Tech Tip

Technology Tip

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.com/

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 3:  Helpful Sites – Check out The Nerdy Teacher Blog, Poll Everywhere, and Screen Shots

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 6:  Helpful Sites – Check out EdTechTeacher and LearnZillion

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

http://www.easilearn.com/global/Browse2.aspx?anchorId=29943&menu=29795

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 13:  Helpful Sites – Math Manipulatives, Videos for Grades 7-12, and eBooks

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

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