Archive | Technology

YouTube!

I am VERY excited to announce that I have created my own YouTube channel!  You can go there directly by clicking here. This all stemmed from a desire to support teachers in my school with using the technology we have available. I wanted to offer professional development sessions on how to create websites, use blogging […]

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Aurasma – I Made an Aura!

Once again I am excited to link up with 4th Grade Frolics for Monday Made It. I attended a FANTASTIC professional development session last week by Andrew Douch about using technology to enhance student learning. Please visit his website, as he really is a wealth of knowledge. Douch introduced us to Aurasma, an app that uses […]

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Poetry Fun With Word Clouds

We are in the middle of one of my favorite reading units in kindergarten – poetry!  This unit was actually removed from our mandatory curriculum, but I still spend a few weeks on it with my kids because I love it so much!  (And so do they.) We have been discussing and exploring how poems […]

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Kidblog!

This year I learned about one of the most fantastic technology resources I have used in ages – Kidblog!  Kidblog.org is a secure blogging service designed specifically for teachers and students.  It allows teachers to create a classroom network of student blogs.  Students can write their own blogs, read their classmates’ blogs, and write and […]

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Using Technology To Elevate Share Time

Share time has been a focus of mine over the last couple of years in writing and reading workshop.  I know that kids LOVE to have the opportunity to share their work and be recognized for things they have worked on or done well.  I have been doing a share time for years that basically […]

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