All posts by mrsbucksclass

Educator who is passionate about implementing student centered technology into classroom lessons.

Computational Thinking Book Study

You will learn what Computational Thinking and Computer Science is, why it is important, and how it fits into your larger curriculum.

2018 ISD Ed Tech Challenge

Back by popular demand, here is an updated Ed Tech Challenge to keep you organized and informed. Learn more about the resources available to you as you tackle one task a day for just 10 days. We kept some of of the same items as last year...because who doesn't need to unsubscribe to at least ...

Sixty Second Survey

Please take 60 seconds to complete our ISD Hour of Code participation survey. Even if you did not participate this year, we want you to take the survey. Everyone who completes the survey before break will be entered to win a prize from the Ed Tech department! Secondary teachers please click here  Elementary teachers please click ...

Web Chat With Us on Friday!

Issaquah classrooms are invited to join us this Friday to chat with Computer Science students and professionals via Zoom Meeting. The Educational Technology department is hosting 20 minute sessions where students can ask questions and interact with people learning or working in the field of Computer Science. If you would like to sign-up your class ...

ISTE Knowledge Constructor Standard

Use this handy infographic to learn more about the ISTE standard indicators for Knowledge Construction. Download your own copy here: ISTE Standard Knowledge Constructor

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

Story Corps began in October 2003 with the opening of a storybooth in Grand Central Terminal in New York City, their mission is to "preserve and share humanity's stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world." Story telling and listening are critical skills for our students and ...

Google It

November's theme for Ed Tech is the Knowledge Constructor ISTE standard: How many times have we suggested that students can find a great resource to help with homework if they Google it, only to find they have been searching MATH hoping for the right content. In a time when most knowledge can be Googled, Sara ...

Digital Citizenship : Media Literacy

Why are so many students vulnerable to media manipulation and “fake” news? What support do students need to learn how to locate and verify reliable sources? The Teaching Tolerance website has media literacy lessons for grades K-8. Grades K-2 need to know that it is important to locating and verifying reliable sources when working with online ...

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Common Sense Media

  Common Sense Media is a one-stop shop for Digital Citizenship resources to use in your classroom, and a great one to share with families. Find lesson plans, parent letters, handouts, posters, and videos to help you create a comprehensive dig cit learning experience. Use the online scope and sequence to view lessons by grade band or ...

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Welcome to Digital Citizenship Week

This week is Digital Citizenship Week! Take a minute to explore the ISTE Student Digitial Citizen Standard and what it means to be a good citizen in the digital age. The ISTE Digital Citizen student standard has four components: A. Students cultivate and manage their digital identity and reputation and are aware of the permanence of their actions in the ...