FCPS has had a Google domain now for over a year. All students and staff have accounts and can use Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Classroom, etc… We also have many schools now using Chromebooks too. One feature I haven’t Continue reading Google+ Communities Can Be a Great Collaboration Tool
Open eBooks is a free app that allows students from Title I schools or students with special needs to download eBooks for free. The student may download 10 eBooks at a time for 56 days from a selection of thousands. Continue reading Open eBooks
After a long day at work, when the kids are finally asleep, I spend a lot of time searching for the perfect resources to recommend to teachers. I like to keep a current list handy when asked to recommend a Continue reading Best Websites & Apps for Learning
Ah, Google Forms — so simple and easy for quizzes and surveys. Type in content by hitting some plus signs to add questions, find a link to share, and students are ready to get moving with the assessment or feedback. Continue reading Google Forms: Moving Beyond Surveys & Quizzes
Wow, it’s the middle of April already! Where has this year gone? So many plans and dreams along with a few bumps in the road for this year and it’s almost at an end. Thankfully the sun and spring have Continue reading Spring Musings
Several teachers around the district have asked about creating spaces for students to create web design, web sites, or web projects. One of the concerns about using software applications is the servicing company must meet the data sharing agreement guidelines Continue reading Student Website Designs and Projects
Scratch Day, held this year on May 14, 2016, is a global (yes, all over the world!!) network of events that celebrates Scratch, a free creative computing software from MIT that allows kids of all ages to create games, stories, Continue reading Scratch Day is Coming to Lexington!