Teaching with tablets? Find and share recommendations for apps and advice on how to integrate them throughout the school day.
- Even when students are working with apps and devices, their learning should be social and connected to the world around them.
- Three ideas for fostering collaboration, critical thinking, communication, and creativity with easy-to-use apps and tools.
- Students engaged in a five-week app design process in part to examine their own use of technology.
- Checking for understanding is good for both students and teachers. We’ve rounded up a variety of digital tools to help you do it.
- 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 professional quality movies using iOS devices (iPads and iPhones) and Android tablets.
- If you're concerned that a) elementary school students don't have the ability to code, b) there's no room in the curriculum, and c) you don't possess coding chops to teach programming skills, throw out those worries. Explore these free, or almost free, tools, sites and apps that require no coding background or expertise.
- Guiding your students to get the most out of digital portfolios takes careful planning, and we have ideas to help you get started.
- Flashes of creative thought can be difficult for students to capture, so we rounded up a few apps that can help.
- We’ve collected dozens of apps and tools for your bring-your-own-device classroom, with options for student writing, presentations, screencasting, assessment, and more.
- Despite arguments to the contrary, computers can be effective for note taking—if we adequately support students in using them.
- With digital tools like Nearpod, Classkick, Educreations, Explain Everything, and Seesaw, teachers can leverage student-centered, personalized learning in whole-group instruction, guided and independent practice, and reflection.
- Looking for advice on integrating iPads in K-2 classrooms? In this curated guide, we've compiled resources to help you find apps, learn about best practices, and explore ideas for engaging activities.
- Giving feedback that is non-evaluative, specific, timely, and goal-related will provide students with opportunities to revise and improve their work and deepen their understanding.
- Edutopia blogger Monica Burns, recognizing that written storytelling doesn't come easily to every child, has hunted down six iPad apps that will bring fun and creative challenge to learning this essential real-world skill.
- Choose from among these options—all free!—to develop a system for staying on top of student work, lesson plans, and resource ideas.