Monday, November 4, 2019

Malchow's Tech Bytes ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป‍๐Ÿ’ป~ November 4th

Are your parent teacher conferences coming up? Looking for a way to have your students reflect and/or share their voice with their parents? Be sure to check out the Flipgrid ideas in this week's newsletter. 
Specialists, we all know that not all parents head our way during conference nights, so these ideas may be a wonderful way to have your students share with their parents! Be sure to take a look!
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Sunday, November 3, 2019

EpicPals November

Click the link below to access this month's Google Doc of selections

The November EpicPals primary and intermediate collections are ready and waiting for you. 

Are you new to EpicPals? If so, head over to the #EpicPals page at the top of the blog for additional information to get you started!
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Bobbi and I are excited to be bringing you #EpicPals for a
5th straight year!
We'll continue to offer you a variety of fiction and non-fiction texts each month which can be read on Epic along with a coordinating Padlet board for each book!


As always, please encourage your students to read others' posts and if they like their post, have them click on the heart at the bottom of the sticky note or leave a comment if comments are turned on. Being reflective and having an authentic reason to like something is a great first step towards leaving meaningful and authentic feedback. 

We encourage you to have conversations with your students on what constitutes a good post and how to be a good digital citizen when working online. You can find several resources to help you with these conversations on this previous blog post

Flipgrid Integration~  Stay tuned... I'm hoping to bring Flipgrid back to EpicPals primary this year as several of the upgradesI believe will make this possible once again. Yay!!

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If you have questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to Bobbi or myself. You can find both of us on Twitter- @smalchow (primary boards) and @bhopteacher (intermediate boards)

Sunday, October 20, 2019

๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป‍๐Ÿ’ป Malchow's Tech Bytes~ October 21st!~ ๐ŸFall / Halloween๐ŸŽƒ Edition

The weather is changing here in Wisconsin and the days are getting cooler! Yahoo!!! I love this time of year and the color changes that take place, especially the Sugar Maple trees! Absolutely stunning!

This week's Tech Bytes has several resources that you may find helpful as we venture into this new season. 
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Sunday, October 13, 2019

Malchow's Tech Bytes ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป‍๐Ÿ’ป~ October 14th ⚙️๐ŸŽƒ

Global Collaboration is something I am passionate about! It is amazing what our students can learn when you bring the outside world into your classroom- whether that be guest experts or learning from other students! Check out Michelle Flicek's new monthly global collab STEM project. It looks like an amazing opportunity for multiple grade levels! 

Apple Classroom is a phenomenal tool for helping with work flow and to monitor student behaviors but have you thought to use it for formative assessments? Take a peek at the amazing resource from Jodie Deinhammer in today's Tech Bytes to find out more!



Great idea