Make a Soldier Smile with PowToon
PowToon is doing a special project for our veterans and US Troops this Memorial day called Make-A-Soldier-Smile! PowToon has made it easy for students to quickly and easily send animated video messages to our heroic Veterans and soldiers stationed abroad. In just 3 easy steps you can send a free message and help make a Veteran or Soldier smile. Visit https://www.powtoon.com/lp/memorial/# to get started.
Chromebook Keyboard Features
Have you ever wondered about the top row of keys on a Chromebook? Here is a quick reference guide that will help:
PBS LearningMedia is a free website where teachers can access thousands of classroom-ready, curriculum-targeted digital resources. The resources are aligned to Common Core and national standards and include videos and interactives, as well as audio, documents, and in-depth lesson plans. You can browse by standards, grade level, subject area, and special collections. You can also favorite and share resources with your class and colleagues. In addition, PBS LearningMedia contains Teacher Tools that you can use to create and assign lessons, quizzes and storyboards. Check out the Teacher Tool help page to get started.
Creating Videos with a Document Camera
If you've ever used your document camera while teaching, then you'll love this easy way to create videos! Check out the video below to learn how to create videos for your students.
More Symbaloos to Use with Students
Hopefully, you've gotten a chance to check out Symbaloo, and maybe you've even embedded one of the reading Symbaloos on your website! Check out additional Symbaloos below.
In our final DEN Ambassador meeting we will explore the student experience and share what we have learned and how we've implemented DE into our classrooms. Check out the presentation below to learn more
Reading Online with Symbaloo
Are you looking for new ways to expose your students to online reading? Then check out the Symbaloos below and start reading online in your classroom today! Each Symbaloo can be embedded on your website to give your students access to a variety of online text. Thanks to Matt Gomez, a kindergarten teacher with a fantastic blog (mattbgomez.com), you'll find a variety of fiction and nonfiction texts that students can read, listen to, or both!