Tech Salad

With Crunchy Bits and Bytes

April 22, 2015
by Bea Leiderman
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Stop Motion Cells

Mr. Summitt’s students have been learning about mitosis and they have put together really nice animations using their iPads. I have edited four of my favorite animations turned in through Schoology into a single movie. Watch these cells divide and … Continue reading

December 16, 2014
by Bea Leiderman
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Schoology–Differentiation and Group Work

Schoology makes it very easy for teachers to assign differentiated work to students in ways that don’t make anyone feel singled out. Students can be assigned to pre-determined groups, or materials can be made visible only to specified students within … Continue reading

December 10, 2014
by Bea Leiderman
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Taking Risks

This morning I returned from VSTE and hit the ground running. When I stepped into Ms. Kass’s room to say hello, she showed me the projects the students were developing on their iPads. A few minutes later, I stopped by … Continue reading

November 4, 2014
by Bea Leiderman
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Schoology – Student Completion Requirements

True or false: When I give my students work, they all finish at the same time. Yes, keeping kids on task is one of the most difficult issues faced by teachers. Schoology has a tool that can help. When you … Continue reading

October 22, 2014
by Bea Leiderman
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Submitting iWork Documents – Schoology

If your students are using iPads, the easiest way for them to submit work is through Schoology. In a previous post, I shared a video on how to turn in Google Drive documents through Schoology. In this video, I share … Continue reading

September 19, 2014
by Bea Leiderman
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Remember the Egg?

Years and years ago, I remember watching some television sitcom where one of the characters had to care for an egg as if it were a baby. It was a school assignment designed to teach students responsibility, and I think … Continue reading