I had the opportunity to help out at the Nuckols Farm Book Celebration. The fourth and fifth graders did an amazing job sharing their knowledge about the books they read. I ran the Instagram station. The students used an Instagram … Continue reading → Continue reading →
Welcome to Henrico Instructional Technology!
Today’s students live in a digital world and come to school with different expectations and needs. Through the Teaching and Learning Initiative, Henrico schools are preparing students for the 21st-century by providing meaningful instruction and improving academic performance. The Department of Instructional Technology works with teachers, principals, and content specialists to identify and implement digital resources and supporting technologies that will ensure a solid 21st century learning experience for Henrico students. The department staff includes instructional technology specialists and instructional technology resource teachers who provide consultation, training and support for the integration of technology into the instructional program. Henrico 21 is the overarching concept that embodies this work.
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The partnership between the parents and the school is essential to student success, and we provide a number of resources and suggestions to assist parents with that partnership. Learn how to leverage the technology available in HCPS to help your student achieve academic progress while teaching digital citizenship skills.
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Kindergarteners in Mrs. Hass’ class learned about how to help our earth. As a culminating activity, students used the Chatterpix app on the iPads to share their knowledge. After creating their Chatterpix, I saved it to the camera roll and … Continue reading → Continue reading →
The students in Mrs. Farmer’s class read Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing. In this story, Peter’s father works in advertising and is struggling to write a commercial for one of the products, Juicy-O. To support their study of author’s … Continue reading → Continue reading →
Fifth graders at Laburnum Elementary are learning about circles and their measurements: circumference, diameter, radius, and chord (SOL5.9). Today students in Ms. Henry’s class learned how to show those measurements with Google Drawings and Google Earth. First I gave them each a copy of a blank Google slideshow in Google classroom. We created a title…