Chromebook Clout @HopkinsSchool

Friday, November 3, 2017

With great power comes great responsibility. At Hopkins School, students and teachers are exploring their new technological superpowers while learning strategies to help them become outstanding digital citizens….

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Seesaw is Blending Learning, Unleashing Creativity, and Building Confidence

Friday, October 20, 2017

Whether students are focusing on a subject area, social emotional learning, or both, Seesaw has been invaluable in empowering their learning.  Hundreds of students at both Center and Elmwood…

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Ignite Your S.H.I.N.E.

Monday, May 1, 2017

“How do you shine?” is too often a question left unanswered, and a question that’s too important not to ask.  For even our youngest students, we can blend learning…

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TedEd Lessons

Friday, March 17, 2017

If you love Ted Talks, you may especially enjoy their TedEd Lessons. Here you can easily search lessons by student level, by content, length of the video and…

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First Graders Take a Leap with BrainPOP Jr-Come Join Them!

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

BrainPOP Jr. has been a big hit recently as teachers and students have discovered and explored its newest features.  Perhaps the greatest discovery has been seeing the power in…

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Google Expeditions is now live

Friday, January 13, 2017

Google Expeditions is now live for IOS as well as Android Devices. It is really easy to setup! We had our students bring in their devices with the app already…

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Google My Maps, not just for directions

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Google has a feature called “My Maps” which is great geo-tool for education. You may immediately think of Google maps for directions to a destination, but My Maps actually…

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Biblionasium, An Engaging Tool For Students to Share What They’re Reading

Friday, October 28, 2016

What could be more engaging for readers than to join an online platform and communicate about their books? Check out this video for an introduction to Biblionasium, a…

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Teaching Mindfulness with Technology

Friday, October 7, 2016
Photo: Jane Gomes and Kirsten Gleason Teaching

For the past four years, adjustment counselors Jane Gomes and Kirsten Gleason have greeted ninth graders with a message of mindfulness. As part of the district’s ongoing effort…

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Google Classroom Updates

Monday, September 26, 2016

Using Google Classroom? Here are some great updates that they have pushed out: Guardian Summaries– You can add guardians to your class (under the student menu) so that…

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