Melinda Brown is the ELL specialist at Elk Meadow Elementary. She uses the quiz builder tool Socrative to manage the large amounts of data that she and the rest of her team gather when working with students. One of the Continue reading Innovation Spotlight – Academic Language Acquisition Using Socrative
Stephanie Morrison and Fred Kent, two science teachers from High Desert Middle School, recently shared an interesting way to explore plant cells using Sphero robots. The objective of the lesson required students to create a large scale map (model) of Continue reading Innovation Spotlight – Plant Cell Tour Using Sphero Robots
Students are now able to use the Screen Time iPad settings when they update to iOS 12. The set up is easy. Open the settings menu > Select Screen Time > Throw the switch to “On”. Once enabled, the iPad Continue reading Screen Time and App Time Limits
Hopscotch has been an app our students have been enjoying since we first issued iPads in schools 5 years ago. It is fun, easy to use and most importantly, it gets students writing code! Lately, several elementary and middle school Continue reading Everything Hopscotch
Apple Classroom (or just Classroom) is a device management app that allows teachers to interact and observe student progress while they work on iPads in your classroom. In order to get the most out of this powerful application, teachers should Continue reading Apple Classroom Application Set Up
This is part 2 in a series of blog entries about using Clever. If you are not familiar with the Clever Application portal, please refer to part one of the series. Today we will be talking about how students Continue reading Accessing Khan Academy Through Clever
Some of you might have noticed that there is a new icon on the dock when students log on to school computers. There is an application folder marked CLEVER. Clever allows students to automatically log into several tools using Continue reading CLEVER is so very smart!
I used to struggle to write my thoughts and stay organized while working on my iPad. That ended the very first day I saw you sitting on the dock at the bottom of my screen. Now, you save all of Continue reading Dear iPad, I love your “Notes” app