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Kicking off Google Level 1 Training!

Kicking off Google Level 1 Training!

We're kicking off the beginning of our secondary-wide staff training into the Google suite level 1! 5 bi-weekly sessions, unit by unit! Massive undertaking! Bring it on! pic.twitter.com/cWcjq3sIPt— Alexander McMillan…
Checking in on Robotics

Checking in on Robotics

I got to stop in on the other teachers' Design Tech classes today.  Today was my dear friend Mr. Kreir who is building arcade games with his students as the…
STAR Team T-shirt’s Ordered!

STAR Team T-shirt’s Ordered!

STAR Team, aka the tech team that handles the news, just got our swag ordered today. These kids gonna represent! XXL included in the order for yours truly too. 😂
Google Certification Checklists

Google Certification Checklists

As a Google Trainer, I have access to a lot of great material.  One thing that I came across that I will definitely be using is these checklists  by Mr.…
Lunch Time.

Lunch Time.

We've got to start opening up the MakerSpace at lunch.  I've been getting asked by kids if they can come up and play with the legos.  The surprising thing is…
AIS Student News Season 1, Episode 4

AIS Student News Season 1, Episode 4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=neyiXddmIPE&list=PLTsChGm364M-nIGX9g-YQ_W6c-uDj2FD2&index=1 We're getting better at this.  Tension is noticeably lower in the studio when we broadcast when we started following a regular pattern: Mondays: writing and recording storiesTuesdays: writing and…
Challenge Day 2

Challenge Day 2

Challenge day 2 is upon us!  I surprised the kids in this formative assessment by giving them a variety of different materials they can pick up. I brought: marshmallows, marbles,…
AIS Student News: Season 1, Episode 3

AIS Student News: Season 1, Episode 3

Today our school had an assembly for all of secondary about the Rhino Wilderness Foundation that tries to raise awareness about the poaching of wild rhinos in South Africa.  It…
AIS Student News: Season 1, Episode 2

AIS Student News: Season 1, Episode 2

It's a wrap!  Episode 2 was a lot smoother and turned out pretty well!  Man!  We were all pumped up after such a smooth episode, seeing all the classes watch…
Data Day

Data Day

Today in Design Technology 6, we had the trial and data collection day.  The kids were tasked with choosing a material in the room to try and pick up with…