Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Playing Ball in Kindergarten

Today during my walkthrough I saw students in Mrs. Hoyt's classroom using a QBall. All three of the kindergarten classrooms have this new technology. A QBall is a soft, throwable, rollable, and wireless microphone ball. The ball automatically senses movement and knows when to go into a power saving standby mode.

The QBall helps build a sense of community during Morning Meeting/Responsive Classroom time. In addition, it helps students hear what their classmates are saying while providing a fun play like atmosphere.

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