Friday, November 17, 2017

This Week's Leader Board

There were no changes this week. Not only does Lake View still takes top honor yet another week, they have also earned the most integration badges as of today. Integration badges showcase the technology tools that students are using in the classroom.  417 badges have been delivered this year. Let's keep that number increasing.

Monday, November 13, 2017

Skype-a-Thon 2017

Connecting Beyond the Classroom

😀Skype-a-Thon 2017 this November 28th and 29th😀

"Skype-a-Thon is a global learning event that makes it possible for students to virtually travel around the world and connect beyond the classroom. " 

For more information on how to join and participate, visit Skype in the Classroom from the Microsoft Education Site. Within this link, you will find all you need to start using Skype in your classroom. 
Skype in the Classroom includes information on: 

  • What Skype is
  • What Mystery Skype is
  • How to use Skype in the classroom
  • How to connect with other educators and guest experts
  • Skype Lessons
  • Virtual Field Trips
  • Student Participation Certificates
  • And so much more....

Friday, November 10, 2017

This Week's Leader Board

Lake View Chiefs still hold on to first place this week. Lamar Lions are still in second place, but the Glenmore Jets are right on their heels.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Features in Google Classroom and Padlet

You can Like, Star, Vote, or Grade posts in Padlet. This new feature is located under Reactions in the Modify section.

Students can view all comments for an assignment all at one time. Go to the About Section.
Click on Your Work: 
A list of all assignments will be displayed in the main panel of the classroom screen. From this list a student can quickly see which assignments are turned in, missing, late, or assigned. Click on any assignment that has a comment box out to the side: 
The panel will open and all comments made will be shown below: 

Friday, November 3, 2017

A NEW Tech Badge Leader

Congratulations to the Lake View Chiefs

The Lake View Chiefs take first place honors this week. Close behind, showing their pride and moving up fast are the Lamar Lions in second place. The soaring Glenmore Jets are grounded this week taking third place. Congratulations to Jody Waters. Her abundant badge submissions has put the Lee Rebels right in the thick of things. 

Want to see your campus on the Leader Board? Just visit our website and request a badge. There are many badges to choose from and more are added throughout the year.