At Centerville, we value the importance of preparing our students for the 21st Century. We are constantly looking for grants to fund our technology efforts. Please keep us in mind if you hear of any!

Thank you to Mr. Colosi's First Grade in Canandaigua, NY for the first 4 links!
Project iCan Read
:
http://www.projecticanread.com/
Project:iCanRead is a program designed to utilize the multi-faceted Apple iPod for the direct purpose of improving student literacy in several different areas (fluency, comprehension, high-frequency word identification).
On this site you will be able to follow the developments of this project in the classroom. This site will also serve as a resource to find links and information on literacy and technology.

Rethinking Reading Video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=56rRp_iEfhM

A fun video on Girls and Technology and how it can be used in a first grade classroom:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DfTA5huDxvY

Think Elementary School is too young to use technology? Think again!
http://web.me.com/richardcolosi1/Site_10/Podcasting.html

Literature Lessons with SCORE: An awesome list of teacher lesson plans tied to state standards, involving the Internet, and revolving around popular literature titles.
http://www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/Score/cyberguide.html

Powering Up: Mobile Learning Seeks the Spotlight in K-12 Classrooms:
Technology Tools Teach Elementary Students to Read: http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2010/03/18/26teachermates.h29.html?tkn=LRCCwa2L5Ni8XQsivG%2Ff7yY1Hj0ueUHN8UqV&cmp=clp-sb-cec
Solving Algebra on Smartphones: http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2010/03/18/26smartphones.h29.html?tkn=XRWCrKIkjmY%2FxJEBPdVNy%2BnRJRy61mZuo8zU&cmp=clp-sb-cec
Educators Embrace iPods for Learning: http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2010/03/18/26ipods.h29.html?tkn=QVUFWy2irvXNs1A9vbBsOv9kHwC8DoyoIpaU&cmp=clp-edweek