Students in Ms. Tobin’s class at McNeel used the iPad app Milab and probes from Einstein Lab to measure the speed of light during an IQWST lesson with Mrs. Gagner. They were very excited to share their finding with each other in cooperative groups.
Mrs. Mehltretter’s AP Biology class at Beloit Memorial High School had a unique opportunity to learn from scientists from Purdue University. In a program called ZipTrips, BMHS students learned from three different scientists via a video connection. They learned about food protecting the quality and supply of water, food safety and security, and benefits and risks… Read More Connecting with ZipTrips at Purdue University
McNeel educators created a Youtube Video to Justin Timberlake’s “Can’t Stop The Feeling” to welcome students back to the new school year with video editing help from Beloit Memorial High School Alumni Arissa Washington. Great job! McNeel Youtube Video
Fruzen sixth grade students in Mrs. Arp’s class spent a week researching Shakespeare’s life during their Springboard unit and created an iBook using Book Creator while incorporating multimedia using Schoology, Garageband, Touchcast, Youtube, and more. Students then presented their books to the class.
McNeel staff members gathered this morning to share out their personalized technology learning goals and projects they have worked on this year. Teachers documented their goals and progress in Schoology and worked in collaborative teams to achieve their goals. Teacher Goal Project Music iMovie Project
Students in Ms. Spencer’s 6th grade class took a different approach to learning science inquiry by participating in the Global Design Day Challenge. Students were guided through nine timed steps to create a new way of designing a money carrier and then created a prototype and shared their final product with the class. Check out… Read More Students Celebrate Global Design Day
Our district instructional technology coaches presented at WEMTA in the Wisconsin Dells on topics covering Student Announcements & News, Personalized Learning…It’s Not Just for Students, and also partnered with the high school reading specialists to present Marzano’s 6 steps with a session about infusing technology into disciplinary literacy.
After discovering a duck nest outside their classroom window, students in Mr. McInerney’s 21st Century Communications course at Cunningham saw a great opportunity to use what they learned. Working together as a class, they set up a webcam and found a site to host it, so they can monitor the ducks at all times. You… Read More Cunningham Students Host Wildlife Cam
Staff members had the opportunity to attend three technology app pds this winter: Smart Notebook, Explain Everything, and Book Creator taught by Michele Kruse, Mike Sindahl, and Britta Gagner. In exchange for learning about the app on non-contractional time, teachers were able to get the paid app for their iPads as well as on any… Read More SDB Staff Attending Tech PDs