iPad Magic: 6 Ideas Every iPad Teacher Needs to Know

The CoolCatTeacher

Want to show your cursor on the iPad screen? There’s a trick for these things and more on the iPad. Today, Tony Vincent shares six ideas every iPad teacher needs to know. iPad Magic: 6 Ideas Every iPad Teacher Needs to Know. He is one of my Go To people for iPads.

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Why is Guided Access important in Elementary Grades?

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Guided Access is a feature found on iPads that allow teachers to hand a device to a student knowing that they will not be able to swipe away into a different app. The post Why is Guided Access important in Elementary Grades?

App Smashing on the iPad: A Guide for the Elementary Classroom

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Are you an elementary teacher looking for creative ways to integrate iPads into student learning? App Smashing is a great strategy for increasing the creative potential of the iPad. What is App Smashing on the iPad? Blog Featured Tom Daccord iPad

Why is Guided Access important in Elementary Grades? | #ipaded by @SamPatue

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I still don't believe in using restrictions and filters from keeping kids locked into an app, but I have found that strategic use of guided access can transform a lesson, keeping kids focused on the actual object of the lesson. My Paperless Classroom Pedagogy

iPads for Masterful Math: Randomizing Formative Math Assessment

The CoolCatTeacher

Dr. Sean Nank’s research shows that the single biggest method for improving learning with iPads is to use online formative assessments. This intriguing research is a must listen for any school with access to technology. You do not need iPads to implement and learn from this research.

Robotics and Computer Science for Elementary Level Learners

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I absolutely love all of the new robotics toys that have been coming out for elementary age learners. Code.org® is a non-profit dedicated to expanding access to computer science, and increasing participation by women and underrepresented minorities.

Summer SuperHighway: 3 Kyle Wilson Elementary Teachers on Internet Access and Student Engagement

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” ESH: Before your upgrade, how did the level of Internet access impact teaching and learning? Shakera: Previously, I shared an iPad cart which wasn’t as user-friendly, so we didn’t use [technology] as much.

150+ Digital Activities for the K-2 Classroom Inside One Simple App

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For iPad and Google Play Tablet Devices of All Kinds From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Challenges of Finding the Right iPad or Google Play App.

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6 Ways to Transform Learning with iPad Integration

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You’ve just been given the opportunity to use an iPad with your class and you have no idea how you should use it. With so much negative information surrounding the use of technology in schools why were you given an iPad to use with your students? Make Learning Accessible.

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7 Ways to Creatively Ask Questions in the Classroom Using iPads!

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The only difference is instead of having children use their dry erase boards, erasers, and expo markers, we use our iPads. With The Answer Pad''s free app, TapIt Free, my students are able to answer questions using templates I push out to their iPads. Grab your iPad.

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Elementary Technology Favorites by Grade Level

Tech Helpful

One of the things shared was the list of "tried and true" technology usage by grade level at our elementary school. You will immediately see that our teachers have access to iPads and many of their choices are iOS apps but often there are web versions and android apps for these as well.

Creating an Elementary Tech Team

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For a couple of years I've been trying to figure out a way to have an elementary tech team.I Our elementary school is piloting the idea of elective Friday's for fourth and fifth grade students.

5 Home and Smart Phone Filtering Options for Parents

The CoolCatTeacher

Children with smartphones have unfiltered access to the Internet unless their parents make a decision to filter. We may install things on their Chromebooks, but when they are on their phones, they are getting unfiltered access to the internet.

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Three Digital Equity Leaders Call to Action for Students Without Home Internet Access

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The CoSN Meeting the Needs of Students Without Home Internet Access webinar on September 19, 2018 reflects the growing concern and call to action for school districts, business communities and state and federal government to address what has been termed as the homework gap.

iPad Basic Training for Teachers

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The Background Photo Used Under a Creative Commons License In the Spring of 2013, my school district committed to issuing an iPad to every classroom teacher. Most of the iPads would be in the hands of teachers by the end of the semester. Four to five to six hours of training on iPads ?

The FREE education browser for your iPad via @TheRoverApp to view Flash Content!

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Can''t access flash on your iPad? Rover is the free to download education app that streams educational Flash content to your iPad! Rover is an education app and the only education browser for your iPad designed for teachers and students of all ages.

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Owl Eyes: The Must-Get Web-App for Classical Literature Teachers

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I think every classical literature teacher should have an Owl Eyes account just to access the annotations and lesson plans. If you’re in a 1-to-1 classroom with iPads, Chromebooks, or any other device, this free tool is a MUST-USE.

Why I Use Edpuzzle: An Edpuzzle Review

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If you use my link to sign up for Edpuzzle , you’ll gain access to a curated library of 50,000 free videos to use with your school. You can get started by clicking this link and you’ll get access to the 50,000 curated videos in their library.

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Students Step up to Lead Tech Implementation at Their Elementary School

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Maggie is a fifth grader at Roosevelt Elementary School in Park Ridge, Illinois and in Fall 2017, she was trained to become a “TechXpert” at her school so she could coach fellow students daily during the tech lab at the LRC. In January 2016, the parent teacher organization at Roosevelt Elementary generously purchased a number of new tools for our school including Spheros, Dash and Dots, Cubelets, Snap Circuits, Osmos, Marble Mazes and a 3D printer.

