McAndrew 5th graders learned about our country’s Free Enterprise System, supply and demand, and entrepreneurship. They also had the opportunity to create a product from recycled or upcycled materials while having the freedom to determine cost and quantity of their product.
As we move forward into the last few months of the school year, I have been amazed at all of the natural ways teachers have embraced and utilized their iPads in the classroom setting.
Since becoming principal of Northside Alternative High School (NAHS), Dr. Darrell Rice has worked to lay the foundation for transforming NAHS into a school that ensures student success in not only academics, but in life as well.
To-do lists, calendar appointments, family obligations - we are all busy. Teachers and students have a lot of on their plates and anything that can save time is more than welcome in making the daily grind run a little bit smoother.
During the novel study unit in ELA, one of my teachers reached out to me to help her plan some “techie” ideas she could use with students. Google Classroom and Padlet were a natural fit to create activities that students can use to dig deeper into the content.