April 2016 Teacher Spotlight: Jennifer BricarellBack in January, Jennifer Bricarell met with Andrew Shauver, Instructional Technology Specialist from Ingham ISD, to take a look at Osmo. Osmo is a unique gaming accessory for the iPad that comes with games that will change the way your students play and learn. With some grant money available for her classroom, she was seeking an engaging new tool that would support student work during small group reading and math time. After spending some time playing around with Osmo, Jen found it to be very fun while also having a lot of higher and lower activities that seemed to be very engaging.
Call for Presenters - East Lansing Tech CampWe see Michigan educators as leaders of using district technologies and would love to see you share your experience and knowledge with the #CapitalAreaEdTech and #MichEd communities. We also encourage you to pass this on to anyone who may be interested in presenting a great session at East Lansing’s 2016 Tech Camp. The deadline to submit is Friday, May 27. All submissions will be peer reviewed by our technology department and classroom teachers. You will be notified if your proposal was accepted by Friday, June 3. Stay tuned for a complete schedule with session descriptions by Friday, June 10. Click here to submit your proposal --> bit.ly/ELPSpresent
East Lansing Student Art Selected for Competitive ExhibitionThe 2016 Art Scholarship Alert (ASA) is a juried art exhibition and scholarship competition for 9th – 12th graders residing or attending school in Ingham, Clinton, Eaton, Ionia, Shiawassee, Barry, Livingston, Calhoun and Jackson counties. ASA applicants submit an online digital portfolio of original works of art. A jury of art professionals determine acceptance and awards based on the quality, consistency, and depth of work in the portfolio. One portfolio at each grade level receives an ASA Portfolio Award and will have multiple works displayed. All other accepted portfolios will have one piece exhibited.
Classcraft - March 2016 Technology & Media Services Teacher SpotlightThe March 2016 Technology & Media Services teacher spotlight highlights an amazing, fun new class management tool called Classcraft. Marcy Sheldon and Rachel Gehres share how they’ve used it to transform the feel of classroom management in their foreign language classrooms. WARNING: teachers should note that the level of student engagement caused by Classcraft’s pre-set powers and events may reach extreme levels.
Dominique Olivarez - Augmented Reality Book Reports - Teacher SpotlightThis month’s teacher spotlight shares a story from Dominique Olivarez’s MacDonald Middle School classroom. Together with MacDonald Librarian, Lynley Watters, Dominique and her class worked together to use Aurasma to create book reviews.
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