Book Creator App

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Mrs. Altavilla’s Second Grade class has created Informational books using the Book Creator app for iPads.  Informational writing is one of the second grade writing standards.  Students were…

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School’s Out: Now Full STEAM Ahead!

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Amid the drone of afternoon bus announcements and the flurry of students anxiously exiting the building, there is a quiet movement underfoot at Hopkins School. If you listen…

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Google Docs: more than just a word processor

Thursday, March 26, 2015

  Docs Home (Big blue button): Leads you to all of your Google Docs.   File menu:See exactly all revisions all students have made to a doc Create ONE…

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Barbie Bungee Jumping & Active Learning in Math

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

[A]ll the kids remember Barbie Bungee. They like it. They remember it. They think it makes sense. I think it demonstrates a good process of math in general…

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Transferring Pictures from a Device to a Laptop

Monday, March 23, 2015

I receive many questions this time of year on what is the quickest and easiest way to move photos from your teacher/personal device to your laptop. The quickest…

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This GAFE is No Faux Pas!

Friday, March 20, 2015

After much anticipation and mental preparation, a group of Hopkins teachers set out last weekend on an expedition to transform their teaching. Upon arrival at base camp on…

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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Movenote for Education Are you ready to flip your classroom? Movenote connects right with your Google Drive.You can easily upload documents, record what you are doing on your…

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Senior Ashley Olafsen Proves She is “One to Watch”

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Ashley Olafsen did a GREAT job presenting on girls and STEM and need for role models. She is one to watch!! #CoSN15 This past Monday morning in Atlanta,…

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Using Apps & Extensions in Chrome

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Apps and Extensions are different on Chrome. Apps usually lead you to a website and Extensions let you add features and change how your Chrome works. Simply go to…

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Digital Learning Day (3/13/15)

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

This Friday, March 13, 2015 marks the third annual “Digital Learning Day.” The event celebrates the use of digital technology in learning and highlights innovative ways educators are…

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