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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Last Year’s Third Graders LED With Passion and Innovation

Friday, September 15, 2017

At the end of last year, four third grade classrooms were exploding with passion and students were running back even during the final days.  Together with their teachers,…

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A Technology Integration Dream

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The Wellness Team at Elmwood School made an important decision this year.  They realized that the method they were using to deliver lessons wasn’t working as well as they had…

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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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HPS STEAM: A Call for Expertise

Friday, April 28, 2017

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Fueling Each Other With 21st Century Learning

Monday, April 3, 2017

In The Principal of Change post about Chapter 6 from The Innovator’s Mindset, George Couros asks this question: Would you rather be engaged or empowered as an educator?…

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Making a Video Game “Score” with Design Thinking

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Students in Ms. Barkin’s music class are conquering creativity and collecting coins as they compose scores to select Super Mario World levels. The month-long endeavor, which blends instruments…

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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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Rising to the Design Challenge

Friday, February 17, 2017

Picture a group of individuals gathered around a table trying to solve a problem under a tight deadline while using limited resources. Sound familiar? How did your envisioned…

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