Last week the students at Impact Academy were introduced to their Chromebooks.
The teacher put together a little prezi that ensured students were using them safely and that the routines for starting and ending class were crystal clear.
It is Friday
The time is 1:30 pm
The location is hot and sunny Hayward
I hear the soft beep that accompanies a gchat. It is Denise (algebra I teacher)
Imagine my surprise when I read the below message.
Apparently each block spent the day:
1. logging in to Chromebook,
2. getting on Khan Academy,
3. setting up their profile with their Algebra I teacher as their coach, and
4. Participating in a little friendly competition.
Which block can get the most energy point!!! Nothing like a little competition between blocks to get students excited. Needless to say, I am excited that the students are happily working away on math problems late on a Friday afternoon, and this makes me hopeful for the success of our blended learning project.