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Saturday, April 19, 2014

Goobric and Doctopus - if you haven't heard of them you will soon!

Goobric is Google's answer to rubric assessing for teachers/students. Rubrics are attached directly to docs and returned to students with their work.

Doctopus is a document and project management add-on in Google Drive. 

These add-on programs (and many others) are continually being improved- start checking out the tutorials others have shared:




http://ipadsandbox.wikispaces.com/file/view/jlGoogleDoctopus.pdf 

Sample how-to video: http://youtu.be/evFN1m82JiY


Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Georgia Book Award Nominees Announced for 2014-2015

The 2014-2015 Georgia Children's Picture Storybook Book Award nominee list is here- the list even correlates with curriculum!

Check out the complete list, and read some great nominees so you may send in your vote next year.



(BONUS: Activity Kit for Mr. Tiger is here)

I use Follett Titlewave to order the complete list each Spring.  I also add the titles to our Summer Reading list so my students will read enough to qualify to vote next year!
(Coming soon- I'll post the Book Nominee list for grades 4-8 and ages 10/11 up!)