Maranacook Area Schools

Diane MacGregor, K-8 Technology Integration Teacher, Maranacook Area Schools

Current Projects

  • Cobalt Team Uses QR Codes to Make Directions for MCS Sports Fields For many parents, community members, and visiting team parents, finding athletic fields at Maranacook can be a challenge.  Fields are spread out on our campus and because they are often ...
    Posted May 20, 2013, 7:57 AM by Diane MacGregor
  • Grade 1 Bones Project First graders in RES and MtVES have been learning about bones.  Their essential question was "Why are bones important?"  Students used the iPad app "Bones for Kids" to explore the ...
    Posted Mar 5, 2013, 8:07 AM by Diane MacGregor
  • IPEVO Document Camera The IPEVO Point to View Document Camera is an incredible device for classrooms!  It sells for only $69--and for that price, every classroom should have one!  It uses your ...
    Posted Nov 19, 2013, 3:11 PM by Diane MacGregor
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Wicked Websites

  • The Scale of the Universe 2 This is a great website that explores scale from the molecular level up to the planets!  Could be used as a great discussion starter at any level!  http://htwins.net ...
    Posted Mar 14, 2013, 9:51 AM by Diane MacGregor
  • Dropbox Dropbox is a great program to use to move files, pictures, and videos from your iPad to your computer.  First you download the app on your iPad and create an ...
    Posted Feb 13, 2013, 10:30 AM by Diane MacGregor
  • Urban Legends--Checked Out! Ever wonder if a warning email or a story is really true?  There is a website that checks out all those stories and to let you know where the story ...
    Posted Feb 13, 2013, 10:21 AM by Diane MacGregor
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Collaborative Projects

  • iTeam Website The middle school student technology team is called the iTeam.  It is comprised of students from each team and has 6th, 7th and 8th grade students.  The goal is to ...
    Posted Dec 3, 2012, 10:19 AM by Diane MacGregor
  • NASA's Program on The Moon On Tuesday, November 19th, Purple team students were able to talk to NASA scientist Mr. Storm to learn about the moon. The program was set up through our Tandberg Video ...
    Posted Nov 29, 2012, 10:58 AM by Diane MacGregor
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Technology Tips

  • Kids Speak Out on Student Engagement Want to know what engages students? Blogger (and middle school teacher) Heather Wolpert-Gawron did too, so she decided to ask them. This post is jam-packed with great ideas ...
    Posted Mar 21, 2013, 11:09 AM by Diane MacGregor
  • Document Camera Pictures--Where do they go? If you are using the IPEVO Document Camera and take pictures with it, it's helpful to know where to find the pictures.  1. Go to the Macintosh HD.  Double ...
    Posted Jan 24, 2013, 7:56 AM by Diane MacGregor
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