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!
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
December 5 marked the beginning of “Hour of Code” participation across the United States. Even though we have several blog entries dedicated to programming and coding, I thought it would be helpful to have a short entry that lists a Continue reading Hour of Code Resources
Hopscotch is a shockingly simple and comprehensive app that allows students to experience writing code and programming on the iPad. Chances are that if you look over a student’s shoulder who is using Hopscotch, you might think they were just playing Continue reading Learn to Program on the iPad using Hopscotch
***This app is now available to all schools UPON REQUEST. Classkick is a cross between a classroom management and collaboration tool for teachers who have 1:1 iPads in their classroom. Essentially, the teacher must create, upload a worksheet, or Continue reading Learn together using CLASSKICK
HI Everyone, We are excited to be able to add some apps exclusively for our youngest students and their teachers this week! These apps have been pushed to self-service for all K-2 iPad carts that are currently managed as part Continue reading New Apps available for K-2 iPad Carts
You may have seen a new “builder” button in the Course view of Canaryflow on your computer. This enhancement will soon arrive on the iPad app as well. The builder tool has been added to assist teachers who want to Continue reading Canaryflow Builder and Scheduler by end of October!
Nearly every time I walk into Ponderosa Elementary I see Bill Ruiter, a truly dedicated volunteer at the school who teaches the kids to program every week. Bill’s passion for writing code is contagious, and his students are always excited to Continue reading Writing Code Independently