Projects/Activities

Posts in this category describe projects I have assisted in and feel are good examples of technology integration.

#ettiPad eBook Contributions

Earlier this past month, I saw a tweet asking for contributions from teachers using iPads. So I thought I would try submitting a couple ideas. I have never contributed to an eBook before, but I would definitely do it again.…

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…

Remember Webquests? I do!

Webquests were internet adventures for students which consisted of having a webpage set up for students with resources needed to complete an activity. I have a grad course I’m teaching currently online where we explore creating a webquest using one…

Third Grade Logo Project

Today I am starting a project with a couple of 3rd grade classes. Their task is to create a logo which represents themselves. I’ll be introducing this project with this Google presentation: We will be using a variety of apps…

Free Webinars on ThingLink

Update Here is an image for Tomorrow’s ThingLink Interactive Image Share: This past summer, I participated in a Teacher Challenge… but that’s for another post. ​ Now ThingLink wants to promote all the wondrous work created through the challenge that…

My Experiences with Symbaloo

Symbaloo is a wonderful tool! It allows a user to share links to other resources easily and visually. It is quite easy to setup and there are a ton of tutorial resources available. I have been using Symbaloo in three…

Thinglink Project in 3rd Grade

Recently, Thinglink has started to provide resources for educators. They now have a teacher account which can create linked student accounts. Thinglink generates usernames and passwords for the students. They can use the web or app version to create their…