Posts Tagged ‘Technology’

Prism Photo Editing App

I stumbled upon an amazing app while I was searching iTunes for another photo editing app. And better yet… this one is FREE. If you are an art teacher or someone who loves classic works of art, you will love this app! Linked below in the picture is the iTunes preview page to download the…

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LoTi Framework

When thinking about the technology tools that best support the idea of the Levels of Teaching Innovation (LoTi) framework, I envision teachers assessing students on their performance working with a team, not individuals working on an isolated subject. I also picture students doing more exploring while the teacher facilitates the room. Technology tools that I…

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Staying Current on Technology in Education

Staying current in the technology education world is not an easy task. Things are changing rapidly and the students are learning new things each day on their own. I have noticed a huge trend in the computer science world with a push for more computer coding. The event that was just held world-wide called Hour…

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The 2015 Teacher’s Gift Giving Guide

Each year I am blessed to receive gifts as a sign of appreciation from children, families, co-workers, and even my own family. I love teaching and I love to see my students engaged! I wanted to create my first ever gift giving guide for people to look at when thinking about getting their classroom/teacher a…

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Voice Typing Tool in Google Documents

I love the new tool that Google Docs has available to my students and I. Voice Typing is a tool already to go in your Google account. Watch this simple tutorial on how to get your students and co-workers using this tool right away.

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Mirroring 360 – Splashtop

Thank you to Splash Top for donating a Mirroring 360 license to the EdCamp Baltimore last Saturday. I was lucky enough to be the winner of this amazing prize. The second I downloaded the application, I was ready to use it in my classroom. I am lucky enough to have a personal iPad that I…

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3-D Printing in the Classroom

I had the amazing opportunity to visit a local Catholic school St. John Regional Catholic School (SJRCS) in Frederick, MD. A wonderful teacher, Lisa Cutchin showed us how to work her 3-D printer. She went through a program called, the Digital Harbor Foundation to obtain training and her 3-D printer. The Digital Harbor Foundation is dedicated to fostering…

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Google Timer

I am starting a new Tuesday Tradition! I will be posting Technology Tips each Tuesday for my readers! Check back for new, quick and easy ways to make your classroom run smoother! Today’s tip is on the Google Timer! Do you ever need a quick countdown clock in your room? I know my timer is always…

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ClassDojo

Want a classroom management system that is FREE and helps your communication with your parents and other teachers in the building? Want to encourage students, engage parents easily, and save time? Try ClassDojo! ClassDojo helps classrooms to improve by giving students positive feedback for any skill in any subject you choose. You are able to…

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Using Kahoot in the Classroom

Do you want a need way to assess you students in the classroom? Have you heard of Kahoot? “Kahoot! Is One Of The World’s Fastest Growing Learning Brands. Loved In Over 180 Countries, Our Free Game-Based Platform Enables More Meaningful, Playful And Powerful Experiences, In Classrooms And Beyond. Here’s how: Stimulates collaboration and social learning….

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Instructional Design

  A Wikipedia Article defines Instructional Design as “…the practice of maximizing the effectiveness, efficiency and appeal of instruction and other learning experiences.” In my grad class we spoke about all the careers that have Instructional designers and what their job entails. As an educator, the way I see instructional design being used in the classroom…

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White Board Technology

Touch technology (touch screen board, interactive white board) Visit the Promethean Planet Website here. (This website contains resource created by teachers for teachers. Sharing and supporting community. It is a place to connect, create change the classroom using flipcharts and making the classroom experience interactive.) This also can help teacher with professional development with sharing…

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