Friday, May 18, 2012

Technology in the Classroom

I'm so excited!  I now have a document camera and projector in my classroom!!!  Isn't she pretty??

We used to have one cart per grade level (except 2nd grade for some reason - we had to share with 3rd grade) and it was a challenge to get time alone with it.  But thanks to the help of DonorsChoose and some hard-working colleagues who did some heavy-duty fundraising, we now have a lot more of these babies in our school!  I just got it this afternoon and can't wait to use it!

On the other hand, is it a FULL MOON?  Oh my goodness it was a whirlwind of craziness at school today.  My kids had a music concert (they did such a great job!) and it ended at 1:45ish.  Most of them got picked up right from the concert.  I had only 8 students for the last hour of school.  It would be so weird to only have that many all the time!

Happy Friday!!


  1. Congrats! Isn't Donors Choose wonderful?

    1. Yes! Yes! Yes! I have a colleague who has had so many projects funded by them, she is teaching me her ways!

  2. I love too! Enjoy your new technology!

    Little Treasures

  3. You are going to LOOOOVE it. I have had one for two years, and now I can never go back. It's ruined me.

    Buzzing with Ms. B

    1. So excited to use it! The closest thing I had in my room was an overhead projector (what's that?!?)

  4. Yayyy!!! I love my document camera too! I can't imagine not having it because I use it for everything!!! And the kids love it too!!

    Lessons with Laughter

  5. I went from having a document camera to not having one, and I have to say- you will fall in love!! It's so great for showing things up close, especially student work or example work!

    Luckeyfrog's Lilypad

    1. That's exactly what I want to use it for! I think sharing student work is soo important. This is the perfect way to do it!

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  7. That's the same doc cam that I use... I don't know how I ever taught without it!

    Dragonflies in First

  8. Congrats! She is gorgeous :)
    I just got the Luna camera but I need a projector. Which one did you get?
    My Second Sense

  9. Congratulations on your document camera. You will love it.
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  10. Wow! a document camera...
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