27 Word Work Apps for the Elementary Classroom

Fractus Learning

Educreations – At the end of a unit have students create a short presentation with their words. Apps iPad book creator educreations moldiv pic collage popplet skitch Whether a teacher uses Daily 5 in the classroom or not, word work is an important piece of student daily learning. This article will provide an extensive list of iOS word work apps.

20 Terrific Presentation Tech Tools for Kids!

Kleinspiration

One is a 10-page ebook compilation of 20 recommendations by educators for online and mobile device tech tools to use with upper elementary or middle school students. Educreations 3. education Educreations free technology for teachers Haiku Deck Laura Candler Popplet presentation tools Screenr Storybird Tech Tools technology Toontastic web tools for kids

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An Educator's Challenge! iPads in an Elementary Classroom

MSEDTechie

Each year, I am seeing more and more students entering elementary school with technology knowledge greater than ever before. Our elementary students now, have never had a time in their lives where technology wasn''t present. Here are some easy ways for getting started with iPads in your elementary classroom. Try having them earn an iPad license here or check out these simple iPad introductory lessons here QR Codes- Using QR codes in an elementary classroom can be a lifesaver!

Screencast Tools to Demonstrate Student Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

Explain Everything (iOS, Android and Chromebooks), Educreations (iOS and the web) and ShowMe (iOS, Android and Chromebooks) are similar with a blank canvas you can add pdfs, images, drawings, shapes, colors, text, audio, and more! Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar !

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Screencast Tools to Demonstrate Student Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

Explain Everything (iOS, Android and Chromebooks), Educreations (iOS and the web) and ShowMe (iOS, Android and Chromebooks) are similar with a blank canvas you can add pdfs, images, drawings, shapes, colors, text, audio, and more! Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar !

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Setting Up Digital Workstations

Kleinspiration

If you only have one iPad, you can use EduCreations to internally flip your classroom for a specific station/content area. cash bash centers differentiated instruction digital workstations education elementary projects Kleinspiration Learning Resources teaching technology centers technology stations Encouraging Choice, Collaboration, and Fun! give away at the bottom of this post - Have you ever ran out of time when teaching a lesson?

Edtech Tools for SPED, Math, and Reading

A Principal's Reflections

Over the past two years, I have been blessed to partner with District 205 in Elmhurst, IL.

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10 Reasons to Screencast in Your Class and 7 Best-in-class Tools

Ask a Tech Teacher

I’ve started for you by noting cost, what digital devices they work best on, and suggested age group: Educreations . Educreations is a virtual whiteboard for direct teaching or explanations, complete with colored ink choices and the ability to import images. The program is easy to use, even for students, and you can save finished videos to your teacher account as well as the Educreations community. Best suited for lower elementary and is designed for iPads.

Developing Asynchronous Remote Learning Tasks

A Principal's Reflections

One of my favorite examples I saw during a coaching visit to Wells Elementary School was a Tic-Tac-Toe board that included formative assessment, purposeful use of technology, and differentiation, which you can read about in detail HERE.

Peer Instruction 3.0 – When students do the teaching…with video

Turn to Your Neighbor

Students have been using the app EDUcreations to create these screencasts. contact-form] Filed under: Best Practices , Elementary School , Flipped classroom , flippedtip , fliptip , High Schools , How to flip a class , How to flip your classroom , Humanities , Making good videos , Middle School , Peer Instruction , Screencasts , Small class sizes , Social Sciences , The Neighborhood , What is a flipped classroom?

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6 Ideas for Creating Math Centers – From Beth Holland

EdTechTeacher

Armed with screencasting tools such as Explain Everything (iOS, ChromeOS, Android, & Windows), Educreations (iOS & web), or SnagIt (ChromeOS), students can now talk their way through problems and explain their thinking. First, she created a center where each student used Educreations to create video story that presented a math problem. Because Educreations allows students to share with a link, they were able to add them to a shared Padlet.

Pair Activities with Mobile Devices

Teacher Reboot Camp

Check out these Educreation monster drawings by elementary students. Have students use apps like Puppet Pals , Toontastic , Sock Puppets , Buddy Poke Pro (iOS/Android), Voxer (iOS/Android), or Piiig Walkie Talkie (for elementary) to practice role plays. “Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.” ” – Henry Ford. Our learners love their mobile devices.

Dropbox + Pinterest + SMART Exchange for Teachers + Common Core = ClassConnect

Kleinspiration

I just an elementary teacher loving what he''s created and enjoying sharing it with others! You can even have student groups creating the content via Educreations or Camtasia Studio! click here to make IWB videos with your iPad via Educreations click here to download your free 30 day trial of Camtasia Studio via TechSmith click here to view my ClassConnect content Sal Khan and The Gates Foundation on Flipping your Classroom recently seen on 60 minutes.

