Elementary Technology Favorites by Grade Level

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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.

Android apps for the applying level of Bloom's

Kathy Schrock

This resource deals with Android apps for the third of Bloom's levels, applying. ANDROID APPS AND WEB SITES TO SUPPORT THE APPLYING LEVEL Sharing: Audioboom https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=audioBoom&hl=en

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Aurasma: Create Augmented Reality Experiences in Under 2 Min.

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As students look through their iPhone/iPad/Android’s camera in the Aurasma app, all of that vocabulary would pop up as others explored the room. As students are searching the library through the Aurasma app, they will see the reviews that other students have left behind.

10 New Ideas for Creating Literacy Centers – From Beth Holland

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She had her students use the Magnetic ABC app in conjunction with Book Creator (iPads/Android/Windows) to create Sight Word books. Animoto includes the ability to upload images from a computer/Chromebook as well as a built-in image, video, and music library.

Tips and Tools to Support Students in Publishing Their Own Digital Storybooks

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Book Creator – Web, iOS and Android app to create and publish digital books with personal photos, audio, video, and more. Elementari – Create a free class account for up to 30 students. Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar !

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Flash & Thunder- Part graphic novel, part game, all fun and learning

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This challenge would be an excellent addition to your classroom library. The video game component will be available on iOS, Android, and online here.

13 Websites That Provide Lots of Digital Books for Summer Reading

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International Children’s Digital Library. Books are made available from a variety of sources including the Library of Congress. Open Library. Elementary and middle school children can read the books or have them read aloud to them.

Top Tools by Grade and Subject for Learning During School Closures

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Elementary Math and Science Khan Academy Kids. Creative, smart mix of pre-K to K activities is a breath of fresh air Price: Free Platforms: iOS, Android, Amazon. Elementary ELA and Social Studies Epic! Elementary Arts and Creativity Book Creator. Platforms: iOS, Android.

12 Awesome Ideas for Ending the School Year

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Book and Web Tool Reviews – Get students to create short audio or video trailers of the books they read in class or from the library. Coding – My elementary students are currently ending the year completing Tynker coding activities.

Google+ Hangout with QR Codes!

The Daring Librarian

Mensing''s class from Sonoran Sky Elementary in Scottsdale, Arizona! I taught a brief lesson on QR Codes in the Classroom (and Library!) QR Codes in the Elementary Classroom View more presentations from gwyneth jones Say What!?

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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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. Library Spot. a link to your library’s digital site.

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STEAM Up Learning with 50 Fabulous Resources!

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The Kentucky Virtual Library has an incredible interactive infographic that walks students through the research process! Upper elementary to 12th grade will enjoy Code.org and Made With Code.

DAQRI for your science teachers: Elements 4D and Human Body Anatomy 4D

NeverEndingSearch

Standards-aligned lesson plans and supporting organizers are available for elementary , middle and high school chemistry classrooms. Or, download the app and point its viewer at one of these targets from the Target Library to experience the body 4D-style. ( Video by David Petro ).

3 Great Special Needs Digital Tools

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Sonocent offers a school pack that includes lesson plans and sample files for elementary and high school. Availability: 5/5 (iOS, PC, Mac, Web, Android in beta). This is a must-have addition to your child’s digital library.

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An ‘Epic’ Fundraise: Children’s Digital Book Subscription Startup Nabs $8 Million

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per month for unlimited access to the digital library. Available on the web, iOS, Android and Kindle devices, Epic currently reaches five million children, its co-founder Kevin Donahue claims, with 24 million books read in April alone. elementary schools. With the funding, Epic will look to expand its marketing and engineering teams, along with its content library. Building a “Netflix for books” service has proven notoriously difficult.

Orientation Inspiration 2017

NeverEndingSearch

And there seem to be a few go-to digital tools to support engagement, discovery and setting a fun and participatory tone for what library (and the librarian) looks like. For her DIY approach, We use videos, QR codes, a Google Form and Flubaroo to introduce freshmen to our high school library.

Adobe Spark for Simple Multimedia Projects

The Electric Educator

They went out with their Android tablets to take pictures and then we incorporated their photos, text, and voices, into the video project. The project interface is simple enough for elementary age students to easily navigate.

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Giving Students The World

Kyle Pace

Over the last few weeks in my district we have had The Google Expeditions Pioneer Program visit one of our middle schools and one of our elementary schools.

