Digital Activities & Icebreakers for Gen Y

Teacher Reboot Camp

GET YOUR COPY OF THE 30 GOALS FOR TEACHERS OR LEARNING TO GO , WHICH HAS DIGITAL AND MOBILE ACTIVITIES AND HANDOUTS. You will find hashtags used on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Vine, and many other social networks. 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. Mobile Me Pictionary - Give each student 3 notecards.

Some app substitutions for iPad apps to use on a Chromebook

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Follow me on Twitter and Google+. 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.


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iPad Basic Training for Teachers


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. This is why we had been reading everything we could via Twitter and blogs and attending every session we could at professional events about mobile learning and iPads for the past three years.

Goal: Make It About the Relationships

Teacher Reboot Camp

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. Draw and Dash – Each student will need to use a piece of paper or a drawing app like Tackk, Educreations, Magic Paintbrush, or Sketchbook Express.

5 Must-have tools for Ed Conferences

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apps for Twitter/FB/G+/LI–or whatever your social media of choice is. 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. It’s summer, time for teachers to recharge their cerebral batteries.

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. Give students a method to work together using forums, LMS Discussion Boards, blogs, and even Twitter. Would you trade your smartphone for a 1983 Nokia mobile phone? Every Earth Day, someone in your school, maybe the parent group, raises the question of WHY NOT a paperless classroom?

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


Through Twitter, I was contacted by a teacher who actually teaches right down the road from my school. 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.

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


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 They are on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat before they even step into our classrooms. “If She is also an avid user of Twitter and on occasion people ask questions about the pictures she tweets so her kids typically respond via a YouTube video.