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Dee Higgs

Dee is a member of EVSC’s Innovation, Curriculum and Technology Specialist (ICATS) team. She supports teachers to integrate ActivClassroom technology in their classrooms and serves as the district’s Promethean trainer. She also works with teachers in the areas of Google apps, Compass Learning Odyssey, itslearning, Symbaloo, Adobe video editing tools, and creates tutorial videos for the ICATS YouTube channel.

How Students Can Use a Classroom Blog to Share Their Learning With the World

EVSC CODE member, Kara Yates, discusses kidblog.org and how her students use their classroom blog to reflect their learning. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBrdUpzdb-o Links: Mrs. Yates's Class Blog Video recorded and edited...

Netbooks for Science Activities

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ooQPUk2Fqxc Kim Dayson pairs traditional and digital activities to increase student engagement in her 8th grade science class. Links to activities featured in the video: Using Karyotypes...

How to create a Digital Book Study Project

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0lLMZ2VIpw EVSC CODE member, Janit Market, discusses The Digital Book Study.  Students read a Kathy Reich's book and invited a community leader to participate in...

Project Based Learning – The Election Project

EVSC CODE member, Amanda Bussey, discusses her project based learning unit; The Election Project. Students learn the components of the entire election process.  Students...

How the Resources on NBC Learn has Impacted One US History Classroom

I LOVE the NBC Learn site.  It has an incredible collection of resources that are perfect for US history teachers, as well as many...

Historic Walking Tour of Franklin Street

Jon Carl, U.S. History Teacher (FJ Reitz HS) and member of the EVSC CODE takes his U.S. History classes on a walking tour of...