5 Home and Smart Phone Filtering Options for Parents

The CoolCatTeacher

It installs on apps (or on phones and devices across the board, so Windows, Macs, Android, all of that). 5 Idea Friday All Grades Chromebooks Digital Citizenship Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) How to Guides.

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Game-Based Digital Literacy with Digital Compass – From Jennifer Carey

EdTechTeacher

Common Sense Media has released Digital Compass , a new tool to teach students about navigating the digital world. The game is currently available online with iOS, Android, and edmodo apps coming soon. Technology in the Elementary Classroom. Digital Portfolios.

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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.

MobyMax: Tablet + help differentiating instruction

iLearn Technology

It has a 7” screen and runs on Android 4.2. The MobyMax tablet runs on Android which means in addition to all of the great MobyMax curriculum, your students also have access to all of the happiness that Android brings. At Anastasis, our learning portfolios are digital.

Wonder Workshop’s Amazing Dash

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He is charged via USB and programmed via an app (iOS or Android) to move, spin circles, dance, sing, draw, or any number of other actions. The Elementary Wonder Pack: Comes with Wonder’s award-winning Dash and Dot robots, accessories, and curriculum guides.

Math Webtools to Support Any Curriculum

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Programs are geared to the particular learning of Elementary and Middle School, and Middle and High School with games and lessons aligned to state and national standards like Common Core, TEKS and MAFS. Math used to be a tedious memorization of facts and formulas.

Snow Day? 7 Ways to Keep Teaching

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They are easy to use but do a run-through at the beginning of the school year to familiarize students with it — especially older elementary and middle school. It works on Chrome and Firefox, iOS, and Android mobile devices.

PASCO Motion Sensor–A Must for Science Classes

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Their products are wireless, Bluetooth- and/or USB-connectable, and their SPARKvue software runs on Mac and Windows platforms, Chromebooks, iPads, iPhones, and Android. You can also visit PASCO website’s Digital Library for hundreds of free labs and experiments that can be sorted by age group (elementary, MS, HS, AP, or University) or subject. Data collection and analysis are cornerstones for many STEM and STEAM programs but they’re not just about math.

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STEAM Up Learning with 50 Fabulous Resources!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Many of the missions in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning with Missions , are aimed at inspiring students to think critically, focus on questions versus answers, conduct hands-on research, and make a difference in the world with their innovations.

13 Websites That Provide Lots of Digital Books for Summer Reading

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At the beginning of the 21st century, the definition of digital equity revolved around the provision of a digital device to every student. This site provides thousands of digitized books, audio recordings, DVDs/CDs from the public domain (or out-of-copyright).

3 Websites to Gamify Your Math Class

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Most elementary age kids I know love math, but that changes when they matriculate to middle school. Created by iMagine Machine for iOS and Android, in this app, kindergarten through third graders use their knowledge of geometry to stop the Evil Bookenriders from destroying the Land of Venn.

Use Unconventional Research Sites to Inspire Students

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How Stuff Works, available on the web, iPads, and Android, is an award-winning source of unbiased, reliable, easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works. a link to your library’s digital site.

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10 ways to use QR Codes for Hour of Code

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To find one for mobile devices, check the Android or App store. If your primary digital device is a desktop, use a downloaded software tool like the free Code Two. Let students scan these with their iPads or another digital device to find out more about their new classmates.

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Want to Code on an IPad? Here are 3 Great Apps

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Kodable now offers a curriculum for elementary school. Availability: 5/5 (iOS, Android, Web, classes). She is the editor/author of dozens of tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

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3 Great Special Needs Digital Tools

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Mixed in with the scores of digital tools I see every week, I’ve found three that stand above the rest and will quickly become staples in your teaching toolkit: Sonocent–for note-taking and study skills. Audio Notetaker is a robust digital note-taking and study tool.

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The Free and Online 2014 School Leadership Summit Starts Wednesday! (Full Session List)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We have gotten much more mobile-friendly , as there are Collaborate apps for iOS and Android, and the conference schedule and session links can be easily accessed on mobile devices by going to [link] from your mobile device or clicking on the "mobile schedule" link in the Summit menu.

Global Collaboration Week Begins - Find a Project and Connect!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

L2g derives from the ongoing Webheads in Action (WiA) community of practice and professional development movement, [link] which has been putting teachers and students in touch with one another digitally, at a distance, since 1998.