Collaborating with several elementary school principals, the Granite Educational Technology department recently sponsored WinterCon, a professional development mini-conference held at Lincoln Elementary School. Teachers and administrators from Bennion, Cottonwood, Lincoln, Rolling Meadows, Taylorsville, West Valley, and William Penn Elementary Schools came together to learn and share in a variety of sessions on topics including Google Apps for Education, Blogging, SMART Boards, classroom management, and much more. [Read more…] about #GSDEdTech WinterCon
Laverna Benally teaches 5th Grade at Lincoln Elementary in South Salt Lake, Utah. This spotlight begins with her students expressing a few of the reasons they enjoy having Mrs. Benally as their teacher. We see students working on research projects and creating collaborative Google Slides presentations using classroom Chromebooks. One student states that he enjoys using Chromebooks because they help him become more engaged with research. Meanwhile, we see Mrs. Benally roaming the classroom consulting with students individually to meet their needs. Special thanks go to Mrs. Benally, an excellent teacher who engages and supports students in her classroom each day.
Spotlight Author: Patrick Flanagan, Director of Educational Technology, Granite School District
Mrs. O’Brien teaches 5th Grade at Lincoln Elementary in South Salt Lake. Watch the video above to see how she integrates classroom Chromebooks into her students’ daily English Language Arts rotations to facilitate writing projects, spelling, and vocabulary work.
Spotlight Author: Patrick Flanagan, Granite Director of Educational Technology