Tagged with 4th grade

Pages: A Powerful Classroom Tool

Pages: A Powerful Classroom Tool

I’ve encouraged students to use many apps in the past as word processors.  For the first time ever, I now understand how powerful and easy Pages is to use on the iPad.  For years I’ve created things on Pages with my MacBook.  Pages has been a great tool for me, but I was reluctant to allow students … Continue reading

Socrative: The Scantron for today!

Socrative: The Scantron for today!

What is the absolute worst chore in a household? Laundry.  No doubt in my mind. Whenever I finally get to the bottom of my hamper and I am able to give myself a pat on the back, my husband comes home and throws a pair of khakis and a polo into the perfectly empty hamper. … Continue reading

MIA: Learning a balance in life and technology

MIA: Learning a balance in life and technology

Wondering why I haven’t blogged since OCTOBER?!??!! The answer: pregnancy and a newborn.  I have acclimated to being a mama.  Now it’s time to go back to sharing my students’ work.  Check back for ideas on how to incorporate technology into classroom management, ways to share student iPad projects, and how to develop reading comprehension … Continue reading

Two Things Kids Can Count On, Death and Worksheets

Two Things Kids Can Count On, Death and Worksheets

“An outstanding teacher is not replaced with technology.  An outstanding teacher replaces outdated resources with an appropriate use of technology.” – Me “Man, my kids didn’t do too hot on the science test,” I thought as I sat quietly hating myself on my living room couch.  Thoughts flashed through my mind.  What could I have … Continue reading