Projects/Activities

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

Facebook Inspired an Activity

If you are on Facebook, maybe you have seen this… It’s slowly making the rounds trying to get responses. Well, there are multiple ways of answering this problem and it could be interesting to see which method people employ. This…

A Proposed Challenge for Pley

Pley is a company I heard about through Twitter, last year. They were new and were generating attention by giving educators a free year’s membership. According to their site & blog… “Pley is the leading toy rental company, helping smart…

More With Forms, Sheets, & Add-ons…

I’ve had my mind on Forms a lot lately. Assisted a teacher with setting up Parent/Teacher conferences using Forms, Choice Eliminator add-on, and confirmation emails using formMule add-on. Then I joined an 8th Grade Team meeting. Prior to the agenda…

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…

#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…