iPads, Schoology, and BookCreator, Oh My!

Toward the end of last year my husband and I took the somewhat crazy step and bought iPads for my classroom… I know, I know… what? As a dear friend once told me, “I know what I want, and I want it now!”

Impatient much?…

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Creating Math Tutorials

One of the best ways to show you know how to do something is to teach that skill to another. In Grade 1 we like to record our learning and exhibit our understanding by making short video tutorials. In our classroom we have an iPad for each table (3-4 students) with Explain Everything installed.…
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Academic Honesty and Creative Commons

A few years ago in connection to a presentation Samuel was giving, we made a digital booklet of how to find media teachers/students can use without infringing copyright. As I have started working with my students to create media products this year I have wondered how this might look in a lower elementary classroom and what apps/sites can help students use other people’s work honestly.…

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Happy Prince iBook

Little background info for the next post…

Last year we worked with students at the International Grammar School to create a iBook. The students were apart of an extension group identified as gifted in music composition that Samuel, as Composer in Residence, was working with.…

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Remixing Content: Deepen Learning through Student-Created Lessons

Faculty eCommons

The best way to learn something is to teach it.
This old adage is true for teachers and students. While content creation is often considered the instructor’s domain, students can benefit from becoming content creators: they ……

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