Deana LaPlatney

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Creative Writing Lesson - Using TourWrist to Go Global

<b>Summary:</b><p>This is a great starter activity to get children hooked into writing and learning how to appreciate and be involved in other cultures from …

Safe Student Publishing

Google and Clever Login<p>As an alternative to traditional passwords, use Google Apps for Education or Clever Instant Login to access your Kidblog …

How is Technology Transforming My Teaching?

As a teacher of young children there are times when I face resistance to the use of technology with early learners. People often assume that I am all …

Graph Practice with Haiku Deck App

Category: Apps, iPad, Math, Tech 3 Comments<p>Haiku Deck is a great FREE app that I have had my eye on for a while but never used much in my …

Ipad Apps for Reluctant Writers - Hojo's Teaching Adventures

<i>There are affiliate links in many of the posts on this site. This means your purchase supports myself, my business, and my family when you click</i> …

Habits of an effective iPad Teacher

<b>Collaborative World</b><p><b>Canada meets New Zealand</b><br>I’ve recently had a very useful online chat with Steve Lai in Vancouver about not only the skills and …

How to Use iPads for Personal Professional Development

This article is reblogged from my post on Edudemic.<p><i>This post is adapted from a talk that I gave at the iPad Summit in Atlanta. The Boston iPad Summit</i> …

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 …

3rd Grade Explorer Project

As promised, here I am making a quick post as I attempt to pull things together for tomorrow. I know I shouldn't complain since we just had the past …

7 Ideas for Replacing Worksheets with Wonder

Photo credit: Genocide Intervention Network via Flickr, CCL 2013.<p>Is “worksheet” a bad word in today’s educational climate? Or have worksheets gotten …

A Day In The Life Of A Connected Classroom

I had a group of teachers visit my classroom last week. They were there to see how we incorporate technology in meaningful ways into the primary …

BETT 2014 – iPad Apps For Learning

This is the presentation I gave at BETT 2014. The idea was to demonstrate how my students and I have used six, non subject-specific, iPad Apps in a …

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Top 25 Websites for innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration from American Association of School Librarians.<p>See more<p>Print, …

Why Use iPads & Other Technology in the Classroom as Learning Tools

New technology in the classroom today has given schools the opportunity to integrate mobile devices like the iPad to open up all new possibilities.

Learning and Innovation

High school is one of the most challenging stages for a student. He or she goes from being a child enjoying life to a student being prepared for the …

Education App – WriteRight for iPad

Apple launch new iPad ‘Apps for Teachers’ section

Further recognition of the massive adoption of iPad by so many schools around the world, Apple have just launched two new sections on their iPad App …

50+ Favorite Elementary School Apps

Rounding up the best and favorite elementary school apps is not an easy task, the market is saturated and there are so many standouts that cover the …

So, you have an iPad...now what?

<b>Using iPads in the Classroom</b><br>1. Only One iPad in the Classroom?2. iPad Apps Separated by Subject Area3. iPad and iPod Resources4. The 55 Best Free …

10 Ways to Use 1 iPad in your classroom!

Credit: The 3AM Teacher, Zip-ah-dee-doo-dah Designs, KG Fonts, Hello Fonts<p>It's no secret that I use my iPad ALL the time in my classroom. Some …