Pair Activities with Mobile Devices

Teacher Reboot Camp

Our learners love their mobile devices. However, many of our learners rarely use their mobile devices to communicate with others face-to-face or develop relationships with their peers. We can guide our learners to communicate and collaborate effectively with their mobile devices by pairing or grouping them to problem-solve and create. Check out my slide presentation ( download for free ) and the bookmarks below for pair work activities with mobile devices.

English +Common Core +Mobile = Success (ISTE2014 Poster -details)

Education with Technology

Here are the ten examples I showed at my English + Common Core + Mobile ISTE 2014 Poster Session: Based on CCSS Anchor Statements: L.2 Take a Conventions Mobile Online Quiz to pick the incorrect sentence from four choices (capitalization). Integrate mobile content.

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English + Common Core + Mobile = Success in Learning Poster Session at ISTE 2014

Education with Technology

In my ISTE Sunday 8-10 am poster session, I demonstrate many diverse mobile activities to help students achieve the English Language Arts Common Core Anchor Statements through mobile devices. The mobile activities focus on free common tool apps that are available on both the Android and the iPad. Conventions Mobile Online Survey. Teachers ask their students to take a mobile picture from their home of a far away location.

English Common Core Mobile Activities ebook

Education with Technology

English Common Core Mobile Activities. I recently published English Common Core Mobile Activities ebook. Use these 150+ different mobile activities to guide your students in learning and demonstrating the English Language Arts Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Anchor Statements in Language, Speaking and Listening, Reading, and Writing. Over 98% of the suggested apps are free and work on both Android and iPad.

5 Ways Adobe Premiere Rush Encourages Creativity in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

I love that this works with their individual mobile phone cameras. Additionally, even if we are only working on mobile devices, students can make a full video with b-roll and music on any of their devices.

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4 Geeky Gifts for Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

But it is a pen — if you use the Bluetooth version — that will automatically hook into your iOS or Android device. When you start writing with the pen, it automatically then downloads that note to your iOS or Android device.

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The Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code

Shake Up Learning

modern browsers, iOS and Android. modern browsers, iOS and Android. Kodable Curriculum for Elementary. The post The Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The Hour of Code is coming! Are you ready?

Wonder Workshop’s Amazing Dash

Ask a Tech Teacher

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. With this add-on, students can create their own works of art by programming Dash from their mobile device to draw on the floor mat?—?with

13 Websites That Provide Lots of Digital Books for Summer Reading

Ask a Tech Teacher

Books can be read online or on most mobile devices. You can read them online, on a mobile device, or download them. Elementary and middle school children can read the books or have them read aloud to them. The books can be accessed on the website, iOS, Android, Amazon, and Nook.

Math Webtools to Support Any Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

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

Ask a Tech Teacher

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.

10 Google Classroom Tips You Didn’t Know – SULS029

Shake Up Learning

1: Annotate and Draw on Documents Using the Mobile App. Our first two Google Classroom tips on this list are specific to the mobile app. Did you know there are some features in Google Classroom that are ONLY available on mobile (iOS and Android)?

iPad App Review: iCanConduct is a Great Tool For Teaching Pulse and Rhythm To Young Musicians | @beansinmyears


Jeff sits down with the creators of a great musical app called iCanConduct to learn how it can be used, not only in elementary music classes, but also in upper advanced music classes to teach pulse, rhythm, and beat patterns to your inspiring musicians. .

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Age of Learning’s Latest Is a $100 Million Educational Game


That’s roughly how much Age of Learning estimates it will have spent by the end of this year on “ Adventure Academy ,” a multiplayer online game to teach elementary- and middle-school age children subjects including math, social studies and language arts.

Google+ Hangout with QR Codes!

The Daring Librarian

Mensing''s class from Sonoran Sky Elementary in Scottsdale, Arizona! all about where QR Codes came from, how they are different than regular bar codes, and how they are being used all over the world to transmit information like Text Messages, Video, and URL Web links via Mobile Media!

Review of Robo™ Wunderkind Robotics Kit

Kathy Schrock

Pete Birkinshaw, Used Punchcard, [link] So, when Robo ™ Wunderkind asked me to review their Education Robotics Kit for elementary students, ages 6 to 12, they were happy to hear I was no expert, since the kit was so easy to use! I admit it. I am not a coder.

Scholastic Makes Misleading Privacy, Security Claims in Services Directed to Children

Doug Levin, as well as related mobile-specific apps. Many of the products are paired with Scholastic books that are marketed in schools to elementary-school-aged children (under the age of 13). In fact, the games that have both online and mobile app versions point to different privacy policies. Certain Scholastic-Branded Online Games and Mobile Apps Share Log-Ins, but Point to Different Privacy Policies. Google Play (Android): [link].

