How do I help my students use iPads? Teaching students to troubleshoot and use iPads effectively

The CoolCatTeacher

In today’s show, she digs deep about how she teaches her students to use iPads. The post How do I help my students use iPads? In today’s show, she digs deep about how she teaches her students to use iPads.

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iPad Math Journals in Kindergarten

iTeach with iPads

To reinforce these iPad skills, we have pattern blocks in our math center and real geoboards. Beginning of the School Year In the Classroom beginning of the school year and ipads ipads in kindergarten math with ipads

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The Power of the iPad in Kindergarten

iTeach with iPads

Last week, our school iPads were replaced. We were very excited to exchange our iPad 2’s for the new iPad Air. Our old iPads served us well but were suffering from frequent app crashes. So, yes, I am thrilled to have our iPads back.

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Visionary Leadership and iPads

iTeach with iPads

I saw educational leaders excited about providing their students the very best possible advantages with 1:1 iPads. When I look at what the 1:1 iPad deployment has meant for my kindergarten students, I watch them using the power of this device to maximize their learning.

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iPads and Science in Kindergarten

iTeach with iPads

We made a chart of describing words and then, we grabbed our iPads. Giving children a variety of experiences and enhancing those experiences with the iPads creates long-lasting connections with learning.

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iPad Magic: 6 Ideas Every iPad Teacher Needs to Know

The CoolCatTeacher

Want to show your cursor on the iPad screen? There’s a trick for these things and more on the iPad. Today, Tony Vincent shares six ideas every iPad teacher needs to know. iPad Magic: 6 Ideas Every iPad Teacher Needs to Know. He is one of my Go To people for iPads.

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Building Early Literacy Skills With iPads

iTeach with iPads

So, while this is all fresh on my mind, I am going to share a few work samples from some of our recent literacy activities on iPads. When we use the iPads to enhance literacy skills, we are synthesizing both tangible and intangible language.

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Using the iPad for Addition

iTeach with iPads

Apps I Use Personalized Learning iPads and math ipads in kindergarten personalizing learning with ipads teaching and learning with iPads The essence of mathematics is not to make simple things complicated, but to make complicated things simple. -S. Gudder.

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Using the iPad for Writing in Kindergarten

iTeach with iPads

For those those that have difficulty finding inspiration, we utilize the camera app on the iPad. Anchor Charts In the Classroom Literacy Personalized Learning The Art of Teaching Writing ipads in kindergarten ipads in the classroom personalizing learning with ipads writing with ipads

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Using iPads to Plan in Kindergarten

iTeach with iPads

They will open their notes app on their iPads and write out their plan for the day. Apps I Use In the Classroom Literacy Personalized Learning Writing ipads in education ipads in kindergarten personalized learning teaching and learning with iPads

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Mid-March Madness with iPads in Kindergarten

iTeach with iPads

Sometimes the kids choose paper, sometimes iPad. Apps I Use Literacy Personalized Learning Writing ipads in education ipads in kindergarten Personalized Learning with ipads teaching with iPads All the world is a laboratory to the inquiring mind. Martin H. Fischer.

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Creativity and Inspiration with iPads in Kindergarten

iTeach with iPads

Apps I Use In the Classroom Literacy Personalized Learning Writing ipads and personalized learning ipads in kindergarten teaching and learning with iPads A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.-Brad Brad Henry.

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iPad Mania: 20 ideas for sparking interest in class with iPads

Ditch That Textbook

When Steve Jobs introduced the world to the iPad, it was a marvel that had the potential to make big change. The iPad’s possibilities in education were seen quickly and have developed over time. Ed Tech app smashing apps creative teaching edtech educational technology ipad

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@Nearpod: Teaching Smarter with iPads


Nearpod: the iPad Teacher''s must have tool I''ve been meaning to post about Nearpod for a few weeks; however, with the ISTE conference and arranging my recent give-away (thanks Nearpod for supporting), I''ve been a bit swamped. Nearpod is a free app you can download to your iPad.

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My favorite iPad case for kids!


