Empower students to publish one-of-a-kind books using photos, text, drawings and audio with Shutterfly’s Photo Story for iPad App. This free app is ideal for Project Based Learning and enriching your classroom literacy program, while enabling students to achieve many of the College and Career Readiness Standards in English Language Arts, Science, Math, and Social Studies.
One of the main ways to engage students in class projects is to let them pick a topic they’re passionate about!
Technology Resource Teacher Laura Briggs explored ideas and resources for incorporating STEM projects and hands-on activities into science and math while integrating mobile tools. Plans and implementation ideas were shared for organizing a school-wide STEM program, STEM nights, and STEM summer camps.
Branding is key. Telling our stories is critical! Why should we allow people to create their own perceptions, which could be rooted in misinformation, based on word of mouth or what is published in the local paper?
The overall benefits of cloud based data and mobile management as well as touch and other usability features of these technologies are relevant for teaching reading and literacy as well as writing tools.
In this month’s TechTools webinar on edWeb.net, presenter Shannon Holden shared numerous techniques teachers are using to help students study at home using digital resources. He also discussed how using flashcard technology such as Quizlet and StudyBlue, allows students to study key concepts in their classes ON their mobile phone, iPod, laptop, or tablet!
In the first PreK – 3 Digital Learning on edWeb.net, presenter Chip Donohue identified common concerns about young children and technology. He highlighted the benefits when educators select, use and integrate technology in ways that support healthy development and early learning.
In the second session in the three part Flipped Learning series on edWeb.net, presenter Crystal Kirch talked about flipping the math classroom. She shared her experience transition from traditional methods to flipped learning and tips for educators who are starting the process. She also discussed key topics and ideas to focus on while flipping.
In this months Teaching Students with Autism webinar on edWeb.net presenter Anthony Gerke discussed iPads and autism. He explored ways to meet the individual needs of your students when using an iPad and focused on features like guided access to lock students into a set program.
Mobile devices are being used to teach math, science, reading… and PE!? This months edTech Innovator, Betty Ann Fish, is using a mobile technology in a very unique way. In the community’s June webinar, Betty Ann discussed how she adapted the popular classroom tool to meet the the digital dexterity of her students in Physical Education classes. She also shared how she uses technology such as iPads, pedometers, and QR… read more →