Post Author: Pam Moeai, Educational Technology Team Leader
Aaron Kammerman, School Technology Specialist at Hartvigsen School and The Jones Center, has been busy these last few weeks creating instructional videos for his teachers, as well as encouraging his teachers to make videos for their students. He recently compiled this inspiring list of ideas and reasons for teachers to make videos, and we are excited to share it with you!
Yesterday, I created a selfie video for my teachers, praising them for their efforts and encouraging them to reach out to me for continued support. In that video I made a passionate plea that they make MORE VIDEOS. I explained that kids are not missing out on the CONTENT as much as they are missing the CONTACT.
I followed up with this list of video ideas. My list of ideas is geared toward special ed students, but you get the idea. In case this is helpful, I pass it along to you![Read more…] about Aaron Kammerman’s Video Ideas
Kim Gardner, fifth grade teacher at Upland Terrace Elementary, and Kacie O’Maley, school technology specialist, were featured in the most recent episode of UEN’s PDTV web video series. The episode focuses on the innovative ways their students are exploring and creating worlds in Minecraft EDU to engage in social studies core curriculum and showcase their learning. Watch it below!
A couple of our elementary school technology specialists recently gave us a peek into their schools’ makerspaces via quick videos posted on Twitter. Check them out!
— Mrs. Rebecca Baggett (@Rlbaggett) December 11, 2019
— Keith Reidford (@_reidford) December 11, 2019
We love it when librarians, teachers, and technology specialists share what is happening in their libraries, classrooms, and makerspaces with us. Use the #gsdedtech and #gsdlibraries hashtags or mention us in your social media posts!
Spotlight Post by Pam Moeai, Educational Technology Team Leader
I had the pleasure of sitting down with Stephanie Gonzalez, a 5th grade teacher at Academy Park Elementary, to hear more about her successful implementation of Student-Led Conferences for the September 2019 SEPs. [Read more…] about Teacher Spotlight: Stephanie Gonzalez, Academy Park Elementary
Spotlight post by Sarah Wright, School Technology Specialist at Calvin Smith Elementary and Westbrook Elementary [Read more…] about Teacher Spotlight: Suzy Gaeta, Westbrook Elementary
In this post we’re rounding up social media posts about educational technology and library activities from Granite classrooms this past month. We know this collection features only a fraction of the awesome things students and teachers are doing every day. If you’d like to share with us and be included in future round ups use the #gsdedtech and/or #gsdlibraries hashtags in your tweets or instagram posts, or mention us: @edtechgsd and @librarymediagsd on twitter, or @edtechgsd on instagram.
Social Media Round Up, March 2019
- Leadership in Blended and Digital Learning Site Visit, Gearld Wright Elementary
- Classroom Snapshots
- UCET and UELMA Highlights
- Granite Battle of the Books District Competition Highlights
In this post we’re rounding up activities and moments from Granite classrooms that were shared with us this past month. We know this is only a fraction of the awesome things students and teachers are doing in classrooms every day. If you’d like to share with us and be included in future round-ups use the #gsdedtech or #gsdlibraries hashtags in your tweets or instagram posts, or mention us: @edtechgsd on twitter, @edtechgsd on instagram, and @librarymediagsd on twitter.
Social Media Round Up, February 2019
- Leadership in Blended and Digital Learning Site Visit, Diamond Ridge Elementary
- Classroom Snapshots
- Granite Teams at FIRST LEGO League State Competition
- Countdown to Granite’s Battle of the Books 2019 Elementary Competition
Exciting things are happening every day in classrooms, libraries, labs, and makerspaces throughout Granite School District, and a few of these learning activities are shared on social media. We’re going to highlight activities from January involving the Educational Technology Department by rounding up social media posts shared by those who participated.
- Leadership in Blended and Digital Learning Site Visit, Upland Terrace Elementary
- Granite Elementary Beehive Reading Challenge
- Mock Caldecott with Elementary Media Clerks
- Classroom Snapshots