News-O-Matic for Current Events

There are lots of choices for current events on iPads but a kid-friendly option is News-O-Matic.  This app offers free trial issues and has articles written especially for children.  It includes videos, images and extra resources to help bring the news to life for your students! Use this app with my Common Core aligned iPad lesson plan on…

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Nearpod for 1 to 1 Classrooms

In classrooms with just one iPad there are lots of apps that you can use to create presentations (Educreations, Doceri, ScreenChomp, Haiku Deck).  If you have access to 1 to 1 technology you have to try NearPod for presentations.  Use an old PowerPoint as a template and upload it to the NearPod website.  Add interactive…

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