Tech@ATES News April 2017

Welcome to Tech@ATES News

Check here for news and information on what's happening in Tech@ATES and in FCPS. Scroll to the bottom for helpful links to many of your most frequent tech questions.

Annandale Terrace SOL Review Website

Looking for ways to help your students review? Looking for reteaching resources? The Annandale Terrace SOL Review site is for you!

Third through 5th grade teachers should use this site with their students to help prepare for the SOLs. While SOLPass is available on the site, there are many more helpful resources as well, from review games and videos for students, to formative assessments and lessons straight from eCart that you can use to assist with your planning. ATES staff and students can access this site through Student Pages or by doing the following:

Make sure you are signed into Google on your fcpsschools.net account.

To do this in the Chrome browser, click on the Sign In button and log in. To do this on any other browser, first go to google.com, and then click the Sign In button and log in.

The Sign In button is in the top right corner of the screen.

2.Click on this link: www.sites.google.com/fcpsschools.net/atessolreview, or copy and paste the URL into your browser.

Technology Shout-Out!

Kudos to the Second Grade team for their use of technology in the classroom to reinforce and share students' learning. Second grade classes have been using technology to "explore and create," a great way to bolster learning. Through Wixie, students created trading cards about famous Americans. Mr. Jacobs' students have created book trailers in iMovie to share their reading. You'll be impressed by our tech-savvy second graders. Are you using technology to support student learning? Let Ms. Sinclair know, and you could be in next month's Tech Shout-out! Want to try one of these ideas in your classroom? Click the button below the movie and email Ms. Sinclair!

27 days left to try Flocabulary!

"Flocabulary is a learning program for all grades that uses educational hip-hop music to engage students and increase achievement across the curriculum."

Thank you to the teachers who have already signed up for our Flocabulary trial! We now have 27 more days to try it out. Sign up to access thousands of engaging educational videos and hip-hop songs to energize your class and reinforce concepts. Click here to join the trial. Check it out while it is available!

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