Today was a wonderful day to be a part of the SCEA To Teach is to Lean Children's Foundation Fall Conference. The conference is held in Columbia, South Carolina. Teachers from around the state gather to share their best practices and expertise. I was asked to participate this year and I had a wonderful time. The title of my session was Teaching with Technology. Simple ways to succeed with Technology in the Classroom. I enjoyed the conversation with the teachers as we discussed the changes technology has brought to education. The presentation I used is below . Please click the picture to download the file.
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It’s Easy & It’s Free
All students love Jeopardy. Jeopardy is a great way for all students to learn. Build student’s self-esteem and knowledge by pairing them up in small groups to compete. Create a jeopardy game on your device by visiting jeopardylabs.com. Jeopardy Labs provides teachers with an easy way to deliver jeopardy to the students. No registration or fees required
Step I. Select Start Building
Step 2. Choose a password
(I just you the easiest for me to remember)
Step 3. Enter a title and categories. (You do not have to use all 5 categories)
Step 4. Click Continue and write down or take a snapshot of this page. This gives you access to the jeopardy game to edit later.
Groups students for team play. Option: Have the groups answer as many questions
as they can. You the time on your smartphone or interactive whiteboard
Have students play individually for review purposes.
Are you or your students having a hard time creating passwords and keeping up with them? Look no further, these password keepers and makers are wonderful and easy to use. All of these are FREE!
Password Bird is a great way to create a password. Just type in a special name, word and date and a password will be created if you don’t like it just click to receive another one. Password bird normally makes stronger passwords that students would normally select themselves.
Strong Password Generator
Strong Password Generator is great for teens and adults. Choose the password length and whether you would like symbols or not. It also gives users a way to remember the password. This is an ideal way to create passwords because it does not use any of your personal information. It is totally random.
Mitto is a online password manager that allows anyone to keep their passwords safe and secure. Yet it does so much more! Mitto allows you to save the password to all your sites then login. Passwords can be accessed from any computer, organize the sites with tags. Mitto offers many layers of security. When logging into Mitto you are asked for you Mitto password, the answer to your secret question and a cell phone #. Then a text message is sent to you for a special login code. You do not have to set up the cell phone feature, its just another secure layer for keeping your passwords safe.
PassPack is a great online password keeper and manager. It’s great for group and individual password storage. Create a username and password, then a special pass phrase that’s keeps everything secret. Be sure to remember your pass phrase, if you forget it there’s no way to retrieve your pass phrase or passwords.
Use these tools today!
Listed below you will find a number of great websites to use in your classroom for READ ALOUDS. Also Check out my Online Audio Read Alouds Livebinder!
Actors read stories aloud to your students!
RIF Reading Planet
Reading planet offers a variety of animated tales for students. Classics such as Cinderella and Goldilocks and The Three Bears are a part of this series. There is also a great site called Leading to Reading which features dozens of books read aloud. Eric Carle reads Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you see? The site also features numerous nursery rhymes and lullabies. Use the finger play session during free time or on rainy days to teach your students patty-cake and I”m a little teapot.
September 15th through October 15th marks National Hispanic Heritage Month. Learn about the rich Hispanic culture that has shaped America from the beginning. Lean about notable Hispanic Americans by taking the Trivia Challenge. Each picture on the calendar has a number. Can you identify the famous Hispanic Americans? Check out the answers on Click the pictures to learn more about each person. http://www.techwithtia.com/hispanic-heritage-month-trivia-answers.html
Are you interested in using twitter but you don't know why? Here's a guide to get you started and easily build a PLN.