Classroom technology integration takes center stage in each monthly issue of Burleson ISD’s Learning Technologies Newsletter. Here’ the lineup for August 2017: Discovery Educator Network (DEN) Ambassador Cohort Starting Soon Get 18 Hours of Training While You Still Have Time Flipgrid
Most people see a Google Form as a quiz or survey tool. However, a Form can easily be shaped into literacy stations, learning stations, or learning centers. How? Google-Form sections, question fields, and text boxes hold hyperlinks to outside sources.
SIGN IN TO OUR BADGING CLASS TO GET YOUR BADGE If you have already received badges from the LT Dept. you don’t have to do this. If you have not…you need to follow the instructions linked above.
Repost courtesy of Discovery Education Are You Ready for the Great American Eclipse? To empower educators to take full advantage of this rare occasion, Discovery Education is providing a variety of resources that will serve as catalysts for the inquiry process
This summer, I was blessed (again) for the fourth time to attend the Discovery Educator Network (DEN) Summer Institute. The connections, the camaraderie, and the learning that occurs during these seven days are second to none. Every year I have
Sign up and registration is now open for the first collaborative project of the year in the Projects by Jen series the O.R.E.O. project. The project runs from September 11 to October 13. Students will stack the original OREO® cookie and count how many cookies they
I need feedback. On Thursday, July 20, I’ll host a two-hour professional-development session for Burleson ISD teachers. The topic: “Be Distinguished: Professional Portfolio Basics”, which highlights how educators can create a portfolio to showcase lesson plans, lesson activities, and other
Burleson ISD hosted an open Code.org training for teachers in BISD and surrounding districts! We had over 30 people and 7 school districts represented! The FABULOUS Kim Lane came to lead the training and teachers got to try coding first
Educator and gamified-lesson guru Chris Hesselbein has some invaluable advice to teachers who are considering gamification as a classroom teaching technique. “In the field of gaming,” Hesselbein writes in his blog, “the term ‘epic fail’ refers to a situation where
Thanks to the fantastic feedback from our June Preppers, we made a few changes to the way we ran day 1 of our academy. Instead of so much sit-and-get, we broke the second half of the day up with some