Pair Activities with Mobile Devices

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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.

20 Terrific Presentation Tech Tools for Kids!

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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.

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Create Short Animated Videos for Learning With the Tellagami App

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What I Like About Tellagami The app is free for both iOS and Android mobile devices, which makes it ideal for both 1:1 and BYOD learning environments. This Gami uses a screen shot created with the Educreations app to explain a math procedure.

10 Web Tools and Apps for Creating Screencast Videos

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What follows are a list of free web tools and apps to record a desktop, mobile screen, or whiteboard. Other iPad apps similar to Explain Everything are Educreations (web version), Screen Chomp , and ShowMe.

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Pump Students Up with Digital Icebreakers

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Learning to Go also contains editable handouts and rubrics that are mobile-friendly. Here are a few of the ideas I talked about during my presentation: Mobile Show and Tell - Divide students into small groups (3 to 5 students). Mobile Me Pictionary - Give each student 3 notecards.

It's ALL ABOUT TIME! Mobile Projects in Minutes

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I had a the opportunity to attend a workshop on "5 Minute Mobile Projects" for students at the Midwest Technology conference. The kids we teach in 2013, are a part of the Mobile Generation, and Digital Natives.

Digital Activities & Icebreakers for Gen Y

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GET YOUR COPY OF THE 30 GOALS FOR TEACHERS OR LEARNING TO GO , WHICH HAS DIGITAL AND MOBILE ACTIVITIES AND HANDOUTS. Mobile Show and Tell - Divide students into small groups (3 to 5 students). Each student spends about 30 seconds sharing a personal photo from a mobile device and the anecdote behind the photo. Recreate a Photo - Students choose one of the Mobile Show and Tell images to recreate as a group. Mobile Me Pictionary - Give each student 3 notecards.

Video Projects to Engage Learners: 20+ Tools & Tips

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They can edit videos taken with their mobile devices with apps like Splice for iOS devices and VidEditor. Some of my favorite video creation tools and apps for quick video productions, include Powtoons , Animoto , Educreations , ToonDoo, Touchcast, Instagram, Magisto , Popcorn Maker , Wideo, and Dvolver. Free mobile apps for adding special effects, include Quo Movie FX, Creature FX, Action Movie FX, Game Your Video iOS app, Directr.co

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It All Adds Up! 25+ Math Resources, Apps, & Tools

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Try Educreations , Touchcast , or Powtoons. See this example by Mrs. Wideen’s first graders using Educreations ! ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Effective Technology Integration clil clil math math mobile learning apps STEAM STEM“It isn’t that they cannot see the solution. It is that they cannot see the problem.” ” – GK Chesterton.

Digital Notetaking to Stimulate Their Minds

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EduCreations web/iPad app - Interactive whiteboard and screen recording app. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Cool Sites Effective Technology Integration English Language Teaching Mobile Learning What Works for English Language Learners digital research graphic organizers note-taking notes notetaking notetaking apps sketch notes Social Bookmarking stickynotes visual mapping

Frightful Learning! 70+ Apps, Tools, Ideas & Resources

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Play mobile games that teach math and science like Solve the Outbreak (iOS/Android), Math vs Zombies (iOS/Android), Monster Physics (iOS), Zombie Physics (iOS), and Halloween Counting & Words Games (iOS). Try Comic Master or the ComicsHead iOS/Android mobile app. Try this as a web or mobile activity with Educreations or Let’s Learn How to Draw Monsters. It is based on a famous game that I played in my teens before mobile devices were mainstream.

Digital Notetaking to Stimulate Their Minds

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EduCreations web/iPad app - Interactive whiteboard and screen recording app. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Cool Sites Effective Technology Integration English Language Teaching Mobile Learning What Works for English Language Learners digital research graphic organizers note-taking notes notetaking notetaking apps sketch notes Social Bookmarking stickynotes visual mapping

3 Organizational Apps to Start the School Year

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Educreations. One of the standouts in this screencasting field is Educreations. Educreations can be linked to file locations like Dropbox and Google Drive as well as LMS communities like Edmodo. Overall: Educreations is everything a whiteboard wants to grow up to be.

20 Tools, Apps, & Tips for Engaging Assessment

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Try assessment with interactive whiteboard tools and apps like Educreations , SyncSpace (iOS/Android), Explain Everything , and ScreenChomp. See this example by Mrs. Wideen’s first graders using Educreations ! Find this activity in my book, Learning to Go: Lesson Ideas for Mobile Devices. It is a free app for teachers to use their mobile devices to scan paper markers students hold up to answer a question.

iPad Basic Training for Teachers

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The purposes for this initiative were to give teachers an additional tool for teaching and learning and to familiarize teachers with mobile devices in anticipation of more iPads being purchased for classroom use and a grades 6-12 BYOD program coming in the next school year.

Some app substitutions for iPad apps to use on a Chromebook

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Chromebooks - apps recommendations and substitutions Many “apps” made for iOS and Android aren’t meant to be used as apps on a Chromebook, anymore than they would be on a Mac or Windows device. You can just use the website. Others have web apps and/or extensions.

