Interactive white boards a hit in Chicago! Way to go Troy schools!

6th July, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - 2 Comments

Jacqueline Garretson, third-grade teacher at the Troy Hofer Elementary School, assists student Michelle Bloomquist with Troy School District’s new Mimio system. (Marianne Eisenbrandt/For Sun-Times Media) Written by MARIANNE EISENBRANDT For Sun-Times Media JOLIET — Brianna Buccellato is so inspired by new technology in her classroom at the Troy Hofer Elementary School that she finds learning » Read More

Reach your digital learners with a FREE technology tool from Microsoft!

22nd June, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - No Comments

In the June 2010 issue of eSchool News, a new program called Mouse Mischief was announced.  Microsoft announced a free download and addition to their PowerPoint software that allows up to 25 students at a time to participate in classroom presentations and interactive activities. This program sounds perfect for a review session in the computer » Read More

Use the law of reflection to change the direction a light ray travels

21st June, 2010 - Posted by Sammie Gann - No Comments

Thank you BBC for sharing this wonderful interactive game! How can you change the direction that a light ray travels? After playing this game in your classroom technology center, use the reply box below to share what you learned about reflecting light and how light travels. Read More