How EduKids Connect Systems Increases Productivity in Early Ed Classrooms


As an elementary teacher and a mom of two school kids, I usually have too many things to do and tasks to accomplish within a 24 hour day. EduKids Connect is basically a mobile and web application with an easy-to-use, simple user interface both for parents and teachers.

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10 ways to use QR Codes for Hour of Code

Ask a Tech Teacher

Some phones and mobile devices come with QR coders already installed. To find one for mobile devices, check the Android or App store. This is so simple, you’re going to love it: Open the QR Code reader on your phone or mobile device.

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Top 25 Sites/Apps of 2018

Technology Tidbits

Book Creator - A fantastic mobile (iOS/Chrome) app for creating stunning eBooks/presentations, that can be used for digital storytelling, project based learning, and more. Klassroom - A free mobile (Android/iOS) that reminds me of a cross between Remind and ClassDojo, where educators can share: photos, videos, or documents in a secure environment. UMU - A excellent mobile app (iOS/Android) that can be used in a any number of different ways.

What to Look for When Purchasing an Education Projector

ViewSonic Education

In elementary schools, students in multiple classrooms can simultaneously view virtual field trips, author talks or other content. Some projectors include Mobile High-Definition Link-enabled HDMI ports. This enables them to present an endless array of material from their mobile devices.

CES2017 Best of Show Tech Tools


Even better, you can program it with your mobile devices. Fisher-Price Smart Cycle The stationary bike's combination of activity tracking and STEM-based edutainment (via apps on a mobile device) means that kids can exercise their bodies and their brains. What’s next in edtech?

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

Ask a Tech Teacher

a series of symbols, used synonymously as text and grouped to imply or prompt the multimedia in the games and programs that happen on computers, websites, and mobile apps. Kodable now offers a curriculum for elementary school. Availability: 5/5 (iOS, Android, Web, classes).

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Free teaching resources + games for fire prevention month

The Cornerstone for Teachers

One of the newest resources from the NFPA is their free mobile app, Sparky’s Brain Busters. iPhone users can check out Sparky’s Brain Busters on iTunes and Android phone users can download it from the Google Playstore.

Top 50 Sites/Apps of 2015

Technology Tidbits

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. Zap Zap Math - A cool free mobile (iOS/Android) app for self paced learning in Math.

Merge Cube Mania in Middle School

The CoolCatTeacher

When you scan the cube with your mobile device — it will work with an iPhone, an iPad, and it works with Android, but you have to have the Merge Cube app on it.

5 Great Software Functions!

WJU EdTech

There are tons of wonderful simulation apps available for iOS and Android devices! Don’t be fooled by the picture of the elementary students on the Kahoot web site. Photomath reads and solves mathematical equations by using the camera of your mobile device!

Free Tools for Accessibility and Inclusive Classrooms

Accessible technologies help students with disabilities unlock their full potential by addressing a diversity of needs that include learning, visual, hearing, mobility, neurodiversity, and mental health.

Vernier Software & Technology Offers New Activities for the mBot™ Robot to Teach Coding and Robotics


Younger students can use the free, game-based mBlock app with iOS and Android™ devices to learn the basics of programming. Different versions of activities are available for older students using the Scratch-based mBlock software and for younger students using the mBlock app for mobile devices.

In the marketplace: Measuring student progress, new digital solutions, personalized learning, and more

eSchool News

Canvas by Instructure launched a new, first-of-its kind mobile app that allows parents or designated guardians to monitor their children’s education and progress at a glance.

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

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

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Resources from Miami Device

Learning in Hand

Innovative Interactive Presentation Tools to Bring Your Classroom to Life by Bryan Miller Interactive response systems have evolved from the formal clickers, to now operating on mobile devices. However, what does that look like for early elementary grades (K-3)?

Announcing Flipgrid One (now free to all teachers)


Our colleague Andy Plemmons, another Flipgrid Ambassador, uses Flipgrid with his elementary kiddos in amazingly creative ways, especially in his now annual Barrow Peace Prize project. Availability for Android.

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Best Learning Apps of 2015

Graphite Blog

Of the hundreds of apps reviewed on Common Sense Graphite this year, these 12 stood out as some of the most innovative, effective, and enjoyable tools for mobile platforms. They span grades and content areas, and though we are classifying them as apps, many of these tools are available across platforms as mobile apps, online resources, desktop applications, and iBooks. Price: Free; Platform: Android, iOS, Chrome; Grades: K–5.

Teaching the Human Body Like Ms. Frizzle

Fractus Learning

For decades we have taught elementary students about the human body, starting in kindergarten and repeating multiple times through to fifth grade. We have all seen and experienced versions of these elementary classics. BioDigital also has iOS and Android apps.).