Saturday, December 21, 2013

A Little *JING* to Explain Classroom Routines...

This post will be short and sweet.  A parent from my 4th grade class told me that I should create a how-to section on my classroom blog for those parents that were not tech-savvy. I of course thought this was a genius idea as well, but then reality set in when I added it to my already giant to-do list. Sleep or how-to videos?


Since I have two weeks off of school, I decided to revisit the idea to make my life easier in 2014. Jing is an easy screen casting program that allows you to take a screen shot of a video or picture and then annotate it. The best part is that it is SUPER user-friendly and quick. Here is my first JING...

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We use Spelling City in my room and students seem to think if they start the game or activity, they get points. On Friday, when they turn in their contracts they have a million reasons why their work didn't show up on my end. Parents are totally confused and often bamboozled by their darlings, so I hope this informational video clears up the confusion. 4 days until....Merry Christmas!