iPads in the Secondary Classroom
Marco Antonio Torres
I want to know...
Double click on the wall and answer the question.
Thanks for sharing!
KahootAre you ready to have some fun?
- On your device or laptop, open kahoot.it.
- Enter the Pin number projected on the screen and click Enter.
- Type in your name and click Join Game.
- Wait for the teacher to begin the game.
How well do you know the great state of Texas?
Go to m.socrative.com.
The room number is football.
Wait for the teacher to start the quiz!
Socrative also has an App for most devices!
Click Start and begin the quiz.
This is an easy one!
Let's Play Bingo!
Open bingobaker.com/play/109406 on your device.
Click the Free space.
Click the answers to the problems as they are called out.
Shout Bingo if you win!
Create trading cards for any number of categories, including:
- Fictional person
- Real person
- Fictional place
- Real place
- Vocabulary word
You can find flashcard stacks already made for the ACT, SAT, other major standardized tests and all curriculum content areas on Study Stack. Teachers and students can create an account and create their own stacks of flashcards. The site also has games, practice activities and several print options.
Click here for an example.
Click here for another example.
Check out this Pinterest Board for lots of Desmos video tutorials.
If you do not have an account, select Sign Up at the bottom of the screen. (no email required)
Click Add Class.
Type in the Code - dwnpVm.
Click Join the Class.
Choose the Blue Start Button under the video.
Click the Play button to begin the assignment.
- Speller with 18 languages
- Learn mode to track progress
- Test prep with graded quizzes
- Scatter game for matching words to definitions in timed competition with friends
- Space Race game for typing words before definitions vanish from screen
Apps for Science
Spacecraft 3D (need to print the target image)
Powers of Minus 10 - Bone (99 cents)
Essential Skeleton 4
iLab Timer (99 cents)
Vernier Video Physics ($4.99)
The Chemical Touch (99 cents)
Science 360 for iPads
TCEA List of Science Apps
QR codes - they're everywhere, but how can they be used in the classroom?
The easiest QR Code Reader is I-Nigma. It is available for most devices.
- Let's check these out:
- States and Capitals
- Inverse Operations
- Inequality Word Problems
- Properties of Matter
- Story Cubes
- Canterbury Tales
- Famous Texas Battles
- Homework Help
What is augmented reality? Movies have given us a sense of “alternative reality” for years. Augmented reality makes something come to life! It seems like magic.
Let's take a look at a few of my favorites:
Aurasma and $1.00 and $20.00 Bills - Aurasma in the Classroom
Elements 3D Cubes - daqri.com/elements4D-mobile
The Dot from ColAR Mix - colarapp.com
Freedom Stories - Harriet Tubman Institute
NASA Spacecraft 3D - NASA