Novel Effect is a great interactive reading app that many of our Media Managers use in their libraries when reading to students. Many teachers are using it, as well. Basically, while you read a story out loud, it enhances the Continue reading Interactive Videos in Novel Effect
Remember the days when the announcements were read over the intercom? Well, those days may be coming to an end. Many of our schools are now communicating the announcements via video and students are playing a large part in the Continue reading Announcements in Video Form
Tracy Howk is the Media Manager at Juniper Elementary. We are pleased to welcome her here with a guest post. Raspberry Pi is a high quality, low cost computer. Developed by a non profit foundation in the UK, the handheld Continue reading Reasons for Raspberry Pi
If you work with students, you’ve probably realized that your students listen and learn from their peers. In fact, it’s easy to find research on the influence that peers have on each other. That influence can be harnessed when students Continue reading Students Create How-to Videos for School
When it comes to a student completing his or her homework, some challenges will always remain the same. Especially when it comes to time management and minimizing distraction. It does not matter if the work is completed on paper or Continue reading Set Students Up for Success With Screentime Settings
I don’t remember who introduced me to Novel Effect, but I love it and think that you will, too – especially if you read picture books to kids! Novel Effect is an app that enhances the reading experience. Here’s how Continue reading Novel Effect
Recently, I talked to a bus driver who was telling me about his route and the students that ride his bus. He was very positive and not complaining, but he made me wonder, “Do we teach our students how to Continue reading Take a Walk in Their Shoes
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!