Gaming in Early Elementary Education in Australia

The CoolCatTeacher

Helen Kardiasmenos uses games to teach almost every subject in her early elementary classroom in Australia. Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet!

iPads to Differentiate Instruction in Early Elementary Education

The CoolCatTeacher

Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet! Emily Lynch is a third-grade teacher at Meadowbrook Elementary in the North Kansas City School District.

Robotics and Computer Science for Elementary Level Learners

User Generated Education

I absolutely love all of the new robotics toys that have been coming out for elementary age learners. Sphero is robotic ball that connects to your smartphone or tablets over Bluetooth.

Notes from Code Studio elementary coding training

Dangerously Irrelevant

My notes from yesterday’s elementary coding workshop… Ben Schafer , University of Northern Iowa, Facilitator.’s elementary school courses overview [VIDEO]. elementary curriculum was created in conjunction with Cal-Berkeley.

Students' Tablet, Smartphone Usage Climbs, With Strong Appetite for Apps

Marketplace K-12

Seventy-eight percent of elementary school students say they regularly use a tablet, up from 66 percent a year ago, according a survey released by Pearson and conducted by the Harris Poll.

Best Laptops for Kids 2019: The Top Laptops for Kids in Elementary School and Beyond


From our friends at TechRadar: The best laptop for kids will usually take the form of a rugged, cheap tablet… that is, if they’re to be used by young to school age kids.

MobyMax: Tablet + help differentiating instruction

iLearn Technology

The MobyMax tablet is $69!! Wifi and speakers are built-in and there is headphone input so that your students can use MobyMax Tablet independently without disturbing others. The MobyMax tablet would be a fantastic center where students can work on building skills independently.

Personalizing Early Elementary Learning with Tablets and Google for Education

District Administration

District Administration, May 2015 Using technology effectively at the early elementary level has the potential to improve achievement across grade levels in a district, by preparing elementary students to use the digital tools they will need later on in school, and in college and career Using new technology to establish a foundation of individualized learning in grades K-2. District Administration Custom Publishing Group.

Laptops, Chromebooks or tablets? Deciding what’s best for the nation’s schools

The Hechinger Report

Google’s first Chrome-powered tablet will create new competition for Apple, just as the company announced a new iPad , complete with augmented reality capability, the Apple pencil and a 10-hour battery. Both tablets will retail for $329. The post Laptops, Chromebooks or tablets?

Using Tablets and Google for Education to Support Early Elementary Learning

District Administration

District Administration, August 2015 At the Challenge to Excellence Charter School (C2E) in Parker, Colorado, educators are using tablets and Google tools in surprising ways to foster creativity, collaboration and content creation in grades K-3, while also establishing a foundation of knowledge-seeking skills that students will use in later grades. The right mix of technology and activities can help to establish foundational skills in grades K-3.

How Gamification Through Mobile Apps Can Improve Student Engagement


Elementary education in the 19th century was just about teaching children some basic learning, usually the ability to read. Educational Games & Gamification iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning Resources

Why we should teach coding in elementary school

eSchool News

Every student should have access to technology, whether it be computers, smartphones, or tablets because almost everything we do requires some form of programming. There are several advantages of learning to code in elementary school.

150+ Digital Activities for the K-2 Classroom Inside One Simple App

The CoolCatTeacher

For iPad and Google Play Tablet Devices of All Kinds From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. The challenge for many K-2 to teachers who have tablets in their classroom is finding the right app.

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OverDrive launches QuickStart eBooks for elementary schools

eSchool News

Students can read the same book at the same time on PCs, tablets, Chromebooks and more, inside and outside school. Service offers teacher-recommended titles with simultaneous access for K-5 students in class, at home and everywhere, both online and offline.

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3DBear Review: The Augmented Reality Classroom Pro

The CoolCatTeacher

First, 3D bear is a free download for smartphones and tablets. Got a smartphone or tablet?

9 Amazing Augmented Reality Apps for Teaching and Learning


We’re Seeing an Explosion of Free and Low Cost Augmented Reality Tools for Education Augmented reality (AR) has evolved in recent years and its application in classrooms is limitless. Educators. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

My New Intel All-In-One PC, Before And After #IntelAIO (Perfect Touchscreen PC for Elementary!)


An Elementary Teacher''s Opinion Keep in mind as you''re reading this review that I am not a technology specialist. An All-In-One PC is a personal computer that combines the power of a personal computer with the user experience of a tablet or laptop. You can load up Microsoft Office for traditional computing, while also having the flexibility of putting the computer literally anywhere in your classroom and turning it into a giant tablet.

