There are lots of apps that allow you to scan barcodes to compare prices of different products. Fooducate takes this to a new level! When you scan the barcode of a processed food item, Fooducate connects you to information on “How Healthy” that product is – even assigning it a letter grade. Students can use this app on a supermarket field […]
UPDATE 8/8/13: ClassDojo has a new feature called Class Sharing that is definitely worth checking out – it let’s teachers who “share” students with teachers during different parts of the school day to collaborate in order to build positive behaviors! Learn more here. ClassDojo is a fantastic behavior management tool that monitors students’ positive and negative […]
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One thing I love about iBooks is how easy it is to take notes and organize your thinking. I use iBooks to prepare reading guides for student book clubs. If your students are reading classic texts (Treasure Island, Jane Eyre, etc.) these books can be downloaded for free. If my students are going to be […]
Sometimes it’s hard for visitors to my classroom to understand how students use their iPads. I like to post a reference chart that shows off how technology is used in our classroom. It’s also helpful for students, who are often asked about our work on iPads. This list will grow as the school year progresses and […]
One of the challenges of introducing anything new to students is allowing time for self discovery. This is especially true when using the iPad in the classroom. As the new school year approached, I knew that I wanted students working on their iPads on Day One. In addition to introducing some apps that we will […]