SO much to Do and so little time!
Quick Techy Tip of the WeekWhat I propose is LESS IS MORE!
Find a quick thing to try each week. Keep it simple.
Spend 10 minutes pondering it and see if it something you can bring into your bag of tricks.
Care to join me in a challenge of a tip a week?
Techy Tip #1: Use A Digital Classroom Timer
What are some benefits of using a timer in the classroom?
o Monitors break times
o Regulate study time
o Encourage autonomy and independence during independent work time
o Aids in anticipate transitions
o Helps regulate guided group rotations
o Provides concrete example of elapsed time
o Promotes students’ efficient use of time
o Manages lesson pacing
There are lots of online timers out there in cyberspace, but this is why I like this one.
- It's large
- "Full Screen" option
- Project it on my whiteboard
- Works on ipad
- It has the features: timer, clock or countdown
- Preset timers available
- I bookmark and use it through out the day
Other Online Timers:
http://www.online-stopwatch.com/classroom-timers/- this one has a ton of fun timers to keep your kiddos hopping!-->