Graphing and Calculators

Graphing and Calculators

Flashing back on Friday I’m reminded that we didn’t have calculators in school or home when I was in school (similar to the we walked two miles uphill both ways to get to school)! When calculators did make it to school they were nothing more than simple...
Tech Break? How about tech time?

Tech Break? How about tech time?

Our paper just ran an article that included a challenge to take a tech break each day – which is great, but I’d like to challenge everyone to take an hour using tech each day and learn something. There are so many great sites available online for everyone...
Prodigy

Prodigy

My son likes doing math and his school has used prodigy for several years. A couple different schools through the last couple years, but they both have used prodigy. The school has provided the basics for him, but we finally went ahead and got him the parent upgrade...
Kids and Politics….

Kids and Politics….

It’s pretty amazing how much our kids pick up from what’s going on around them.  No matter how much we think they are not really paying attention.  I was pretty shocked when my son’s teacher had them fill out a sheet of If I was the president at...

Preschool Apps

My Very First App – This is based on Eric Carle’s artwork (Books like the Very Hungry Caterpillar) that kid’s love.  It’s 1.99 and I didn’t buy it since the reviews on ITunes made it sound very buggy.  I did see it reviewed on a few blogs...