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Luke Callahan

In January, I wrote that a traditional assignment, submitted to the teacher, graded behind the scene and sent home to be recycled, is no longer an effective method for monitoring student achievement. In addition to lacking an authentic audience and not reaching students where... (Read more)

Google Apps for Education has a wonderful suite of tools and with available themes and the ability to embed into your digital portfolio, Google Slides is a great presentation tool! For students looking to bring over a Google Slides presentation, embedding requires the student to publish the presentation to the web, then copy/pasting the embed... (Read more)

Barbara's Digital Portfolio

Google Hangouts on Air allows you to broadcast a live discussion that is posted to your YouTube channel. I previously used video conferencing tools ie; Skype and Go To Meeting, however Hangouts on Air brings this to a whole new level because it records your online activity. I can honestly say it was difficult to... (Read more)

Zaption

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Zaption is a fantastic web app I integrated in my 21st Century Communications Technologies courses. Zaption allows a teacher to create their own video lessons using different forms of multimedia. You can combine images, YouTube and other video clips, etc. to create a unique video that can be shared with your students. The best part... (Read more)

Google Classroom is the tool that has enhanced my learning as a classroom teacher. I have used Doctopus for several years to push out and grade student assignments. Doctopus allowed me to have an organized folder system for each of my classes, as well as allowing me to use Goobric, an add-on rubric that attaches... (Read more)

Annick's Portfolio

Anemia is a genetic disorder that causes pale skin, lack of growth, malaise, lethargy, and gastrointestinal distress. Most common treatments, like a high iron diet, does not alleviate the symptoms as they normally would. It is usually detected by a CBC, or a blood count.

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Calvin's Portfolio

The structure of this case study was very strange. It opens with a fictitious article detailing an incident where a child died from an allergic reaction to genetically modified corn. They next segment includes a fake letter to the editor detailing all the factual errors in the fake article. This entire case study felt pointless... (Read more)

Nancy's Portfolio

So I was recently tasked with the assignment of having to find an app or extension in the Google Chrome store, create a screencast, and then have a Google Hangout with a few fellow students.  The first thing I did was search the Chrome store.  I wanted to find an app or extension that would... (Read more)

Nicole's Portfolio

One of the assignments during the Google Apps for Education course was to become familiar with Google Hangouts on Air. I did this by first researching the tool Thinglink, created a screencast on how to use the tool and then shared this with my classmates. You can see this video below. Next, I posed questions... (Read more)

Over the past few weeks, my students took on the exhilarating challenge of opening their own travel agency.  Well, not a real, functioning travel agency that real tourists would book through, but one that would take our Spanish II Honors class on a virtual journey through Ecuador, Argentina and Peru.  Students were given the task of... (Read more)

Sra. Liebold

  •  Use of Mindmeister  to enhance learning
  • My Google Hangout was on Mindmeister, a tool which allows both teacher or student  how to “map out” an idea, a concept or steps on how to do something.  It can be a useful tool because it is graphically pleasing, it can... (Read more)

Audra's Tech ePortfolio

Mrs. Erickson and I have collaborated on many projects but the Learn Launch 2016 event, hosted by the Harvard Business School, was by far our favorite.  As always, we were excited at the chance to collaborate and share our ideas with other like-minded individuals, but this time was special.  For the first time, we were... (Read more)

Last week I wrapped up the Traveling Tech Tuesday and Thursday sessions in the Math prep room.  What fun it was to visit all of the teacher prep rooms, guidance, and the main office over the last 5 weeks.  In addition to conversations about classroom tech integration tools, I had the pleasure of getting to... (Read more)

In December of 2014, I was recognized along with 99 teachers from across the United States, as a leader in Computer Science education.  Educators from across the United States traveled to the 100 Teachers Meeting in Washington D.C. for a 2 day workshop thanks to the National Science Foundation, NSF, and National Center for Women &... (Read more)

Technovation 2015 a global competition is here!  Young women who are students age 18 or younger on the date of the submission deadline welcomed.  After GD Tech’s success last year, see their Pitch video below, we are ready for round 2.  If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, technology, leadership, business, marketing, humanity, film... (Read more)

LucidPress is an awesome online tool for creating professional looking magazines, brochures, business cards, and much more.  It’s free for teachers.  I’ll admit it, I like cheap and free!  You can create free accounts for your students as well.  Another added bonus, LucidPress integrates with Google so students, staff, anyone with a... (Read more)

Jackson's Portfolio

In Mr. Smith’s class, I wrote and produced an original green screen pizza box production with available technology, crafting my own backgrounds and puppets to tell a story about the American Revolution in Massachusetts.


Lily's ePortfolio

In Mr. Smith’s class, I wrote and produced an original green screen pizza box production with available technology, crafting my own backgrounds and puppets to tell a story about the American Revolution in Massachusetts.


