Category: Coding

Osmo + iPads = Hands-on Engagement

An Osmo from Tangible Play is an amazing educational tool used to enhance the interactivity of an iPad. It takes the power of the iPad’s camera and combines it with the interactivity of various manipulatives to create an engaging learning…

Digital Activities for Students…

Recently my district went Hybrid for a week. The teachers had afternoon Google Meet check-ins with students. The intention was not to teach any “new” information; in case any students couldn’t join in. I reached out to my fourth grade…

Massive Improvements…

Back in 2017, I wrote a post called: ‘Dabbling in a Little Scripting out of Necessity…’ At that time, I was helping setup an unconference session board, in a Google Sheet, which had linked Google Docs for collaborative note taking.…

Formatting…

My building’s Instructional Supervisor came to me recently with a challenge. They are using a Google Form to submit necessary information, when the nurse is notified a student needs to quarantine. The information is placed in a Sheet for all…

Guest Speaker @ Constellations Summit (Summer PD)

After earning my Tynker Certified Educator levels 1 & 2 and then finalizing my Tynker Distinguished Educator status, I was asked to join Leandra McGriff, Tynker’s Educator Community Specialist, to co-present at a virtual conference. The session description: Driving The…