Tech Liaison Meeting - May 11, 2012


Agenda

Big Universe
-Global reading/writing/sharing eBook platform targeted at grades K-8
-Captivating product that engages students which is cost effective and a social learning platform
-Large leveled library (60% nonfiction and 40% fiction)
Leveled in numerous ways: Fountas and Pinnell, ATOS, D and R, Lexile
-Students can create their own books.

Reading
Partnered with 24 children’s publishing companies. Books include read aloud and bilingual books.
Writing
Students can create books by dragging and dropping static and moving images. Text can be formatted. Custom books are being created for students by students. Books will be published once submitted by teacher and then vetted by Big Universe. Books can then be printed, published to your page, or embedded on your blog.
Big Universe is NYSTL approved and on Famis.

Adam Schneider
What's New with Windows
Microsoft

Workshop Content:
http://sites.google.com/site/customqueensoit/win7office
Follow this link to obtain PDFs of the workshop content.