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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

14-15 Reflection -- WOW!!

Well it is official!! This reflection is now an annual tradition.   After receiving very positive responses from the 2013-14 reflection,  we thought we should keep a good thing going.  The ACSD tech team wants to once again say GREAT JOB!!!  As we stop and reflect on the past year, we are amazed at all the things we have seen in various classrooms and in the district as a whole.  #ACSDTECH  Keep up the good work!!

Here are great examples of technology and learning that have been done this school year:
  • Rolled Out 1 to 1 at AHS
  • Successful Apple PD for AHS Staff
  • Creative Glogsters created
  • Online JMC - Standard Based Report Cards for Washington (Successful Trial)
  • Google Classrooms used by many throughout the district
  • Digital Citizenship taught through IBooks
  • Launched Online textbooks for Math and Science (AHS)
  • Sumdog, Sumdog, and More Sumdog
  • Augmented Reality  -- Aurasma App
  • OSMO was here and Back Again
  • Scratch program used in STEM classes
  • We now have 104 Members on “ACSDTWEEPS” Twitter Use -- Thanks AB
  • Integrated new apps “Letter for School”, “Raz Kids” and many more
  • Online P/T Conferences (AHS, Schuler, & Wash)
  • Word Clouds created with Wordle
  • Lego building online
  • AIW Lessons VIdeotaped and Uploaded to Google Drive/Youtube
  • Poetry Videos created on  WeVideo
  • News Articles posted on Fodey
  • Student created animated videos with Moovly
  • Flippity use for Test Review
  • Real Life technology used at AHS Career Day
  • Moby Max, More.Starfall, and Facts 4 Me
  • AHS Students updating RAM for Staff Computers
  • Saving Interactive Whiteboard Math problems on the IWB and sharing it with absent students
  • Flubaroo used at FFA Contest
  • Successful online testing -- NWEA and IEOC
  • Great uses of Interactive Whiteboard
  • Awesome Webfolios created
  • Teachers with an online presence (Blog or website)
  • 2nd Grade Team finding great uses for their Chromebook Cart
  • BrainPop Jr and BrainPop
  • Google Apps used all over the place! =-)
  • Implementation of Khan Academy for many new users
  • Summer School TenMarks Initiative
  • Mr. Northwick, Mr. Yates, and Mrs. Dickerson Presidential Campaign (iMovie)
  • Great back channels with websites such as: Today's Meet, Padlet, and Twitter
  • Google Hangout with Yemen Students
  • Eye of the Needle Episodes
  • Faculty loving their Point 2 Views
  • Iowa Area Online
  • Various videos uploaded to Youtube and Google Drive
  • Symbaloos used for all buildings
  • Online Assessments with Kahoot
  • Students working on their writing skills through Kidblog and other Blogging tools
  • Administrators modeling technology use through Google Forms, Google Docs, Google Calendar, Camtasia, Google Sites, Appointment Slots, and much more
  • QR Codes posted throughout the district
.......................................and the list is never ending....................................



“The education of a man is never completed until he dies.”
― Robert E. Lee

“We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change. And the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn.”
―Peter Drucker

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