Projects/Activities

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

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…

QR Codes pt. 2

Now the much awaited follow-up to QR Codes pt. 1… I wanted to expanded on the usage of QR Codes in my school. I partnered up with our Librarian who travels between two buildings. At Erdenheim, third graders come to…

QR Codes pt. 1

After going to an EdCamp (which I will do a post later on), in Harrisburg, I saw a session on QR Codes. At the time, I thought this couldn’t be done in a K-1 school. Then at Pete & C…