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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Thrively- An Open Door to Strength Based Learning and Students Are Running Through

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Diving into lessons inspired by the SuperYou FUNdation, students have been on a mission this year to discover exactly what makes them super.  I knew Thrively could potentially…

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A Word Cloud Worth Exploring

Monday, May 16, 2016

Easy to use and super kid friendly, ABCYA’s Word Clouds allows students to tap into their creativity.  Students are able to type words on a blank screen with a…

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“Sliding” into Writing

Monday, May 2, 2016

With Kenya Day approaching, several third grade students began the journey of researching an African animal and creating a presentation to show their knowledge.  Transforming their notes into a handwritten…

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Expeditions Exceed Expectations at Hopkins

Monday, April 4, 2016

How would you like to travel without the hassle of luggage and logistics? Students at Hopkins School were able to step on location of their learning without leaving…

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