One item I kept seeing everyone walk around with were these really cool iPad cases. The case is light weight, comfortable, and keeps the iPad safe - which is KEY for little ones (like Jacob)! they have cases for iPad minis , too! This way, the kids can stand their iPad up when working. They even have charging carts that allow you to keep your iPads safe in their cases without having to remove them each time. Durable. Portable. Colorful.

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Turn your iPad into a Clicker for Students!


turning your iPad into a Clicker System A friend of mine, David ( @ dkapuler ), just sent me an email about a great new app that can offer teachers immediate feedback so that they can adjust their instruction in real time. The Answer Pad.

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Building Vocabulary with iPads

iTeach with iPads

Using word walls, mentor texts, non-fiction texts across all subjects, and especially creation apps on the iPad give students many opportunities to interact with new vocabulary. Consider using creation apps on the iPad to help develop student vocabulary.

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iPads in Kindergarten: Creating, Innovating and Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Caitlin Arakawa @caitlin_arakawa shares what she learned in her first year with iPads in kindergarten. In today’s show, Caitlin Arakawa talks about iPads in kindergarten and shares: Her favorite apps. The best thing about iPads.

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Phonics Strategies for Young Learners Using the iPad

iTeach with iPads

Fortunately, I have iPads to assist in meeting the needs of all students, regardless of their skill level. Apps I Use Beginning of the School Year In the Classroom Literacy Personalized Learning early literacy strategies ipads in education ipads in kindergarten personalizing learning

What Should We Be Doing? Using iPads to Personalize Learning

iTeach with iPads

In our iPad math journals, students aren’t given a closed ended question that has one answer. In the Classroom Literacy Personalized Learning ipads in kindergarten ipads in the classroom Personalized Learning with ipads teaching with iPads

Making Music with iPads and #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Justin Kamp @kampmiltonmusic Kids can learn to make music with iPads and technology. Want to hear another episode about iPads and edtech. Karen Lirenman and Kristen Wideen share awesome apps for iPads in the elementary classroom.

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Touchscreen Chromebooks: the iPad killers in schools?

Ditch That Textbook

I have worked with all sorts of digital devices in my own classroom — desktop computers, laptops, Chromebooks, iPads, student cell phones and a variety of others.

BEST OF SEASON 1: iPads in Kindergarten

The CoolCatTeacher

Caitlin Arakawa tops the list with her show about how she uses iPads in Kindergarten. The post BEST OF SEASON 1: iPads in Kindergarten appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

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Win an iPad Mini from @MasteryConnect


Mastery Connect in a Nutshell Their current offer contest is pretty simple, to get started all you have to do is create a video or screencast sharing a MasteryConnect tip, trick, or experience, and you can be entered to win an iPad Mini.

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30+ iPad Resources

The Mobile Native

Only One iPad in the Classroom? iPad Apps Separated by Subject Area 3. iPad and iPod Resources 4. The 55 Best Free Educational Apps for iPad 5. 15 Literacy Apps to Create Books on the iPad 6. 23 Ways to Use the iPad in a PBL Classroom 7. iPad Livebinder 21.

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Paper 53 Is The ‘Sketch-iPad’ You Always Wanted


Tagged: App , art , edtech , education , ipad , lessons , paper 53 , teaching. education App art edtech ipad lessons paper 53 teachingPaper 53 is a brilliant app which combines drawings, notes, photos and sketches. It is available on the Appstore.

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Honored to join EdTechTeacher's iPad Summit!

Two Guys and Some iPads

Brad and I are incredibly honored to be featured speakers for EdTechTeacher's iPad Summit in San Diego February 2-3, 2016. We plan to bring together thought leaders, iPad education experts, Google for Education Certified Trainers, and talented educators who are trailblazing in education.

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New tablets for Education - comparing the new Acer Chromebook Tab 10 and the new Apple iPad

Educational Technology Guy

Last week had two interesting announcements for EDU - a new iPad and the Acer Chromebook Tab 10 tablet. There have been a lot of different reactions from the two, but most reactions were very positive towards the Chromebook Tab and very "meh" to the new iPad.

