February 2018

You and Your Students Will Flip Over Flipgrid!

Student Feedback Using Mentimeter

The Google Drawings Online Module is Now Available

Teacher Spotlight: Julia Bossi, Granite Park Jr. High Art Teacher

Granite School District First Lego League Competition 2018 This Saturday!

Google's Online Science Fair Kicking Off Again in the Fall of 2018

Granite School District First Lego League Competition 2018 This Saturday!

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Come join many of our amazing Granite School District students, teachers and numerous other volunteers in some Lego robotic fun!

Each year students from around the district along with their amazing coaches come together for a district level Lego robotics competition.

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The district level First Lego League competition is this Saturday, February 3rd at Granger High School from 12:30 - 4:00 PM.

Here are a few pictures from last year's competition.


Google's Online Science Fair Kicking Off Again in the Fall of 2018

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Google holds a global online Science Fair for students from ages 13 to 18. Winning projects include scholarships and more.

Watch the video clip below from the 2016 Google Science Fair for inspiration, and then learn more

by visiting the Google Science Fair Website.

Specific information and resources for teachers and mentors can be found by Clicking Here.

You and Your Students Will Flip Over Flipgrid!

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Watch the following videos to learn more about Flipgrid.

Flipgrid Overview

Flipgrid Teacher Overview

Flipgrid Student Overview

Check out this example of some of our fabulous West Valley Elementary students using Flipgrid.

Student Feedback Using Mentimeter

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Mentimeter is an easy to use tool that makes presentations, workshops, meetings and classrooms interactive.

Display the colorful, real time data for all to see.

There is nothing to download.

The free version lets you use 5 quiz questions and any two of the 9 other question types in your interactive presentation.

Build a collaborative word cloud and watch some words grow in size as more people enter the same word.

Mentimeter lets you filter for profanity and lets you choose rather the presentation is presenter paced or audience paced.

Participants can join via smart phone, tablet, Chromebooks, computers and other mobile devices.

Experience Mentimeter as a Participant

To participate in our one question Mentimeter below, go to: and enter the code 78 88 31

Then enter up to 3 words to our collaborative word cloud.

The Google Drawings Online Module Is Now Available

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The Google Drawings online module is part of a course for those looking to learn about the various G Suite apps. Modules in the course can be completed individually.

You can work on the Google Drawings online module at your convenience. A presentation, videos and a short quiz are included.

You can retake the quiz as often as needed to reach a passing score of 80% or higher.

Once you have passed the quiz, you will be able to print your licensure points certificate.

2 licensure points can be earned for successfully completing this online module.

Click Here to Get Started