Leigh Ciancanelli

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Program Planning and Management

“Program Planning & Management” provides models of successful making programs in varied settings, including afterschool clubs, youth makerspaces, …

Makerspaces

48 iPad Apps for Teaching and Learning Geography / Earth Science

Note: This post was published in 2013 and it may be slightly out of date.<p>UPDATE: Here are 20 more! (December 2015)<p>After a year or two of tinkering …

Six Styles of Classroom Video Projects - A Handout

The process of creating and publishing videos can be a great way to get students excited about researching, storytelling, and sharing their work with …

How to Transform Teaching with Tablets - Educational Leadership

Over the past four years, we at EdTechTeacher have seen an incredible surge in another type of technology in schools: the tablet computer. Led by …

Explain Everything….more than a screen recorder

I’ve been loving the app Explain Everything more and more! Yes it’s great because when students record their work it forces them to think more about …

Apps

Creating an ABC book: Multiple skills at work - Book Creator app

Collaboration skills: How do I work with a partner?<p>Next, I divided the class into pairs. Using an organiser, students discussed with their partner …

Coding on iPads – Beginner to Pro

Code and programming may not be the most important topics on the planet but it is an area of study that sufferers two major problems. one: an …

Apps

Kindergarten Family Tech Night

Kindergarten Family Tech night was a blast! We had a pretty good turnout as several families were able to see what kinds of fun learning experiences …

The Power of the iPad in Kindergarten

<i>Technology won’t replace teachers, but teachers who don’t teach with technology will be replaced. -unknown</i>Last week, our school iPads were replaced. …

Education Technology

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Why Book Trailers Are Great Alternatives to Traditional Book Reports

Yesterday, I gave the opening keynote for the Catholic Schools Foundation's Summer Tech Conference at Boston College. After my keynote I stayed in …

10 Apps to let students create their own content

Letter U Video

The Three Best Free Coding Websites for Kids

The Three Best Free Coding Websites for Kids. From 2012 to 2022, the field of computer science is projected to grow 22%, which is much faster than …

Add Coding to Your Elementary Curriculum. . . Right Now

Computer science drives innovation in the U.S. economy and society. Despite growing demand for jobs in the field, it remains marginalized throughout …

Scratch Challenge #8: Fruit Ninja

What will I be making?<p>You will make a version of Fruit Ninja that uses your webcam instead of the touchscreen. Try the example out below. (but make …