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23 iPad Alternatives to the Book Report.

Upon hearing that they will have to read another book students usually roll their eyes and moan in disagreement. So to make the reading process more …

15 Engaging and Creative Ways to Use iPads in a K-12 Classroom

If you are looking for unique and innovative ways to use the iPad in your classroom, then you have come to the right place. In this post I teamed up …

iPaddling through Guided Reading

It's hard to contain my excitement and enthusiasm when it comes to Guided Reading and having a 1:1 classroom. Mastery of district curriculum and …

Popplet: iPad Expectations In The Classroom

Wow! It’s been such a busy 1st week back with my new group of students! I’ve wanted to post so many times last week and this week, but there’s just …

App Smashing in Math

<i>Math is like going to the gym for your brain. It sharpens your mind.-Danica McKellar</i><p>After a full day of teaching kindergarten, my mind could use a …

Using Book Creator to create math riddles - Book Creator app

Last year I was brainstorming with the Kindergarten teachers, looking for an app that was a “just right” fit for our young students to create books. …

The ideal app for enriching my literacy lessons

Undeniably, the use of a visualiser has been extremely powerful in modelling excellence and up-levelling examples of written work in class. Explain …

Using iPads to Plan in Kindergarten

<i>Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort. -Paul J. …

Teaching

Playing with Measurement

This past week my class has been playing with measurement and since I have a third of my class for a second year I wanted to make sure they were …

A Good Interactive Poster on Digital Citizenship

August 20, 2014<br>Here is a new interactive visual featuring different resources for teaching digital citizenship. What I like about this visual is that …

Help the littlest learners share their work in 5 easy steps

Anyone who has spent time with kindergarteners knows that these enthusiastic young students love to share what they’ve learned. This is great because …

Education Technology

8 Positive Findings from 4 Year 1:1 iPad Initiative | Emerging Education Technologies

Student Use and Behavior Analysis Shows Positive Results from Methodical 1:1 iPad Program Implementation<p>The Franklin Academy High School in North …

KQED

How can games unlock a rich world of learning? This is the big question at the heart of the growing games and learning movement that’s gaining …

EdTech in Action - Exploring Educreations in Kindergarten

It was a pleasure to watch the students explore Educreations today. I think they're going to have a lot of fun sharing their learning and creativity …

Security and Safeguards - SchoolBooking

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