Tech in the Classroom

5 Ways to Use QR Codes in the Classroom

QR Codes in the classroom are great for math, reading, science, and other activities. These 5 ways to use QR Codes in the classroom help teachers save time and help with classroom management.

5 Ways to Use QR codes in the Classroom Educational technology has definitely taken a turn toward helping teachers and students be more productive. QR codes in the classroom are a perfect example of this. Here, I’ve pulled together five ways you can use QR codes in the classroom. But first, let me explain a…

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Use Google Forms and Task Cards Together

Google Forms in the classroom is a great way for teachers to save time in an elementary classroom. You can use them with an iPad or Chromebook. Use them for Data Collection, Exit Tickets, Quizzes and more.

Using Google Forms With Task Cards I don’t know about you but I’m always looking for ways to make my work easier! With task cards, Google Forms has been like a fairy godmother answering my wishes. This aspect of Google is absolutely amazing. As usual, we teachers have figured out how to take something and…

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Google Earth Tours in the Classroom

Creating a Google Earth Tour with Step by Step Directions

Using Google Earth Tours Creating lessons that integrate technology and provide information your students can relate to can sometimes be difficult. Google Earth Tours is a great way to show students how the great big world actually relates to them. It shows them how they are part of the whole. Their community is a part…

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Using iPads for Reading Literacy

Reading Literacy with iPads. Technology in the classroom. Rhoda Design Studio

iPads for Reading Reading is a fundamental component of education. Using iPads for reading in the primary grades to focus on reading basics such as letter recognition and sounds in preparation for putting those concepts together to create words is a great way to integrate technology into your reading program. From there it is reading multiple…

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Do You Use MobyMax and NWEA MAPs Reports

Learn how to use Moby Max with NWEA Maps testing practice to increase student growth. Mobymax math and NWEA reports work together to help you engage students in NWEA prep that is meaningful and fun. #rhodadesignstudio

Using MobyMax and NWEA MAPs Reports MobyMax and NWEA together allow a teacher to select the lessons that a student practices and fills in gaps that have been identified through NWEA testing. Using the two allows you to use reports (NWEA and MobyMax) to individualize student learning. Our district has been using NWEA Testing for…

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Spelling City for Differentiated Spelling

Use Spelling City to help differentiate your spelling levels. Strategies to help students spell by providing activities and games that are fun and rigorous. Spelling lists are provided for elementary and upper elementary grades. #rhodadesignstudio

Differentiated Spelling Lists There are many activities, lists, and ways to differentiate your spelling. Ideally, your differentiated spelling lists would be created from words that each student struggles with. Their own unique spelling lists. Unfortunately, that is a heavy workload! And most of us work in districts that have purchased $30,000 worth of reading curriculum…

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Saving Passwords for Websites and Apps

24 colorful name tags and password cards. Print as many website cards as needed to keep track of your students user names and passwords. Great for sites like MobyMax, Wonders student area, NWEA Skills Navigator, and more!

Saving Passwords Saving Passwords for websites and apps that you use in the classroom can become a management nightmare. The more sites that you have your students access that need individual usernames and passwords, the more information you need to keep track of. If you don’t you will be fiddling with the recovery process each…

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Extract or Unzip Compressed Files

How to Unzip or Extract files using a MAC or PC. Step by step tutorial. Click to read how you can extract compressed files.

How to Download and Extract or Unzip Compressed Files: This tutorial is for those of you who purchase clipart and when you open the file, you aren’t sure how to get that element out of the folder and use it. This process is what you need to follow to extract or unzip compressed files. It’s also…

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