Archive for April, 2015

Apr
11

1.  After visiting the First Step site, I chose the category of “Moving at the Speed of Creativity” inside the blog of Wesley A. Fryer. Reading through, I chose to read the article called “Students & Teachers Explain Benefits of MinecraftEDU [VIDEO]“. The reason I picked this article to read is because my class is semi […]

Apr
11

1.  I have created a “show me” video. In definition, this means that I have created a video that allows my students to see step by step directions online. These educational videos can be adapted to any lesson and any digital resource. I have used Screencast-o-matic which is a free downloaded software that allows you to […]

Apr
08

  1.  A digital story is  explaining something in your “own words”. It enforces to think beyond paper and pencil and explore the digital world. I decided to create a lesson about listening and following directions. Students need to remember that these are key qualities that is expected at each grade level. I created a storyboard using the storyboard […]

Apr
07
Filed Under (Things 15-21) by on April 7, 2015

1 & 2.  I have used Google Docs Spreadsheet to create my chart and graph below using my school’s data. I used three test grades and then calculated the count of participants, average score, maximum score, and totals. This was simple to use and basically did the work for you! I could use these spreadsheets […]

Apr
07

1. The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) protects the privacy of student education records. Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act ( HIPAA ) protects individuals health information, and patient rights regarding health and safety.  I completed the pre and post FERPA/HIPAA quiz. I learned a great deal. I had no idea that FERPA grants parents the right to have a […]

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