Stop Motion Animation with G4

I was delighted at the start of the year when I chatted to the grade level leader of Grade 4 that she was full of excitement for doing more technology integration into all Grade 4 classes. One of the major projects she wanted to hop on board with was stop …

“Build Your Wild Self’ with Grade 3

Edit 2019: This was written in 2010, this website doesn’t even exist anymore; it redirects to Bronx Zoo. Enjoy though! This is not going to blow your socks off. This is not going to predict how to teach for future jobs our students may have. This is not going to …

Using “Pens” with our iPod Touches

After starting off the new year with the new bunch of Kindergartners the tinyness of the iPods seemed more…obvious to me. Using, as we do, ABC Pocket Phonics the letters seemed so small to me after having a couple of months to stare at iPad screens during the Summer. As …

A little help for the little ones

Quite the week ahead of us all in Kindergarten Year! We will introduce the iPod Touches to all of our new batch of students; starting off, getting the basics of operating them correctly and using the apps. I have worked out with all the teachers the schedule and will meet …

The Power of One

I’ll just go ahead and ignore the date of my last blog entry. Soooooooo…. New school year, new position, new challenges. How many different job titles are there for what I’m doing this year?! My specific title is Instructional Technology Coordinator (it barely fits on my name-tag). I have seen …