Today I attended a great professional development led by my friends Annie and Jeanette!
They started with talking about the SAMR model with this video:
We considered how to redefine, modify, augment or substitute stations with technology for the tradition pen and paper stations.
Here are some suggestions.
Encourage students to write and submit reviews and poetry to http://www.stonesoup.com/stone-soup-contributor-guideline/
Have a website that is easily found outside of school. Annie uses the NHE campus website and her page is easily found by searching for Ms. Mitchell's website NHE
Sign up the class for SumDog
In playing the games I've discovered some of it will be over the 2nd grader's math levels. Sometimes I clicked on games and got the message that I didn't have access. I am not very sure on this one.
For student created books, try http://epubbud.com/
This looked very exciting for publishing and consuming ebooks!
For allowing students to show what they know:
And my new friend, Sydnie, at Valley Oaks, suggested this for Singapore Math practice:
While there is no Primary 2, there is Primary 3.
So, thanks for a fun Saturday morning!