Tech Salad

With Crunchy Bits and Bytes

September 11, 2015
by Bea Leiderman
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Equal Learning Opportunities

As our 1:1 program has expanded upward from the elementary grades, our district has been proactive in creating an environment where digital tools and digital mindsets will ┬ábe commonplace when the expansion reaches the higher grades. To fill in the … Continue reading

September 9, 2015
by Bea Leiderman
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Learning About Learning

I know I have not blogged in a while. We have been exceedingly busy deploying iPads to all our 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th grade students. Tomorrow we get to visit our one cohort of 3rd graders at Goochland Elementary. … Continue reading

May 18, 2015
by Bea Leiderman
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Understanding Our Students

This morning I learned some very interesting facts about cochlear implants, about what they do and what they don’t do, from a segment on NPR’s Morning Edition. We have students with cochlear implants in our schools, and I doubt too … Continue reading

May 15, 2015
by Bea Leiderman
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Saving Materials For Next Year

Of course all your hard work will help you next year! If you have uploaded content to Schoology that you plan on using again next year, all you have to do is save it to your Resources folders. If you … Continue reading

May 14, 2015
by Bea Leiderman
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Math IRL

“Why do we need to know this?” There it is. Every teacher’s favorite question right after “Will this be on the test?” It is always fun to find real-life applications of concepts for which I probably asked the same question. … Continue reading

October 28, 2014
by Bea Leiderman
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A Student Perspective

If I go back to the classroom as a teacher, I know there are lots of things I would do differently today than eight years ago. Yes, technology has changed, and I have learned quite a bit about instructional design. … Continue reading

June 26, 2014
by Bea Leiderman
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Creating ePub Files

Today is the second day of my ePub class. This is a sample page with some not-so-useful content I created. I’m adding it here to show teachers how easy it can be to distribute these files. Sample Book I am … Continue reading