Author Archives: Dodie Ballard

Khan Academy Hack

Welcome to the week of the HACK.  Please make sure you are categorizing your posts so they are easier to find.  Looking forward to seeing how you are or will be using the Khan in your classes.  Had an opportunity to sit with Sam during his HACK session.  Loved seeing the screenshots with his ideas. […]

Fidget Spinners – a classroom device

Really great article on lesson designs that embrace the use of the fidget spinner.  Read all about it and check out the lesson at the bottom of the page.

WIRED Thursday – Googling it up

Today we will be focusing on the Google Classroom.  We are excited to learn, more in-depth, the possibilities to make our classrooms more interactive.  Don’t forget to write about your experiences and link your favorites WIRED Team! Check out the Google Pinterest board that has many Google applications for the classroom. Happy Thursday everyone!


WIRED Session and Training

Thanks to all of you for another successful inservice together.  Very creative ideas and I am happy to say that everyone has volunteered to work with the teachers on the WSDP on Wednesday.  Our WIRED Hack will be the week of November 20th, so please sign up on the shared document for your time to […]


October 30, 2016 WIRED Meeting – Mashups

We are looking forward to our first WIRED inservice of the new academic year with all the new staff.  We have a great agenda in store for you looking at the R [Redefinition] of the SAMR model and how to use Mashups to create amazing products for our students and how our students can use […]

WIRED Session – May 8th

Mark your calendars everyone for May 8th for our joint session using Minecraft.  We will be taking a deep dive into the world of Minecraft EDU and examining the how-to’s to Minecraft and also the implications for classrooms across campus.  We will continue to examine student engagement and using Minecraft to design authentic learning experiences […]

The Future of Education

I have posted for table discussion in your HRT meetings, your departmental meetings, or for your PLN in Edmodo.  If you are not already on board with us, this is an invitation to join and tell us what you think.   The theme of our 4th discussion is about the future of education, the skills […]