Tag Archives: teachers using technology

Atoms and iPads

One of the classrooms in our device pilot is a 9th grade science classroom taught by Mr. Christian Ehrhart. Mr. Ehrhart manages and designs his instruction by the concepts of Mastery Learning. In a nutshell, students must meet the expectations for … Continue reading

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Graphing Functions in a BYOD Classroom

Graphing functions in Algebra class is a task that has long been dominated by the use of a TI graphing calculator. But now, in a Bring Your Own Device classroom, students can work with these function graphs using an iPhone, … Continue reading

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5 Must Do’s for Video Projects

If you want to have your students create a video to demonstrate their understanding of  content, keep these 5 tips in mind for a successful project: 1. Share the grading rubric and a sample finished product with the students The rubric … Continue reading

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School Google Apps Account

As our district prepares for 2 days of  in-service, one of our small sessions teachers can select to attend is on our district Google Apps platform. I wanted to take the time with this blog entry to point out the … Continue reading

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QR Code + Algebra Study Guide = Effective Review

As some 8th grade Algebra students prepare for their final exam at our school, they will be able to learn from each other while they review – whether they are at school or at home. How? Each section of the … Continue reading

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iPods over MovieMaker

We recently used our iPod lab in a Social Studies class for seniors : National and Political Systems. The students were studying political parties and were working on a project where they would create a political candidate. After writing a … Continue reading

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Student Algebra Videos made with iPods

Two of our 8th grade Algebra classes had previously used iPod Touch devices to run a QR code scavenger hunt to practice exponents and scientific notation. A few weeks later, the math teachers from these classes had an idea on … Continue reading

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