Think Different #40
Resources for the Week of Nov. 5, 2017
How to Use Do Not Disturb While Driving on iPhone
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Technology in Pre-Kindergarten
Incorporating the right technology into the classroom is important. The power of Apple, and it’s powerful app tools, allow student to create and share seamlessly. This book illustrates how fun and easy it is to get started.
- Available on iPad, iPhone and Mac.
- Click here to download
Thanksgiving Resources and ideas for lessons
Celebrating Diversity and Peace This Thanksgiving
A huge thank you to Shelly Terrell of Teacher Reboot Camp for sharing these resources.
More than ever our students need to see meaningful examples of how the U.S. was built on various cultures coming together to collaborate, learn, and help each other.
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This is the 5th year we have offered iPad iCamp Day in the College of Education at Kansas State University. This year, we have a wonderful workshop presenter. I have gotten to know Kelly over the last 6 years and oh my goodness, what a gem. Kelly is full of energy, knowledgeable, organized and spends her time helping teachers integrate technology in her district.
- Friday, January 12, 2018
- Where: 1088 Business Building, Kansas State University
- Cost: $60 (includes lunch) space is limited
- Registration is Open http://coe.k-state.edu/events/ipad-camp.html
- KSU Education Majors: Earn 6 Professional Points
We'll look at teaching and learning with iPads and be reminded of best instructional practices to engage and enhance student learning. What’s hAPPening in your class? Come and discover how powerful iPad apps can bring collaboration and creativity into your classroom. Find your classroom “ POWER ZONE ” while students connect to content.
EMPOWER, INSPIRE and INTEGRATE technology in a way that can enhance how you teach and how students learn. It is about creating not just consumption. Come and be inspired.
This will be a hands-on workshop you will be doing and creating!
What we want and find most useful are: apps, examples of how they are used in class and time for hands-on creation or practice.
Another very important thing most teachers have trouble with is - How do I get the student’s project off this device? We can explore different avenues to use, especially with a shared iPad.
In the morning, participants will be introduced to an app/idea or lesson. We will explore real-life examples and then there will be time to create a practice together.
- SAMR – Finding the right tool for the right task. (Mixing paper and technology.)
- Explain Everything – the regular way to use Explain Everything and creating sorting activities.
- Power Zone apps (Notability, One Note, Scanner Pro, Good Notes, PDF annotating, Nearpod) Getting away from your doc camera and getting in the zone with students.
- Tiny Tap
- Adobe apps – Spark Video, Spark Page, Spark Post
- Padlet, Classkick, Seesaw
- Quizizz, Kahoot!, Quizlet, Quizlet Diagrams, Quizlet Live
- Fav people to follow on Twitter and YouTube
- HP5 Tools
- SMART Badges – Professional Development
In the afternoon, we will do a mini version of the AppMazing Race and participants will experience the Escape Room created in Kelly's district.
Plenty of active learning and examples you can take back and use immediately, along with lots of collaboration, brain breaks, and more. Get read for active learning and tons of fun!!