There are so many ways to use mobile devices with students. You can create interactive textbooks for children to read, ask them to explain their thinking through...Read More.
Every year at Hollywood award shows, we see fantastic movies celebrated for their rich storytelling and dynamic performances. Your students can become moviemakers, too, thanks to some powerful apps for mobile devices. With these tools, your children can take videos and edit their work to make...Read More.
When it comes to solving word problems in the math classroom, children should be able to explain their thinking. This includes identifying the strategies they used and the thought process behind their decisions. Students should use grade-appropriate math vocabulary and models that demonstrate...Read More.
There are so many ways that iPads can be used in the classroom, and one of my favorite things about these tablets is the ability to use iBooks with students. Although there are tons of great options available in the...Read More.
The Google Play Store for Android devices is full of wonderful apps that can be used to support learning in your classroom and extend this practice at home. For teachers and parents looking to utilize their Android tablet effectively, there...Read More.
New Year's Day is traditionally the time when we look back on the past 12 months and make resolutions for the next 12. If you're looking to set a goal for yourself professionally, why not focus on technology integration? This year, think of an area where you can grow!
Here are a few...Read More.
For families traveling this winter or teachers simply looking for an alternative to tablet games, there are lots of great apps for winter reading. Android devices, iPhones and iPads can be turned into ebook readers with a quick tap or swipe. Portable and kid-friendly, these interactive...Read More.
More and more classrooms are gaining access to technology that can be used with students. Whether you're modeling a lesson, creating stations or working in a one-to-one classroom, virtual tools can promote student engagement while increasing academic success.Here are some free apps for... Read More.
While it's possible to connect with educators around the world, language barriers can often get in the way of effectively communicating ideas.
This past summer, I had the amazing opportunity to meet likeminded teachers from across North America at the Apple Distinguished Educator...Read More.
An expectation of the Common Core Learning Standards is that teachers differentiate their instruction to meet the needs of all children. This includes special education and general education students, as well as English-Language Learners. One of my favorite technology tools, the QR code, can be...Read More.