Thursday, December 22, 2011

PALLS - First Lunch and Learn Recap

A lot of information in a short time! The Elmo and the Smartboard were our two first topics at the December Program Assistant Lunch and Learn Session #1. Participants are now going to forward information on special areas they might want to see  "ready made" Smartboard lessons they could use in a small group setting. Here is a treasure trove of lessons teachers and program assistants alike can peruse for future instruction...

(Elmo &  Smartboard) - recap from first meeting - explanation of equipment for your review

Smartboard Lessons, Tips and Tricks 

SMART Exchange

ReadWriteThink - Smartboard interactive tools from the International Reading Association

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Welcome Program Assistants!

PALLS - Program Assistants Lunch and Learn Sessions-
Thursday, December 15th marks the kickoff session for the Central Road Program Assistants Lunch and Learn Sessions or "PALLS". Learning More About the  Elmo &  Smartboard takes place at 1:00 on Thursday, December 15th in the LRC with a session on the Elmo by our Assistant Principal, Erika Johansen  followed by a Smartboard lesson by Learning Resource Center Director, Jeanne Marino. PALLS will meet once a month and follow the general schedule of the teacher Lunch and Learns.  Participants will also have the opportunity to suggest topics they would like to learn more about in a small group setting. Have a great year PALLS participants and check back for more info on our next session.