Sunday, November 24, 2013

Headphone Organization

We original purchased cheap over the ear headphones for the kids this year, but the organization of them was a nightmare and caused them to get tangled and break easily after just a couple uses. A friend saw this need and donated earbuds to our class, so generous and helpful! I took an old calendar pocket chart, labeled it and the headphones with the kids' numbers (we use our alphabetical numbers for everything) and voila! The kids quickly and easily get their headphones out and put away neatly.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Student Led PD for Teachers

Last week my teammate and I worked with our 4th grade students to create a teaser video for a district PD we have been asked to co-present on Chromebooks and Google Apps in the classroom. My teammate had the brilliant idea of bringing some students with us, and it has been a whirlwind of exciting developments ever since. This opportunity has gotten me thinking about a world of possibilities for student led professional development, but more on that when I organize my thoughts.

So for now I bring you our amazing kids: