i- Pad News from Chesterbrook 815
What we knew, learned, and what we want to know
Started out the year with a review of SAMR.http://www.schrockguide.net/samr.html
Children using technology in the classroom (when schoolwork is not a chore).
Students getting creative with technology
We knew the definition of GRIT but demonstrating how we teach GRIT was another challenge.
Using i-Pads to create and learn
The following are examples of some of the children's works this year.
Password for first vimeo is respiratory
Students in first grade made commercials to advertise for Loudoun Mobile Hope - a collection of clothes and food for charity. Students worked in groups to plan and write scripts to use for their commercials. Then, we used the iPad to film!
This student read Tuck Everlasting. In the book there was magic water. As a final project, the student had to create a commercial to convince people to buy the special water.(Password -nina)
The students became very familiar with both apps.(password for both is nina)
2015-2016 Best websites and apps
Attached bookmarks helped our teachers search for websites and apps to use in their classrooms.
Next Year- Want to know.
Would want to do in-house broadcasting using technology in all classrooms.
How can teacher better use the i-Pad for instruction?