Technology can be a valuable resource to enhance today’s curriculum. Please check this site weekly for a technology tip that could support student and teacher creation. Each week a technology tip, useful website or a new resource will be posted. Also, please check out the new HS Help Desk Blog http://jthshelpdesk.blogspot.
Tip 1: Language Arts – Check out www.storyjumper.com to create your own children’s book.
Tip 2: Language Arts – Check out www.spellingcity.com to enhance your vocabulary.
Tip 4: Mystery Skype – Partner up with other teachers. Have the students create a list of questions that will be used to guess the location of the other class.
Tip 5: News-O-Matic – An interactive news app for children ages 6-10. This app scans the current events for news-worthy yet age-appropriate stories. There are stories about world news, sports, science, and more. Each issue comes with five news stories complete with pictures, videos and illustrations.
Tip 7: Sight Word Assistance – Check out http://www.sightwords.com/sight-words/flash-cards/
Tip 8: Easiteach HELP - http://easiteach.com/usa/featurevideos/index.htm
Tip 9: NEWSELA - https://newsela.com/articles/?category=kids - Sign up for free to make it easy for all of your students to read the same information, but at their own reading level.
Tip 10: Plickers - https://www.plickers.com/ - App for Apple and Android to collect real-time assessment data.
Tip 11: SAS Curriculum Pathways - https://www.sascurriculumpathways.com/portal/ – Great FREE resource for teachers.
Tip 12: Tools for today’s classroom – Located on the All Staff Drive
Tip 14: Pics4Learning.com has been a resource for copyright-friendly images since 1999. With over 35,000 images, Pics4Learning is a great place to find images that will help you tell your story!
Tip 15: Create your own QR Code – The QR Code Generator
Tip 16: Save search engine for younger students – Kiddle
Tip 17: Have your students create graphs!
Tip 18: Helpful teacher site – Gooru