Using the iPad Camera with Young Students

iTeach with iPads

One of the questions I get asked most often regarding the use of iPad devices in early childhood classrooms is “How do I get started?” ” If you’ve not used the iPad with young children before, it can seem a bit overwhelming.

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Two Guys, Two iPads, Unlimited Ideas

Two Guys and Some iPads

Two Guys, Two iPads, Unlimited Ideas By Christine Garland You know Hogwarts, J.K. augmented reality augmented reality in education Brad Waid Drew Minock EdReach remind 101 the two guys show Two Guys two guys and some iPads

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iPads for Masterful Math: Randomizing Formative Math Assessment

The CoolCatTeacher

Dr. Sean Nank’s research shows that the single biggest method for improving learning with iPads is to use online formative assessments. You do not need iPads to implement and learn from this research. Vicki: So, what kind of formative assessments are you doing on the iPads?

An Australian Math Classroom with iPads

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Tom Davidson @trdvo shares how he uses iPads in his math classes to teach. If you’re using iPads or want to compare how math is being taught somewhere else, this is a wonderful classroom Wednesday that you don’t want to miss! An Australian math classroom with iPads.

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Engaging Kindergartners with Technology: Augmented Reality, Ipads, QR Codes and More

The CoolCatTeacher

Engaging Kindergartners with Technology: Augmented Reality, Ipads, QR Codes and More. Ipads and Augmented Reality. Greg: One way is iPads. Most of the kids are completely familiar with iPads and tablets and phones, so we have some iPads in the classroom with some folders.

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iPad Apps 4 Schools - great site with info and resources for iPads in Education

Educational Technology Guy

iPad Apps for School is another site from Richard Byrne, author of Free Technology for Teachers and Android 4 Schools. If you use iPads as an educator, administrator, or student, or your school is looking at using them, you should check out this site.

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Building Reading Comprehension with iPads

iTeach with iPads

To me one of the most important skills learned in elementary school is reading comprehension –Erik Mickelson. Are you feeling it? You know…the drag of a winter gone on a little too long and spring just slightly out of reach? Are you feeling pulled in a million different directions?

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Using the iPad for Deeper Learning

iTeach with iPads

Next, students were able to work together on their iPad devices to compose numbers in a variety of ways. Deeper learning is the process of learning for transfer.

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Using the iPad to Develop Student Agency

iTeach with iPads

In our kindergarten class, we have found using the iPad a great way to encourage student agency, particularly in literacy. The iPad provides students with opportunities to create learning, expand learning, and share learning with authentic audiences beyond the classroom.

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#01: Awesome Apps for iPads in the Elementary Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Karen Lirenman ( @ KLirenman ) and Kristen Wideen ( @ mrswideen ) have written the definitive book on using iPads in the elementary classroom, Innovate with iPad: Lessons to Transform Learning in the Classroom. The problem with iPads is there are so many apps and so many choices.

Breaking News: Today - Educreations Launches New iPad App and Turns Your iPad Into an Interactive Whiteboard


Available for the first time ever today, the new iPad app from Educreations will transform teaching. Using this app will turn your iPad into an interactive whiteboard, and allow you to plan, create, and share lessons in far less time than before.

Saving Big Money with iPads and Google Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Kyle Taylor @kyletaylor13 and his school have implemented iPads with Google Classroom and are saving half (yes, I said half) of what it previously cost to set up a classroom with technology. Why iPads are well suited for creation.

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Fostering Mathematical Mindsets with iPads in the Classroom from Mason


And when classrooms go one-to-one with iPads, this enhances opportunities to foster the mathematical mindsets of students in the classroom. Help students make relevant connections to mathematical concepts by photographically capturing the world around them using the iPad’s c amera.

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Adobe Releases New Storytelling App for iPad

Educational Technology Guy

Adobe recently released a new Storytelling App for iPad. Adobe Voice, a new animated video app for iPad, that gives anyone the ability to create and share engaging video stories. The app requires iPad 2 or higher and iOS 7.

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Checking in on The State of the iPad in Education in 2015


When Apple released the iPad in 2010, they took the world by. Creative Commons License Image Source With Competition Slowly Creeping in, How Goes it for the Behemoth of the Classroom Tablet Scene? Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

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