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Welcome to our Double File Trail Elementary Technology Blog. Here you will find fantastic examples of how our elementary classrooms are integrating technology into our everyday lives and lessons. Come back to see what we are doing!


Wednesday, October 30, 2013

5th Grade Students Collaborate with their Teacher Using Google Docs

2nd through 5th grade students and teachers are really excited that they can now collaborate on an assignment such as a reading reflection. Students and teachers can collaborate in real time, thus making instructional time and student conferences more efficient.


Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Mrs. Thompson class uses the ActivBoard to work their Daily Five math

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Mrs. Thompson's 2nd grade class has been using the ActivBoard to work their Daily Five math. This allows students to compare answers next to each other and allows the teacher to save the work done on the ActivBoard

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Using the "Bucket Buddy" system to learn to log on

Mrs. Small's 5th class and Mrs. Thompson's 2nd grade class are "Bucket Buddies". They took filling each other's bucket to a new level when Mrs. Small's class came down to teach their 2nd grade friends how to log on to the computer using the new log on credentials. The 5th grade students walked them through logging on and logging off and then turned the 2nd graders loose to try for themselves. Afterwards, the 5th graders helped navigate their friends through the new website to help them find the link to take an AR test.