Olivia's Portfolio

In Mr. Smith’s class, I wrote and produced an original green screen pizza box production with available technology, crafting my own backgrounds and puppets to tell a story about the American Revolution in Massachusetts.


SadieS2026

In Mr. Smith’s class, I wrote and produced an original green screen pizza box production with available technology, crafting my own backgrounds and puppets to tell a story about the American Revolution in Massachusetts.


Sydney's ePortfolio

In Mr. Smith’s class, I wrote and produced an original green screen pizza box production with available technology, crafting my own backgrounds and puppets to tell a story about the American Revolution in Massachusetts.


Katarzyna's Portfolio

Between 1999 and 2003, Integrated Ballistics Identification System (IBIS) specialists at the Stockton Police National Integrated Ballistics Information Network (NIBIN) lab collaborated with Stockton Investigators and forensic experts at the California Department of Justice, using the IBIS and NIBIN databases to acquire information from the test fires of firearms recovered from various crime scenes. This... (Read more)

Erin's Portfolio

 

1. In Frye v. United States, James Frye was accused of the murder of a physician. Frye first admitted that he had committed the crime when he was first arrested, but later took back his statement... (Read more)

Andrea's Portfolio

Andrea Whitney

You will need to research the case of Richard Munoz Ramirez (The “Night Stalker”) and answer the following questions.

I Background:  Detail the following:

  1. Where was he from?

Richard was born in El Paso, Texas.

  1. Who was his family?

His parents were Mercedes and Julian Ramirez who worked as... (Read more)

My Digital Portfolio

The film “What Darwin Didn’t Know” explains the advances that have been made in evolution since he passed.  With new technology scientists have been able to find exactly which genes between and within  species have mutated and changed. Through knowing which genes have changes and how great the changes are, scientists are able to figure... (Read more)

Holden Costa School Blog

In the past several years, a new technology has arisen known as Genetically Modified Organisms, or GMOs. GMOs are organisms that have had their genetics purposefully changed by humans in specific ways. This is different than selective breeding where the genetics are changed slowly and imprecisely. GMOs are also different because the introduced genetic code... (Read more)

Huntington’s Disease is a genetic disorder caused by an inability to produce properly formed Huntingtin Protein. The day’s functional protein is caused by a series of CAG repeats along one part of Chromosome 4. The altered Huntingtin causes neurological breakdown in the Basal Ganglia and cortex leading to difficult cross-brain communication and motor control... (Read more)

Gordon's Digital Portfolio

chair-jpgI read the first Sherlock Holmes story, titled “A Study in Scarlet”. Throughout this story, there are many different techniques used to help scientifically. Holmes is described as almost mad, and an outsider. Holmes is found attempting to discover a reactant with Hemoglobin, or blood.... (Read more)

We are not alone.

18.1 Finding Order in Diversity

Questions Answers

1. What is the problem with using common names to describe and categories organisms? There can be many of them, and they might refer to different species.
2. What is binomial nomenclature? Which two parts of an... (Read more)

Roshan's Digital Portfolio

After many hours of hard work, researching and dedication, I completed the Google Apps Ninja Program and become the first Google Apps Master in the district!

There were four modules in the Google Apps for Education program including Gmail, Drive, Calendars and Search. In order to pass each exam and become a Google Apps Master,... (Read more)

Thea's Portfolio

It’s usually tough to drag yourself out of bed the Monday morning after vacation, but not so much this week!  Thanks to an email over vacation, I knew that there was the best first-day-back-from-vacation present EVER waiting for me in my classroom:  a dedicated class set of 30 new ChromeBooks, thanks to a grant from... (Read more)

Students from E Period Math share their thoughts on the new ChromeBook cart provided through a grant from GDEF:

Having computers every day is great,

Because writing is something I will always hate.

Now everything we can type,

It makes a much easier life.

Though... (Read more)

Students from C Period Math share their thoughts on the new ChromeBook cart provided through a grant from GDEF:

28 April 2015

Dear GDEF,

My name is Sydney and I am in 7th Grade Pre-Algebra 1 with Ms. Durling. In our daily classes we use chromebooks a lot but not as much as we do... (Read more)

One of our new standards in seventh grade math under the Common Core State Standards asks students to be able to visualize and predict what two-dimensional shapes will result from slicing a three-dimensional object with a plane.  For example, slicing a sphere will result in the creation of a circle, but slicing a cube will result... (Read more)

Brenna's Portfolio

Gender linked diseases affect both genders, but tend to be more common in males than females. While females can be carriers and still unaffected by a disease, males can only be infected or normal. These types of genetic diseases are due to defective sex chromosomes and are completely separate from other types of genetic diseases.... (Read more)