Denise O'Brien

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Not Just Child’s Play: A Fall 2013 Picture Book Preview

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Some of the most original and beautiful artwork being produced today is currently on display in the …

65+ Ways to Use ThingLink In Your Classroom

Last year Donna Baumbach created a Google Slides presentation titled 26+ Ways to Use ThingLink In the Classroom. Yesterday, I received an email from …

Three Free iPad Apps That Teach Kids To Program

The first time that I wanted to stay after school was in the sixth grade. In sixth grade we could stay after school to use Logo Writer. My friend …

Math Champ – Send Math Challenges to Your Students’ iPads

Math Champ is a neat system of two apps working together to deliver math challenges to your students’ iPads.<p>The Math Champ Host app is the app that …

Sakura Quick Math – A Good Math Practice App for Elementary School Students

Sakura Quick Math is nice mathematics facts practice app for elementary school students. The app contains addition, subtraction, multiplication, and …

Map Treasure Hunt

Instructions<p>Provide as many questions (clues) and answers (locations) as you like to create a virutal 'treasure hunt'.<p>When you are finished you can …

Inkflow – A Great iPad App for Visual Thinkers

Inkflow is the perfect app for people like me who like to sketch out their ideas before sharing them in presentations, in writing, or in video …

Examples of Practice: Using iPads and Evernote When Assessing Readers

All K-12 teachers are reading teachers. The school, grade level and content area we work in does not matter. In every classroom, a random group of …

iPads in Primary Lessons

<b>iPads in Primary Lessons – A guest post by Rebecca Stacey</b><p>Before we begin it’s worth bearing in mind that at no point have I ever recommended that a …

The Top 10 iPad Apps for Special Education

Mobile Learning | June 2013 Digital Edition<p>Empowering independence in SPED learners: There's an app for that!<p>This article appears in the June 2013 …

Technology Integration at Jamestown

Here is the handout from the presentation at the site visit on November 22, 2013.<p>1-1PilotFallHandout.pdf<p>Posted by<p>Jamestown Elementary School at<p>6:54 …

Tellagami – Create Narrated Animations on Your iPad

Tellagami is a free iPad that elementary school students will enjoy using to create narrated animations. If you have ever used Voki or GoAnimate, …

IPads in the classroom: The right way to use them, demonstrated by a Swiss school.

Touch-screen tablets for young students have become all the rage. Some districts are even buying iPads for every kindergartner, a move sparking both …

Scientific Breakthrough Lets SnappyCam App Take 20 Full-Res Photos Per Second

Your standard iPhone camera app is actually pretty slow, able to take just three to six photos per second at 8 megapixels each. But with SnappyCam 3.0, you can shoot 20 full-resolution photos per second thanks to a breakthrough in discrete cosine transform JPG science by its inventor. Twenty frames …

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Excellent Chart Featuring Useful Web Tools for The Under 13s

Several of the web tools available online have restriction for the under 13 years old. This is really frustrating because students in primary schools …

A Practical Graph Featuring Popular Educational Hashtags and Twitter Chats for Teachers

Below are two Google Doc charts that features most if not all of the Twitter chats together with their respective hashtags. I invite you to go …

50 Fab Apps for Teachers

Education—there’s an app for that. In fact, there are hundreds of thousands of apps on the market designed for teaching and learning. As more schools …