Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Clean Up


I hope everyone had an awesome long weekend.  It was beautiful and so nice to be outside soaking in the sun after such a long, harsh winter.  It's hard to believe but June is right around the corner!  It's time to think about cleaning up your devices so we can begin in September with a clean slate.  Please take a moment to:
  • clean up your desktop, downloads, camera roll, iPhoto or iMovie
  • empty the trash
  • create folders and categorize your documents in specific folders
  • wipe down screen and keyboard with computer wipes
  • organize and secure cords, dongles, and any other accessories

Also, please consider your needs for next year.  Please email us your technology needs. (hardware, software, devices, accessories, PD, etc.)  We would also like to know what is on your wish list. What would you like to try next year?  How can we support you better?  Is there a unit of study that you think technology can enhance?  Is there any particular professional development you would like?  Are you interested in incorporating technology in your professional goals?  

Please let me know how I can help!

Tuesday, May 12, 2015


Just a quick reminder this week that we have a subscription to Smore.  Students can create electronic posters to publish or share information.  Smore allows the student to embed images, links to websites, book trailers and more!  Students can demonstrate persuasive writing or promote a message such as kindness or the Core 4.  Fifth graders have created book reviews.  Fourth graders may want to culminate their Skyping experience or demonstrate their knowledge of the regions.  Recently Mrs. Cain’s class created Smores to share what they have learned about Colonial America.  Even our young students can master this great user friendly site!  Let me know if you are interested in working on a project together!