ICYMI ClassFlow Online Activities

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Tech Tuesday 1718

This week’s Tech Tuesday explored: Great for learning stations or review on the ActivPanel, ClassFlow Activities let you build categorization, crossword, flash card, labeled diagram, matching, memory game, sequencing, timeline, word search and Venn diagram interactives. Use your ClassFlow Activities on an ActivPanel OR send them to students’ Macs! As I have learned more about Read More …

ICYMI What my teachers brought to BYOTopic Tech Tuesday

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Tech Tuesday 1718

This week’s Tech Tuesday explored topics of teachers’ own interests.  BYOTopic Tuesdays are often the days that I get a pulse on the technology integration efforts my teachers are making.  It’s a time for reflection and discussion about the challenges teachers face and the enhancements we can make.  Here’s recap of some of the conversations Read More …

DvNewTech sophomores prepare to moderate interview with Alex Kotlowitz, producer of The Interrupters

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Gangs and Violence Awareness project

After announcing early in the week that we might have a Skype interview with someone related to The Interrupters documentary, there was almost a new-found dedication to our gangs project.  (Well, more importantly to me as an English teacher, students started putting a little more effort into the first draft of their essays.) I announced the this morning Read More …

new “tech” additions to the room: analog and digital

So, call me a luddite for celebrating blackboards… I do, sometimes wish that I had those back instead of streaky, cloudy whiteboards.  Nevertheless, I added a new whiteboard to my classroom as part of this semester’s personal goal to revisit the driving questions that frame our projects.  At Lowe’s, I picked up a 4′ by Read More …