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Tips and Tools from TCEA

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iPad Apps

Baiboard is a collaborative whiteboard that may be used to edit images, annotate PDFs, share websites and e-sign documents:
30 Hands is used to create videos from photos, drawings or video clips

iPads in the Library - Apps for the library and classroom
Show me - Create and share lessons on the iPad.

Wordsalad - Wordsalad is an app for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. It lets you tweak the word clouds by changing colors, fonts and words orientation.

Pic-Collage - Student Interaction using picture and images.

Wordfoto - Use words to create works of art.

Flipagram - may be used with iPads and Androids as well. Create and share fun video stories.
Screenchomp - Creating screen videos on the iPad.

Green Screen by Do Ink - Create videos, tell a story, capture images and import to the camera roll, using the "green screen" effect.
App Smashing - utilizing two or more apps to create a digital project. Presentation done by McKinney ISD.
Super APP-Mazing iPad - presentation - Super App-Mazing iPad
Kahoot! - Game -based Instruction - presentation

Presentation Apps

Nearpod - Create and assess lessons using your mobile phone.

Sway - Create and share presentations and stories.

S'more - flyers, presentations.

Screencast - Create online video sharing.

Thing Link - interactive media platform using still photos.

Technology Resources

Voice Thread - Use this program to communicate, collaborate and connect with others.

Snagit - Capture images and videos quickly.

Building Readers with iPad Apps

Read On: Tech-Based Apps/Programs for Struggling Readers

Google Classroom - designed so that teachers and students can connect in the class, track their progress and achieve more together.
Adobe Aftereffects - motion graphics and visual effects

Maker Movement

STEAM by Design - TCEA2016

A High School MakerSpace Developed by High School Students - presentation -

Aldine ISD.

The Maker Movement, Programming without Coding

Maker spaces - presentation Makerspaces in K-12 Education

Featured Keynotes

Most Likely to Succeed - Movie screening

Genius Hour - Choose2Matter

What is Genius Hour? - Introduction to Genius Hour in the Classroom

PenPal Schools

PenPal Schools: Brendan & Moneer
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"The tools for learning, the best technology, the finest books, and the best resources of information don't jump out at students and automatically make a difference without an intermediary – the library media specialist" (Loertscher, 1995).