Treasure hunts are a fun way for students to use problem solving skills, to work in teams, to practice comprehensions skills, and to use technology resources all while practicing subject matter. For “Talk Like A Pirate Day” (September 19th), I arranged a fun math treasure hunt for the second grade classes. It was a perfect
Discovery Education and iPads are a match made in paradise. Discovery Education is the go to site for our students to find images and now with many new apps allowing the import of videos, the ways to incorporate DE are immense. Here is a playlist of videos that I have created and collected about how
Educators (K-12) bring your iPads and take part in an educational nature walk down the historic Columbia Riverwalk. Along the way, Karen Ogen will show you how to use various iPad apps and tools to document learning about science and nature. Upon return, we will convene at Carolina Wild Wings on Gervais, for a FREE
As mobiles like the iPad developed great apps for cameras, microphones, sensors, images, an imagination, there is a lurking potential for playfulness. Can iPads really see through the human body, X-ray inanimate objects, see through metal, detect emotions, and print out rocks? It appears that they can — or you can certainly make it seem
As I attend more and more conferences, I’m pleased to see the number of educators with technology at their fingertips — iPads, notebooks, laptops, smartphones — educators are CONNECTED! Even better is the number of school districts providing that technology to their teachers and students. I’ve run across a few apps that make me wish
On the weekend of April 14th-15th, I was in Aurora, CO for Colorado’s Day of Discovery. Just as I expected, the teachers were wildly enthusiastic about the Discovery Education products and I know for a fact that the seminar on accessing Streaming via the iPad was particularly popular since I had a plethora of teachers
Saturday March 24th, educators from around the state learned ways to integrate Discovery and iPads into their instruction. Here are just some of the resources that were shared – Resource list. Thank you to Discovery for sponsoring this wonderful event full of learning, sharing, and collaborating. Stay tuned for an upcoming event in April!
I am a terrible blogger, I admit, but when something comes around that WOWS! me, you can be sure I will share it! I just used the new app Reflection (http://www.reflectionapp.com/) which mirrors your iPhone 4S or iPad 2 to any Mac running OS X 10.6+, wirelessly. Let me just that my kids LOVED it!
According to Steve Dembo: Sure they’re bright and shiny, but are they really learning devices? We’ll take a close look at how exactly these technologies are being leveraged in the classroom and what the best Apps are for educational purposes. We’ll also explore some creative ways that you can fund your own i-initiative! Siemens STEM