Green Screening

These posts describe how to utilize green screening in the classroom

Embedding… #EdublogsClub

This post is part of the #EdublogsClub – a group of educators and educational technology enthusiasts that blog around a common theme each week. Simply write a post and share it (via social media w/ #edublogsclub or posting a link…

Halloween Hack 2016

This year’s Halloween Hack, sponsored by CMS’s PRISM Students saw many a variety of activities. They had a maze for you to guide one of their Dash Robots, you could create with candy and toothpicks, a station was setup with a…

Elementary Math & Science Day

One of the elementary (K-3) schools in my district has a Math & Science day coming up. This is a ‘community building’ day where guests are invited in to present lessons for the students showing how math and science are…

Biz World Commerical

Third graders are engaging, at the end of the school year, in an entrepreneur group project called Biz World. They form ‘companies’; select jobs like CEO or VP of Marketing; produce a product; pitch to investors; apply for loans; advertise;…

Take a Road Trip using a Green Screen

After some students completed a Social Studies unit on the Northeast Region of the United States, the classroom teacher and I wanted them to pick five locations to “visit”.  Using a few apps: Comic Life, Green Screen, LayerPic HD, and…

100th Day of School

About a week ago we, celebrated the 100th day of school. On the 101st day I ran into a third grade colleague who described a surprise he did for his students. He had head shots of his students for their…

Student Creativity

Volcano Group

I recently was working with a second grade class on creating non-fiction informational presentations. The class was organized into six groups where they chose a topic of interest. Volcanoes, Dinosaurs, Planets, Football, Lizards, and Dolphins were the main ideas. They…

A Heritage Project Idea

This was originally posted on the ThingLink Blog For the last several weeks, I have been working with third grade teachers and their students on their heritage project. As part of their social studies curriculum, the students researched their family’s…

Personal Wins!

I felt that I needed to brag a little. Actually, come to think of it, as educators, we don’t celebrate our personal wins that often. Case in point, I went into one class this week and was assisting a teacher…