Wait! Don’t turn those iPads in for the year before you give Gimkit a try! Gimkit is similar to Kahoot or Quizlet Live but with some distinctive options that make it crazy fun for students. As the kids answer questions, Continue reading Gimkit-Classroom Assessment With an Edge!
Jason Latimer is an amazing magician, scientist, and supporter of educators. I particularly enjoy his message of getting students to question and WONDER. Enjoy this video “The Wonder of Pi” with your students today. And be sure to check out Continue reading Happy Pi Day!
Definitely, do not judge this post by the title. Vocabulary.com is interactive, (it can be) collaborative, and FUN! The site has long been around as an online dictionary and thesaurus. Basic uses that quite frankly, most teachers would not consider Continue reading Vocabulary.com
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