Rachel Lundstrom, Hannah Bauersfeld, and Kate Bauer have been working with a team of third grade teachers at Hamilton Elementary to develop a list of iPad apps that are useful and appropriate. They set a rubric for themselves to guide what was deemed an "app worth checking out" and what was a "less than stellar apps". Many of the iPad apps or applications that were investigated were found off the website http://www.21innovate.com/top-apps.html.
Sarah Krzak and Zoe Edwards have been working with Douglas Elementary to develop a anticipatory set, and a list of iPad apps for a plant unit in a second grade classroom.
Jencen Smith and Brady VanMalsen were involved in helping a Professor at Hope, Deb Van Duinen in using twitter as a classroom tool. Jencen and Brady along with Professor Van Duinen presented about their research and experiences using twitter in the classroom at the e-Cornucopia conference at Oakland University.
Web Design Team
Zoe Edwards and Aaron Goodyke have been active in revamping the Educational Technology Team website. They have been in charge of transferring resources, links, images, and other documents from the old website to the new one. The process began in the Fall of 2013 and will be ongoing throughout the summer and Fall of 2014.