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Looking for ideas?

Welcome!! Looking for ideas to use technology in either the school Technology Lab or the elementary classroom? This site is my way to share some of the ideas I've worked with over the years, especially the past three as a Technology teacher for grades K-6.

Flash 8 Animation

Complete on-line tutorials to teach Flash 8 animation!

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Use this great series of online counting money
games with Primary students.

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The Shopping Game, part of the Counting Money series,
is a proven hit. Kids LOVE it!

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Use Reader's Theater scripts to create Old Time Radio Show podcasts.
A hit with my Third Grade students!

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Scratch is a powerful programming environment for kids.
We use it to create animated biomes.

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Teach your older students to create websites using CSS and jQuery!
Complete tutorials, videos, and examples to guarantee success!

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Teachers aren't forgotten! Look for materials from my teacher workshops
under the FOR TEACHERS tab!

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New Updates!

For the past few weeks I've been working to put together a site for our teachers in Lake Stevens to easily find sample SBA questions that help them understand how students will be tested each year. This often leads to deeper understanding of the standards themselves. Click on over to the SBA Samples site and easily find all the CCSS Standards by grade level and any sample questions in the format used on the Smarter Balanced Assessment.