeff Samuelson is helping 4th grade teacher Mark McAlister use video to help his students with math concepts. Go to the following link to find how he is using his document camera, iPad, website and the Class Dojo app to help students excel in math. Psst... his techniques will work in all subject areas!
HALTOM HIGH ALGEBRA I TEAM ROCKS QUIZZIZ.COM
HHS Algebra 1 teachers Marissa Milini-Pruitt, Jared Clarke, and Melissa Avila are using Quizziz.com, Google Forms, and video to help their students continuously improve. Go to the following link for a blog post from Haltom High's Digital Learning Specialist, Michael Hanson, to find out how they are using Quizizz: http://bisddlp.blogspot.com/2017/11/haltom-high-school-mathemagicians.html
BREAKOUT EDU IS SWEEPING BIRDVILLE ISD
Students, teachers, and staff all LOVE Breakout EDU - an Escape Room strategy in the classroom! And why not? Breakout EDU participants are immersed in a FUN learning game which requires problem-solving, collaboration, communication, creative thinking, and more. The Digital Learning Specialists tell us there are some changes you need to know about purchasing Breakout EDU kits and content games. Go to the following link to find out: http://bisddlp.blogspot.com/2017/11/breakout-edu-changes.html
AUBREY OTERO, SMITHFIELD MS TEACHER, FLIPPING HER CLASSROOM
Digital Learning Specialist Taylor Williams visited with Smithfield MS Science teacher Aubrey Otero to learn about her flipped classroom/instruction experience. Go to the following link to find out how she did it and what happened with her student achievement when she had to be away from class.
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