Week 5 – ABCya!

ABCya! is a website that offers educational games from Pre-K to 5th grade. It has many free games in every grade level that students can play. I like that it is not just math or language arts games. It also has skill building, strategy, and holiday games. There were so many 4th grade games, I…

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Week 4 – Mangahigh

Mangahigh (https://www.mangahigh.com/en-us/) is a fun math website that my students love! According to the website, "Mangahigh.com is one of the world’s first Games-Based Learning sites, where students learn Mathematics via purpose-built casual games that balance fun and learning." I use the free version of the website. I am not sure how much the upgraded version…

Digital Footprint Reflection

I thought a lot about digital footprints this week and how to help students understand what it means and why it is important to manage it. There are positive and negative digital footprints. Many people focus on the negative. I believe this happens because the the negative can be catastrophic. It is true that once…

Week 3 – Kahoot

Kahoot is a website that allows teachers (or anyone) to make quizzes, jumble (which I haven't used yet), discussions or surveys. It is very easy to make an account. You can use Google, Microsoft, or your email. I linked mine to my Google account. Once you have logged into Kahoot, you can either make your…

Week 2 – Screencast-O-Matic

My favorite teaching tool to use is Screencast-O-Matic. I am going to show you it next week when we share our projects. Screencast-O-Matic allows you to record your voice and anything on your computer screen and share it with others. You can change screens as well.  Screencast-O-Matic is a free website and can be found…