Tech Star: Leia McCune, BHS

Teaching Freshman English classes can be challenging (teaching Freshman anything can be challenging).  But in Leia McCune's PreAP classes, she has managed to blend the use of technology into student work that allows her classes to not only demonstrate their creativity but gives them a chance for their voices to be heard in many ways.  Tying in with the the novels they study, students create storyboards using  Prezi or Google Presentations.  They retell their own versions of the events using Google Storybuilder, or create comics using sites such as

Journal writing is done through an electronic journal with Penzu, where every week students write and share during "Thankful Thursday" what they are thankful for in their lives. Here at Brenham Tech Daily, I say BISD is thankful for teachers like Leia McCune.