Wednesday, May 30, 2012

SMART CONFERENCE IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA!

5th Annual S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Event - SUCCESS Content Creation Seminar 8/15/2012 08:30 Where: Kenmore Middle School 200 S. Carlin Springs Road Arlington, Virginia United States Contact: Heather Hurley (heather@successconference.org) Details On behalf of the S.U.C.C.E.S.S. planning team we would like to invite you to participate in the 5th Annual Mid-Atlantic SMART Board Users Conference hosted by Kenmore Middle School in Arlington, Virginia. This year we are doing things a little differently. Discover how to create professional, interactive and sharable SMART Notebook™ software lesson activities. SUCCESS is offering this content creation seminar to those educators who are enthusiastic about designing lesson activities to increase student engagement and participation. You'll have the opportunity to enhance your ability to use SMART products in your classroom and create content that you can share with other educators. You'll learn tips and tricks for using SMART Notebook software's interactive design and delivery tools and the Lesson Activity Toolkit. Are you a beginner SMART Board user? No worries, there will be a beginning content creation strand just for you. In order to apply, the following must be applicable: • You are a certified, current full or part-time teacher • You want to increase your skills in creating dynamic SMART Notebook lesson activities • You must work in the Mid-Atlantic region • You have at least 1 year of SMART Board interactive whiteboard experience and have attended training either online, at your school site, or any other form. This item will not apply if you are intending on participating in the beginner content creation strand. The content creation seminar is limited to 150 participants so apply today. We will be accepting applications until June 15, 2012. To apply for this year's event, visit our website at http://www.successconference.org/ We look forward to seeing you again.

Monday, May 21, 2012

iPad apps for students GR 8-12

https://sites.google.com/site/learningcontinuity/with-ipads Learning Continuity has compiled a great set of GR 8-12 iPad apps for use in the classroom - and most are FREE: "Keep students connected to your curriculum from home and back. Try the new iPad in your classroom! This growing list of "Apps" are from the iPad section of the iTunes Apps store. Access the iPad Apps list in the iTunes Store here. Also try iPod Touch Apps on the iPads and let us know how they work. The latest iTunes is required to access the links. New The iPad Learning Studio - Slide Shows including iPads in Science | History | English | World Language | Photography | Math Suggested "iPad iDeas" slide show. And here are some suggested list from iTunes: Apps for Learning Math, Apps for Special Education, Apps for Learning Life Science, Apps for Learning Chemistry, Astronomy & Earth Science, English as a Second Language, Writing, Geography. Also view "The Hottest Apps used by Apple Distinguished Educators"." Thanks to Lori Reed, my SMART guru!

Thursday, May 3, 2012

NBC6 & T51 visit Columbus to see how SMART we are!

Great day for this SMART Showcase Elite school. Local news channels NBC 6 and T51 visited to see how well we have integrated SMART into our classes.
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Carlos Moro and his students provided our TV guests with many examples!