How to use technology to connect, explore and investigate
Technology is everywhere!
Below are some tools to help add to your exploration including tools you may use to connect with other professionals as well as tools to use with students in the various learning environments.
For an example see the following Peel Kindergarten teachers that are tweeting:
or check out the #kinderchat hashtag to see what folks around the world are chatting about!
For a how to video click here.
For an article on how one class started click here for Tweet Tweet Go the Kindergartners from Schoolbook.
Not ready to tweet? Remember you can start with a blog! You can see Mrs. Brooker's Blog about their ducklings here. Or blog about your experiences http://crayonswandsandbuildingblocks.wordpress.com.
For an introduction to pinterest check out this 5 minute overview.
Or check out the following boards:
My Story App
Create your own stories with illustrations, pictures and your voice.
Create your own cartoon clips with the free version (upgrade for more characters). There is also a Puppet Pals 2 available.
With this free app you can design your own games.
Students or educators can be their own filmmakers with this simple app.
Create a 'scrapbook' like page of your inquiries and discoveries.
Looking for an app that allows you to collect video, audio and images. Notebinder allows you to create folders and subpages within each for different areas of learning observations.
For more ideas, click on the below popplet.