Tagged with ipads in education

Teaching Sequence of Events with Keynote

Teaching Sequence of Events with Keynote

Retelling important events is essential in reading comprehension from kindergarten.  As students progress to advanced grades, they need to be able to identify different important plot points including: the initial conflict, climax, and resolution. An engaging way to do this is through the incorporation of iPads.  During our Hatchet unit students combined multiple apps, app … Continue reading

Setting Up iPad Security For Classrooms

Setting Up iPad Security For Classrooms

Now that I am independently setting up a classroom environment with technology, I need to ensure that students are safely able to use the devices within the room.  In the past, the school district was in charge of pushing apps and setting up restrictions on iPads and the internet. When starting out without a tech … Continue reading

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

360 Degrees of Collaboration With iPads

360 Degrees of Collaboration With iPads

“The most courageous act is still to think for yourself.  Aloud” – Coco Chanel Reflection is an essential step in preparing for an upcoming school year.  A little under a year ago I made point in a post that, “An iPad is a versatile, functional, and essential tool for a classroom built around a community … Continue reading