Saint Norbert School

Technology Instruction

Below are learning activity highlights from this year's Technology Instruction classes.


Students in grades 4 (see example at left) and 8 annotated a document within Google Classroom app. Recently Google added this feature for the Teachers. A teacher can now scan a paper document into a digital document, then attach the digital document to a Classroom assignment. Each student can get their own copy of the document and annotate it using a stylus or keyboard. Then the teacher can use the annotate feature to grade the document and return the graded document to the students.

8th grade students and the Spanish teacher were taught how to use this feature. This was a cross-curricular lesson between Spanish and Technology Instruction.

Students in grades 5th through 7th took an Internet Safety Challenge quiz, to finish this year's lessons on Internet safety. All students passed the quiz. Pictured to the right is an example (screen-shot) of the quiz's Certificate of Completion which was presented to students upon successful completion of the quiz.

Students used the Safari app on their school iPads.

Google Classroom - Create Docs File and Attach

In a cross-curricular project with Social Studies, students created a Google Docs file which they'd use to record information gathered for their National History Day project.

To promote organizational skills, they created a folder in their Google Drive into which said Docs file was put. If students were working in a group, one of the students shared the Docs file with the other students in their group. This allows for collaboration between all students in the group.

Students used the Google Drive and Google Docs apps on their school iPad.