Many of you are aware of mystery science. We don't have a subscription, but they do have periodic free videos. The one from last week is great about a car launched into space. I can see this as a GREAT writing prompt. Check it out!
With all of the STEM push, maybe you would like to spend a day in the summer getting some staff development on coding. Code.org offers FREE 1 day workshops. Check out the workshop locations to see if you can attend.
It is hard to believe it is that time again. The DA schedule has been integrated to the computer lab schedule. If you will not be using the lab time, please remove your name in case others need to switch etc. Remember that 2nd grade - 5th grade must check out audio tickets from Russ, Sharon, Deb or Keri if your students receive read aloud accommodations. The files will be linked by Monday.
Are you using the digital leveled readers with your students? Have you forgotten they are in the Online Resources? Want to give easier access via eClass? Well, here are some directions for you. It is just a couple of steps, but be sure to read carefully where to get the correct link to use.
1) Use Chrome. IE does not work
2) You have to right click and "copy link address". Just grabbing the URL does not work. Here are the directions https://instruction.gwinnett.k12.ga.us/d2l/le/content/49661/viewContent/10573719/View
Vinnie has been hard at work on the Literacy and Numeracy Coaches' Page (grad school assignments do have their benefits). There are some great tech tools to share resources and to ask for assistance. Be sure to check it out and interact with the new updated page!
USA test prep offers a question of the day and vocabulary word of the day via embed code. You can click on this link, choose your state and grade level/subject, then create a widget with the embed code provided! I have added a few 3rd grade examples below. They are available in each subject area.