Toontastic 3D: New and free from Google Education

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Now, with the help of Google, the platform is impressively redesigned for Android , iPad and iPhone. Toontastic 3D is perfect across the elementary grades, and for middle school as well, but will be fun for all ages.

Google Expeditions Tour Creator

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Something that couldn’t really be replicated for cheaper money at the time due to the release of the free Expeditions app on Android only that summer. He is currently the Director of Technology & Libraries for the York School Department in York, Maine.

Giving Students The World

Kyle Pace

Over the last few weeks in my district we have had The Google Expeditions Pioneer Program visit one of our middle schools and one of our elementary schools.

Top 50 Sites/Apps of 2015

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Mobile App Top 50 Sites/Apps of 2015 * Seesaw - Excellent free mobile app (Android/iOS) for students creating digital portfolio w/ educational portal. Sketch Nation - A great free site/app (iOS/Android) for creating games. WhatsDue - A cool new free mobile app (iOS/Android) for keeping students and parents up to date on what is happening in the classroom. Mystery Word Town - The excellent mobile (Android/iOS) app that uses Game Based Learning to help learn and spell words. *

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

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Software & Online CAPSTONE PEBBLEGO SPANISH DATABASE FOR K-12 STUDENTS ( www.capstonepub.com/library/digital/whats-new/ ) Capstone is pleased to announce its most popular PebbleGo databases are now available in Spanish.

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Putting the “T” in STEM! 60+ Resources for Teaching Children with Technology!

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Currently, I am the Computer and Technology Teacher for over 450 elementary students at a STEM Charter School. Upper elementary and older enjoy Code.org and Made With Code. 3D printing with elementary students?

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What’s New: New Tools for Schools

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In addition, ABC Mouse has shared releases and updates for ABCmouse Mastering Math, Digital Library Experience, Standards-Aligned Collections, A New Teacher Experience, and the ABCmouse Ambassador Program. Software & Online 3DBEAR AR INNOVATOR PROGRAM ( 3dbear.io/product/

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Teacher Recommended: 50 Favorite Classroom Apps

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Layar : Another augmented reality tool, several elementary school teachers found it worked better for little kids than Aurasma, which requires individual accounts that can get complicated with young learners. It can be used on iPhone and Android devices as well as on the Web and is free.

On search agility: There’s more than one place to start

NeverEndingSearch

I plan to share options for elementary, portals and curation searching in upcoming posts.). It’s available as an app for Android and iOS. It is also available as a mobile app for iOS and Android. I don’t think I know anyone who isn’t in a search rut.

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Notes from Leadership for the Digital Age with Alan November - Day 2

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High school library prediction - Librarians will become resources to help students find online courses. Part of function of library will be to become an online learning center. Have narrowed down to four vendors to try iPads, Android tablets, Windows 8 tablets, Chromebooks.

Google Apps and Chromebooks Web App Recommendations - a whole lot!

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Seven Free Online Whiteboard Tools for Teachers and Students [link] Chromebook Apps and Extensions for Elementary Teachers [link] 3 Simple Ways to Zip and Unzip Files on a Chromebook [link] Take Your Reading Offline With These 5 Chrome Apps [link] Geddit free web-based student response system for gaining valuable information about student understanding. Google Apps and Chromebooks App Recommendations and Substitutions Here is a list of Google Apps and Web Apps to use.

Best EdTech of 2016

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Perfect for English language learners and struggling readers, CommonLit is a free digital library of ready-to-print leveled texts -- news articles, poems, short stories, and historical documents. Price: $1.99; Platform: Android, iOS; Grades: Pre-K–3.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Libraries remain relevant, and The New York Times is on it. Via Fortune : “ Android Co-Founder To Lead Google ’s New Education Project.” Data and “Research” Via the Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel : “Over the past three decades, state and local expenditures on prisons and jails have increased more than three times as fast as spending on elementary and secondary education, according to a new brief released Thursday by the U.S.

Creating Products to Show and Share Learning

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Elementary School Samples Middle School Samples High School Samples I have so say that finding products made through project based learning is difficult. Andrea O and Ari F: "How often do students go to the library? It''s available for Web , Android , and iOS.

Global Collaboration Week Begins - Find a Project and Connect!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

It outlines innovative and interdisciplinary projects using social interaction media; offers creative strategies for producing media with elementary students and developing global education projects integrating media and health skills.