If you are going to be successful in writing, you need to be efficient in producing it. Also, if we can't read what you're writing, it's of no use to us. This is an all-call for slow keyboarders and sloppy writers: TAKE ONE OF THESE OPTIONS!!!
Web design keeps popping up this week. I've already helped three students begin websites for their clubs and projects, and I'll soon get the access code to update the district RCAA page. Good thing, too. It's outdated.
Did you realize that creating a website is an option for your written product? It is! Ask your advisor if publishing online is the best avenue to communicate your learning.
As for this very classroom site, I've been busy adding pages for math, science, and writing. I've learned a few tricks for embedded code. My newest success is customizing the size of google presentations. Look how nicely the writing powerpoint fits on my page below. :)
A Shortcut makes it so you do not have to type a whole word or phrase. For example, I type “spal” and “email@example.com” comes up on my iPad. This is a huge time saver!
Students have learned all kinds of note taking strategies this year. Many of these are in a good 'ole fashioned notebook. Your advisors still need to see these notes, however. Here is a demonstration of how to upload notes on your google drive.
Use it! That is all. . .
Ms. Palumbo needs a place for her random thoughts. She's putting them here!