Matthew Allen
  • 37, Male
  • Jefferson, GA
  • United States
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I teach first grade in a very small school in NE Georgia. I absolutely love what I do and the unexpectedness of it. Integrating technology into my classroom is very important to me, because through technology I can introduce my students to a world beyond their own backyard.

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When are we going to do math?

Posted on April 29, 2009 at 7:10pm 0 Comments

We are nearing the end of the year in my first grade classroom and it's time for review, remediation, and advancement. Today we did a quick activity to review time on our iwb during math time. I used an activity on for review. I put the girls against the boys because that always makes it more interesting.

About half way through while the girls are cheering their teammate on and the boys are watching hoping she gets her answer wrong one of my students looks at me and… Continue

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At 11:37am on May 27, 2009, Mark Cruthers said…
Hi Matt,

With your interest in Technology for your first graders, I recommend you take a look at Wiziq's virtual classroom and authorstream's power point presentation platform. Both are web based platforms, have a bunch of features and free basic service.

Here’s a Public Class on Technology Integration you might be interested in given by Nellie Deutsch.
At 2:59pm on March 27, 2009, Andrew Pass said…
Hi Matt,

Welcome to CR 2.0. I love the name of your blog, "First Grade Mind." I'm looking forward to interacting with you here.


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