Frightful Learning! 70+ Apps, Tools, Ideas & Resources

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Play mobile games that teach math and science like Solve the Outbreak (iOS/Android), Math vs Zombies (iOS/Android), Monster Physics (iOS), Zombie Physics (iOS), and Halloween Counting & Words Games (iOS). Try Comic Master or the ComicsHead iOS/Android mobile app. Try this as a web or mobile activity with Educreations or Let’s Learn How to Draw Monsters. It is based on a famous game that I played in my teens before mobile devices were mainstream.

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

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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.

Teach with Music and Songs: 35+ Resources and Web Tools

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Try Lucid Chart and screencasting tools, like Educreations and Screencast-o-matic. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. “Music is the universal language of mankind.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow​.

Groovy Grammar! Tools, Apps, & Ideas for Learning Grammar

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Get your students to create a similar video with a screencast tool (Educreations or Screen-o-matic). ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital and mobile activities for any device with handouts. “Who climbs the Grammar-Tree; distinctly knows Where Noun, and Verb, and Participle grows… “- Decimus Junius Juvenalis, Satire VI. With digital devices, learners are writing and speaking everyday. Often, our learners communicate with an international audience.

Goal: Make It About the Relationships

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Mobile Show and Tell – Divide students into small groups (3 to 5 students). Each student spends about 30 seconds sharing a personal photo from a mobile device and the anecdote behind the photo. Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful !

STEAM It Up for Struggling Students! 15+ Resources

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Make it mobile! Recommended apps include BookCreator iOS/Android App , Educreations , and Evernote. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital and mobile activities for any device with handouts. Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers ! “It isn’t that they cannot see the solution. It is that they cannot see the problem.” ” – GK Chesterton. Find the slides, tips and resources for my presentation, STEAM It Up for Students!

5 Must-have tools for Ed Conferences

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There are great app alternatives to Evernote/OneNote: Educreations –turns your iPad into a recordable whiteboard. These three are new to me so I’ll see which I like: OneTouch Business Cards app –FREE–Create your own professional mobile-business card in just a few seconds.

Presently Perfect! 10 Powerful Presentation Tools for Educators

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4) Educreations - This FREE app and website, allows you to make cool presentations using an interactive whiteboard format on the app. Use it to teach a unit, and share it to the Educreations community site. 7) Tellagami a mobile app that lets you create and share a quick presentations.

How to go Paperless in Your Classroom

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Options include Jing (provides a link to a video), Screencast-o-matic (provides a video that can be embedded or uploaded to YouTube), and Educreations. Would you trade your smartphone for a 1983 Nokia mobile phone?

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Top 15 Sites and Apps for Flipped Learning

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With Mobile Learning and BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) becoming more mainstream, "Flipped Classroom" models are happening more and more, leading me to create my list of favorite tools for "flipping a classroom". Top 15 Sites and Apps for a Flipped Learning Answer Pad - The ultimate assessment tool for teachers to use w/ their mobile devices or browser to gauge student's learning. Also, students can view the lessons at home on their mobile devices and learn at their own pace.

Escape Summer Slump with the 4 Cs

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Educreations : Enliven lessons and presentations with easy-to-use tool. MIT App Inventor : Fun programming site gets kids to build their own mobile apps. The year is drawing to a close, state testing is over, and teachers are packing up their rooms.

Go Paperless for Earth Day

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Options include Jing (provides a link to a video), Screencast-o-matic (provides a video that can be embedded or uploaded to YouTube), and Educreations. Would you trade your smartphone for a 1983 Nokia mobile phone? Earth Day is April 22nd.

Tons of Classroom Examples Using Augmented Reality with @Aurasma - A Complete How-To Guide!

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view my video demonstration below - click play) I ma de the video used as the overlay in the above video using Educreations. I also did the above video Aura on my desktop, no t my mobile device. I''ll admit, it''s much easier using a mobile device.

Has Your School Reached an Edtech Plateau? Here’s the Key to Moving the Needle

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Teachers: Model appropriate etiquette with edtech for students When I work with teachers, one obstacle they say is in the way of them letting students use mobile devices every day in their classrooms is the distraction factor. or Piktochart or Canva ) or to create an explainer video (with Explain Everything or Educreations ) to show their conclusions based on their work.

Favorite Tech Tools For Social Studies Classes

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The desktop or mobile app helps keep track of websites students are often using, displaying them as an easy-click icon. Educreations is another presentation tool that can aid in flipping the classroom or letting kids explain their thinking.

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Just Another Typical Day

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He used an app on his iPad called Educreations to create the lesson. For her Biology class, the students worked with partners using the computers in class and their mobile learning to conduct an investigation to identify who first coined the term ''cells'' and what aided this discovery.

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Escape Summer Slump with the 4 Cs

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Educreations : Enliven lessons and presentations with easy-to-use tool. MIT App Inventor : Fun programming site gets kids to build their own mobile apps. The year is drawing to a close, state testing is over, and teachers are packing up their rooms.

Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube, Oh My! 4 Tools for Picting in the Classroom

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Picting by the Numbers Snapchat, a mobile app that allows users to capture video and pictures that disappear after a few seconds, has over 173 million daily users and the average number of Snaps per day hovers around 2.5 I recently explained to him what a screencast is and that he can also create them using Screencastify , Educreations , Explain Everything or even Seesaw and then upload to his YouTube channel. We’ve all heard it before: “A picture is worth a thousand words.”