Motivating Teachers to Be Excellent in the K-2 Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet! Using Book Creator in the Elementary Classroom – T his is a FREE Resource great for K-4 educators looking for ways to use Book Creator in their classroom.

Eduprotocols for Littles with Jon Corippo #kinderchat

The CoolCatTeacher

Eduprotocols for kindergarten and early elementary with the book’s co-author Jon Corippo. Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet!

Project Pals: The Perfect PBL Software for Project Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Project Pals is perfect for any student capable of using an electronic tablet, Chromebook, or device to create and share. PBL Software Review From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Class Pad: Free digital scratch paper for the math classroom

iLearn Technology

ClassPad can be accessed from tablets and computers. The ability to use a tablet or computer may help those students with dysgraphia excel in the math classroom. What it is: ClassPad is free online software that lets you digitize your math scratch paper.

How to Use Metaverse: Awesome Augmented Reality and New Features

The CoolCatTeacher

They’ll see that first screen Immediately on their phone or tablet. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Metaverse is a powerful augmented reality (AR) programming app for classrooms. I first wrote about this app in December 2017 shortly after launch.

Fearless Teaching Transforms Elementary School Classroom – Tammy Dunbar, USA

Daily Edventures

For Dunbar, the laptops and tablets were just the beginning. When we last caught up with Tammy Dunbar this past January, the 4 th and 5 th grade teacher’s district was in the middle of a massive learning transformation.

Levels in Learning, Making Room for Choice in Elementary

My Paperless Classroom

A science lab where they conduct an experiment and record their evidence and observations in our forthcoming idea of a tablet-based science notebook (suggestions appreciated.) We are not always learning about programming, , but this week it became a choice activity. Because they asked for it.

7 Ways My Interactive Display is a Key Part of My Student-Centered Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

A challenge with smaller computer screens, tablets, and smartphones is that screen real-estate seems to be shrinking. All Grades All Subjects Data Driven Instruction Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Game Based Learning High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) How to Guides.

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Metaverse for Augmented Reality: Program and Breakout in Augmented Reality

The CoolCatTeacher

So imagine this: Now you have the ability to overlay digital objects throughout the physical world, and your phone or tablet lets you peek into that “augmented world” and interact with these objects.

GradeCam: The Teacher’s Friend for Assessment

The CoolCatTeacher

You can use the camera on your Chromebook or laptop, mobile phone or tablet, or document camera. All Subjects Assessment Chromebooks Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) How to Guides.

5 Simple Ways to Improve Physical Education w/ #Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

And what they enable you to do is complete a performance and then you’ve for a given delay period to get back to the device whether it’s a laptop or an iPad or an android tablet and see that.

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3 Reasons to Use Bing in the Classroom


Earn Free Surface Tablets Outfitting your classroom with technology can be expensive. The sky is the limit! " - Dr. Cook, Principal of RM Bacon Elementary in Millville, NJ where they proudly use of Bing and One Drive to foster innovation, collaboration, and a growth mindset!

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

Education with Technology

Present mobile recorded news to two different groups (HS class and elementary class). Although the ebook is intended for grades 6-12, teachers at both the elementary and the college level can easily adapt the activities.

Big News from @Gripcase - Buy One, Give One


This is a great way for Gripcase to achieve their mission of having every iPad in a school be protected so that students can unleash the full power of their tablets. Durable. Portable. Colorful.

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

Education with Technology

Although the ebook is intended for grades 6-12, teachers at both the elementary and the college level can easily adapt the activities. Anchor Statements Android Common Core English ipad Mobile tablet CCSS ELA mobile Smartphone Tablet 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.

Kindergarten Kindness Superheroes and the DNA of Kindergarteners

The CoolCatTeacher

Now, that’s good stuff for every K-2nd grade iPad or Google Play enabled tablet! iPads to Differentiate Instruction in Early Elementary Education.

Flipgrid for every classroom

iLearn Technology

Students can respond with short video responses using any browser, Chromebook, iPad, tablet, or mobile device. What it is: Flipgrid is a video discussion platform for your classroom that lets you engage and capture learning in new and awesome ways.

Things I Wish My Teacher Knew… – SULS007

Shake Up Learning

Bonner Elementary in Moncks Corner, South Carolina. Bonner Elementary. like computers, tablets, iPads, cell phones, or other devices) everyday. The post Things I Wish My Teacher Knew… – SULS007 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Ready for our very first student interview?

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