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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!

Monday, September 29, 2014

4th Graders Using Dell Venues

After working through the revision and editing process of their personal narratives, these Double File Trail Elementary 4th graders are recording each other in order to present their stories through virtual augmented reality!

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

5th Graders Use Picmonkey

After 5th graders in Ms. Austen's art class downloaded the Chrome app PicMonkey, they went to work on learning to alter photos taken of classmates. The students learned to open photo under photo editor, use the T icon to add a name to the photo, use the wand button to alter the picture, use the butterfly icon to add an overlay. Some students with more time, added borders using the frame icon, T This digital media will be used to create the cover for the student's altered book.

Monday, September 15, 2014

5th graders using Google Docs to submit Reader's Response

Student's in Mrs. Reiter's class have begun to submit their reader's response using a Google Doc.  This will allow the teacher to give real time feedback and eventually allow for students to collaborate.