Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

Elementary Educators: LOOK WHAT’S COMING YOUR WAY!

Algebra 1 & 2 Released EOC on Socrative

Hey Algebra 1 and Algebra 2 teachers, are you planning on reviewing with your students before final exams? Well we have some good news for you… The math team at Region 13 has put the STAAR EOC Spring 2013 assessments on Socrative.com. To access the questions log-in or create an account and import a shared […]

Get Rid of Ads on Youtube

Many of us from time-to-time like to play videos from Youtube.com as a tool for student learning, however the ads that appear might not be appropriate for viewing in the classroom. Ad Block Plus is a free extension for Firefox and Google Chrome that eliminates the ads that appear before a video and under the […]

13 Free Web Tools that Teachers and Students Should Know About

The following article was retrieved from http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2013/07/13-free-web-tools-students-and-teachers-should-know-about/ Web-based tools continue to proliferate, giving teachers more to add to their arsenal, but it can be hard to determine which resources are worth spending time exploring. At the International Society of  Technology in Education (ISTE) conference this year, Adam Bellow, founder of EduClipper, and Steve Dembo, Online Community Manager for Discovery Education […]

Study: What Teens Actually Share on Social Media

This information was retrieved from edudemic.com on May 29, 2013 Find the complete article here: What Teens Actually Share on Social Media Ever wondered how students really act online? What they’re actually sharing with their friends? Heck, if they’re even using their real name and other information? Chances are good about 1 of every 4 […]

Think Through Math: Summer Edition

The information below was provided by TEA. Texas public school students in grades 3–8 will continue to have access all summer long to the adaptive content and support provided by Istation Reading and Think Through Math through Texas SUCCESS.   Just for educators – a Texas Summer SUCCESS Toolkit has been created to help get […]