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. They will love these novel methods of using technology to present information and reports. Educreations 3.

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An Educator's Challenge! iPads in an Elementary Classroom

MSEDTechie

Using technology everyday and teaching others about it is my passion. Each year, I am seeing more and more students entering elementary school with technology knowledge greater than ever before. Here are some easy ways for getting started with iPads in your elementary classroom.

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. Encouraging Choice, Collaboration, and Fun! give away at the bottom of this post - Have you ever ran out of time when teaching a lesson?

Differentiated math instruction using Front Row: adaptive math for K-8 classrooms!

Kleinspiration

It’s great to see this dynamic in which students are not only using technology to learn, but they’re helping each other out in real life. The iPad version has a whiteboard like educreations that the students can use to do math right in the app.

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.

6 Ideas for Creating Math Centers – From Beth Holland

EdTechTeacher

Suzy Brooks ( @SimplySuzy ) first introduced me to the concept of using technology to create learning centers through her creative use of her SMARTBoard. First, she created a center where each student used Educreations to create video story that presented a math problem.

5 Tips That Foster Collaborative Professional Learning

EdTech Magazine

Leveraging new technology for professional learning requires some creative thinking — and it also takes money. 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. Ensure that the Technology Enhances Learning. 5 Tips That Foster Collaborative Professional Learning.

iPad Basic Training for Teachers

EdTechSandyK

From all of the wonderful resources we had compiled, we needed to come up with a plan to get our teachers up-to-speed and comfortable with using iPads, while planting seeds of a vision for the use of mobile technologies in their classrooms.

Escape Summer Slump with the 4 Cs

Graphite Blog

Media and technology can help kids build these skills, and summer is a great time for this kind of exploration. Shadow Puppet Edu : Resource-rich video slide show creator a gem for elementary classrooms. Educreations : Enliven lessons and presentations with easy-to-use tool.

Favorite Tech Tools For Social Studies Classes

MindShift

She used to teach social studies, but is now the K-12 Technology Integrationist and Instructional Coach at Rock Valley Community Schools in Iowa. She emphasizes that, as with any classroom technology, teachers need to be careful not to just substitute a tech tool for an analog one.

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Escape Summer Slump with the 4 Cs

Graphite Blog

Media and technology can help kids build these skills, and summer is a great time for this kind of exploration. Shadow Puppet Edu : Resource-rich video slide show creator a gem for elementary classrooms. Educreations : Enliven lessons and presentations with easy-to-use tool.

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

EdTechSandyK

When focusing on 1:1, iPads, etc: Focus on teaching teachers to give better feedback and students to self-assess instead of the technology. Good apps for creating tutorials: Explain Everything, Screen Chomp, Educreations District #2 : Revisiting their BYOD initiative.