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Our RCOA Facebook Community is Changing!

We’re excited to build community through our Facebook page!  Our desire is to share informative links and foster conversation so we can be a support to each other in our individual educational journeys.  You can look forward to RCOA Library recommendations, activity ideas, staff bios, notices of special events, and a whole bunch of laughs.  At RCOA…

November Tech Tip

Simple Short Cuts Using the Control Key Using the control key is a great way to save time and work efficiently. When you use the control key for a shortcut, you need to hold down ‘Ctrl’ and another key at…

October Tech Tip

By Margriet Radke, Assistant Director of Technology Support Have you ever used your phone to take a picture of your computer screen? There is a better way to share what you see on your screen – the Snipping Tool (PC)…

RCOA Minecraft Club 2018/2019

The RCOA Minecraft Club is returning for its third year!  Perhaps your children are Minecraft experts or maybe they have never set foot in the virtual Minecraft world.  Either way, come join us as we design, build, collaborate, and explore! Minecraft…

Introducing Sora: RCOA’s Digital Library

RCOA is pleased to announce our NEW digital library, Sora, where you will find a variety of eBooks and audiobooks to borrow.  Sora currently operates on a family account, using your OTIS email and password. As our library is starting…

Homelearning with Special Needs

It’s Facebook Live Q&A Night!  Join us at 8pm tonight as we talk about homelearning with special needs with special guests: Andrew Easson Assistant Director of Special Education at RCOA and Debbie Carlow A very Special SE Parent. Check out…

How to use this blog (or any blog!)

Hey everyone! Thanks for joining us in this blog launch week! I wanted to give you a quick rundown of how to navigate the blog, so that you can always find the posts that you think are really important, and…

Pokemon Go!

  [edited for language] Originally created by Raoul9753 http://imgur.com/user/Raoul9753Have you heard about this phenomenon that has taken the world by storm? The media are reporting on the record shattering downloads, and many people are inherently suspicious of this game, because “kids…

Audiobooks are not cheating!

Pop quiz! When you read a text are you performing a visual activity or an auditory activity? image from bookriot.com Interestingly, good readers do both! There are two parts to reading that have to both be working in order to…

What does your Dot look like?

Have you had the chance to read The Dot (by Peter H. Reynolds)? It’s about a young girl, Vashti, who doesn’t think she has much to offer in her Art class. Her teacher gives her a unique frame of view…
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