How to Craft a Learner-Centered Classroom – Guest Post from Ann Feldmann

EdTechTeacher

One area where I have focused over the past few months is integrating technology and math in the primary classroom with my colleague, Meagan Cinfel ( @mcinfel ), a first grade #iPadAcademy teacher at Central Elementary in Bellevue Public Schools. Meagan also creates screencasts of actual math worksheets using Educreations – a great app for creating screencasts. Educreations. This guest post from Ann Feldmann first appeared on Daily Genius.

5 Tips That Foster Collaborative Professional Learning

EdTech Magazine

A few years ago, a group at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte received a grant from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction that paid for notebooks and software for creating a professional development program for elementary school teachers. For example, if it’s just a cute little game for elementary school students, it’s not meeting the goal of enhancing learning. 5 Tips That Foster Collaborative Professional Learning. jena.passut_7651.

Escape Summer Slump with the 4 Cs

Graphite Blog

Shadow Puppet Edu : Resource-rich video slide show creator a gem for elementary classrooms. Educreations : Enliven lessons and presentations with easy-to-use tool. The year is drawing to a close, state testing is over, and teachers are packing up their rooms. And while students are getting excited about their summer freedom, some parents and teachers might be worried about kids forgetting all they've learned during the school year.

iPad Basic Training for Teachers

EdTechSandyK

Additionally, a principal at one of our elementaries had secured funding to purchase an iPad for each of his teachers. Module 1: Vision and Basic Operations Module 2: Email, Calendar, Web Browsing, General Settings Module 3: App Management Module 4: Camera, iBooks, Educreations Teachers needed to receive credit for completing the modules, so we set up eCourses in our Eduphoria Workshop system which include quizzes at the end based on the proficiency checklist.

Escape Summer Slump with the 4 Cs

Graphite Blog

Shadow Puppet Edu : Resource-rich video slide show creator a gem for elementary classrooms. Educreations : Enliven lessons and presentations with easy-to-use tool. The year is drawing to a close, state testing is over, and teachers are packing up their rooms. And while students are getting excited about their summer freedom, some parents and teachers might be worried about kids forgetting all they've learned during the school year.

Introduction to iPads: Part 2--iPad Integration

wwwatanabe

Educreations is similar to ShowMe because it too functions as an interactive whiteboard and is easy to use. However, Educreations allows you to add pages to the presentation and different types of paper, but it does not have an erasor (it uses "undo" instead). Geared more towards primary/elementary). 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.

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Tips for iPads in Classroom

wwwatanabe

We are starting our second year of having iPads in our elementary classrooms, our Title I CCJH classrooms, and some of our AJHS classrooms. ShowMe and Educreations are apps that function as interactive whiteboards that record what you say as you write on the screen. We''ve created a list of tips for managing the equipment in our classrooms. Tip 1: Team decisions regarding equity Will you break the cart up across your grade level? If so, who will host the cart in their room?

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Favorite Tech Tools For Social Studies Classes

MindShift

BookFlix is a tool Langenhorst uses to get lower elementary level students interested in non-fiction. Educreations is another presentation tool that can aid in flipping the classroom or letting kids explain their thinking. Educreations allows students to record their voice, draw and import pictures,” Langenhorst said. The free version limits how many Educreations can be made on one account, but teachers in Rock Valley just change old ones.

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Make Reading Relevant with Thematic Units

Graphite Blog

Units for younger students might include more read aloud content while units for upper elementary or middle school students might focus more heavily on articles or reading parts of non-fiction texts. For elementary age students I recommend looking for ebooks at Epic! -- Unlimited Books for Kids and Zing!, They can use any app of their choice, with popular choices being Educreations , My Story, Haiku Deck , Adobe Voice , Pages , and 30Hands.

Make Reading Relevant with Thematic Units

Graphite Blog

Units for younger students might include more read-aloud content while units for upper elementary or middle school students might focus more heavily on articles or reading parts of nonfiction texts. For elementary school-age students, I recommend looking for ebooks at Epic! -- Unlimited Books for Kids and Zing!, They can use any app of their choice, with popular choices being Educreations , My Story, Haiku Deck , Adobe Voice , Pages , and 30Hands.

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

EdTechSandyK

Distict #1 : Principal of an elementary school shared that as part of their 1:1 initiative, they want to create a bank of lessons created by students based on [link] which Alan shared last time. Good apps for creating tutorials: Explain Everything, Screen Chomp, Educreations District #2 : Revisiting their BYOD initiative. Notes from day 2 of TASA''s Leadership for the Digital Age with Alan November.

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