As concerned and involved adult teacher, administrator, and educator stakeholders, we are involved in addressing local issues of hunger. Some of us donate time and volunteer at soup kitchens or work in community urban gardens whose produce is distributed among the needy. While we as caring and sensitive adults are happy to do what we … Continue reading Sequential Student Service Learning Grades 4-8 – From Seed to Soup Kitchen Do not leave your Chromebooks in the classroom!!
The capacity of Chromebooks and other connected devices to support students in not only acquiring writing, reading, and research skills but also in developing job needed , career, college and life speaking skills is often overlooked and under-publicized. Ironically now that there is an educational emphasis on developing speaking, small group and online oral … Continue reading Chromebook Community Communications- Are You Listening World? – Public Service Announcements-Grades 6-12
Almost every student grades 4-12 can successfully make an edible and beyond sandwich. Some students can also create their own cultural variation on the many familiar American sandwiches. But how can this pleasurable for certain student owned and student consumed fascination be used in the context of rigorous CCSS multi-content standards supported by technology? Very … Continue reading Well STEAM-ed Sandwich – Student Chromebook Cookbooks and Beyond- Grades 4-12
“A penny’s worth one whole cent/Five of them make a nickel and can be spent/. . . A dime is worth twice as many/It’s small shiny and worth plenty. . . Coins tell us the history of our country/They give us facts about our currency.”-Excerpts from a student poem. “Each coin has a story that … Continue reading COINING a Cross Content Chromebook Situated Student Owned Experience- Grades 4-8
Inventions are an integral part of the STEAM- Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics studies as well as part of traditional Social Studies and Global studies Grades K-12. Chromebooks facilitate teachers enhancing, expanding and energizing this traditional study into a multimedia student owned extravaganza. Students select an invention to research. Using chromebooks their research includes a … Continue reading Inventions: Exhibiting and Celebrating them Chromebook Curated