Introduction to iPads: Part 2--iPad Integration

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How does a teacher start to use iPads in the classroom? While Part 1 focuses on the hardware basics, Part 2 focuses on iPad integration in the classroom. Those lessons learned apply to iPad management as well. It is an iPad app that can also be accessed from your browser.

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6 Tech Treasures for Special Ed Teachers (K-6)

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What I like about the chat option is that teachers don’t want to give out a cell phone number to parents or anything, but you can build a Remind group, and parents will have access to text you to have a conversation.

How to Get Started With Genius Hour for Elementary Classrooms?

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Other than that, students can have access to ipads, stationary, as well as classroom library to research their ideas. edtech elementary classroom genius hourI believe that every single child is gifted and that every kid has a talent which we as educators should help uncover.

5 Free Tech Tools to Try in Your Social Studies Lessons

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But I’m talking about the research tool for Google Books that gives you access to millions of titles that are in the public domain. So I like the Google Cardboard Camera App , and the Streetview App , particularly the Streetview App is you have access to a 360 camera. (If

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Leveled Math Practice for Pre-K - Algebra 2 and ELA Support for 2nd - 6th on the iPad and Web!

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Once they do this, they''re able to use their iPad as an interactive dry erase board to show their thinking. When you use it for free, you are able to access twenty questions per day. However, children can also access the site via their computer , too.

Simple Virtual Reality in the Classroom with Google Streetview and Google Cardboard with Donnie Piercey

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What it allows the users to do is – first, to access any 360 image that’s on Google Maps, and view it. Donnie has run a 1:1 iPad, Chromebook, and Macbook classroom over the course of his ten year teaching career.

Helping Autistic Students Travel by Making Books

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I’ve done twelve for Portland, and it makes it one of the most accessible cities in the United States for people with this autism. All Subjects Chromebooks Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) How to Guides.

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Integrating the Arts into Every Subject

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And if you click www.coolcatteacher.com/edpuzzle , Edpuzzle will give your school access to the 50,000 best lessons from Edpuzzle, organized in folders and ready to be used by teachers. Cathy Davis Hayes is an elementary art teacher at Oakland Beach Elementary School in Warwick.

SETDA Provides Tips on Equity of Access for Students Outside of School

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Access to online resources including digital content, interactive education apps and websites, videos, experts and peers is no longer a “nice to have” but rather a necessity. Christine Fox, Deputy Executive Director, SETDA, noted the importance of having safe WiFi access.

Hyperdocs: How To’s and Tips for Teachers

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Sometimes in the Hyperdoc then, you can do like a flipped classroom type of thing, where they can access the Hyperdoc. Then they’re able to access the material that I want them to. I’ve embedded entire Hyperdocs in there, so the kids can access the Hyperdocs as they are on FlipGrid.

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1:1 iPads In A Third Grade Classroom

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This conference about all things iPad in education was co-sponsored by Eanes ISD and TCEA. Laura Wright, a third grade teacher at Eanes Elementary School , gave a wonderful presentation with many practical tips for implementing the use of 1:1 iPads in an elementary setting.

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The iPad as a Window.

SpeechTechie

Actually working with the kids is at once a reminder of why we do this work, and also sort of scary.that many kids at that many different grade levels and developmental zones- I have found my iPad to be a huge help. Picking up a caseload of, say, 35 kiddos can be a bit daunting.

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Better Edtech Budgeting: How Yuma Elementary District Makes The Most of Its Money

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During 2009, then-Superintendent Darwin Stiffler and Associate Superintendent Duane Sheppard of Yuma Elementary School District One in Arizona had just taken their positions and were trying to figure out how to meet students’ needs. He invested $500,000—90% from eRate dollars, 10% from the district—into increasing access points in the hallways of the 17 schools, and increasing bandwidth for the approximately 8600 students and 450 certified staff that needed online access.

Read Works Provides Access to Handy Text Passages

SpeechTechie

I recently discovered ReadWorks - this website provides free access to reading passages and much more, with skill and strategy units on many topics in comprehension. Expository text passages are handy for language intervention. There's a lot you can teach with a passage as a context!

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Animonths: Use Splashtop Remote to Access Flash Animation

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When iPhone and, subsequently, iPad came on the scene, there was quite a lot of hubbub about Apple''s decision to not support Flash on these devices. These Flash resources are still out there on the web and sure would be great to be able to access on your iPad.

Apple’s Strongest Case to Reclaim the Education Market Is Not the New iPad

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Indeed, the company proved rumors right by unveiling a new iPad. First, the ‘Education’ iPad The big announcement that caught everyone’s eye—and splattered across all the headlines—was the new 9.7-inch iPad, unveiled by Apple’s vice president, Greg Joswiak. The new iPad is also compatible with the Apple Pencil, the stylus that previously only worked with the iPad Pro. The ability to create on an iPad is second to none,” Kelly said in an interview.

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