5th Graders at Cunningham Intermediate School created multimedia projects in Mrs. Combs classes. A few of the projects are shared on the Cunningham Intermediate School Website under the Instructional Technology Tab. Check them out! These students would appreciate seeing your comments on their Youtube videos.
The week of February 20th marked the second annual SDB Digital Learning Week, a week dedicated to empowering and engaging staff and students through digital learning opportunities. Digital Learning Week is celebrated in February every year, as it is a part of Digital Learning Day, a nationwide celebration of digital learning focused on promoting the… Read More Digital Learning Week- Empowering & Engaging
On Friday, February 4th Gaston students had the opportunity to talk with three UW Madison athletes. Each student prepared a question to ask the athletes. Questions ranged from what it takes to become a UW athlete/student to how athletes handle bullying. Students enjoyed the Skype session came away informed & inspired by the experience.
McNeel teacher, Tiffany Bautch, partnered with instructional technology coach, Britta Gagner, to highlight the app Canva for her 8th grade students. They taught students how to use the app and the side by side feature of the iPad to look up factual information, statistics, and images about the Holocaust and developed a plan to create infographics… Read More McNeel Teacher uses Infographics to make Learning more Meaningful
Fruzen para professional, Leighia Francis, used the website/app Padlet to promote college week at Fruzen School with her students and also used it to get a jump start on her TECHO board. Last year, she was able to complete all the items on her board, and she is already off to a great start this year.
For our morning monthly technology pd, staff were able to try out all of the wonderful maker space materials that Mrs. Gagner, instructional technology coach, secured through an Ecolab grant. They programmed robots, built structures, used a green screen, broke out of a breakout box, and explored Osmos. These great activities will be coming soon… Read More McNeel Staff Get Innovative
For the January technology professional development, McNeel staff came to the meeting with a challenge: “We have a problem with our Agenda – all properly run staff meetings MUST have an agenda. The problem is, the Superintendent does not want this meeting to end – EVER, so he/she has locked the last part of our… Read More McNeel Staff Breaks Out of the Mold
BMHS marketing students in Mrs. Weaver’s class partnered with Mrs. Gagner to create digital e-portfolios highlighting all of the great accomplishments they’ve achieved throughout their academic, athletic, and extracurricular careers. They wrote resumes, reflected on academic artifacts, aligned their current and future goals, wrote a letter of interest, created a multimedia project to highlight their strengths, and… Read More BMHS Students create Digital Portfolios
All McNeel staff members attended a training to learn how to use the app Book Creator that the district purchased for all students and staff. Teachers were shown the basics of how to make a book and then given the challenge to create one. They were shown how to create books and given additional tools… Read More McNeel Staff getting Creative with Books
Innovation Liaisons were given one task last night: read the clues, solve the riddles, and crack the combination codes to “escape” the technology meeting last night. Teachers worked in teams to figure out the combinations and clues and everyone was able to escape. To learn more information about Breakout EDU boxes please visit www.breakoutedu.com or head to… Read More Teachers tackle Breakout EDU Boxes