1. Tuned into Learning!Engaging iPad Activities for Teens ShellyTerrell.com Bit.ly/ShellTerrell
2. In the time it takes you tounderstand a 14-year-old, he turns 15. ~Robert Brault
3. The Teenage Brain • The neocortex not fully developed (responsible for language, planning, empathy, executive functions) •Relies on a more reactive, gut- instinct part of the brain, the amygdala, ( emotions and memories associated with emotion) •Not good at reading emotion on others facesEngaging Teens &Tweens by Raleigh Philp
4. Teaching Tips •Survival & emotional needs must be met •change the psychological state about every 20 minutes •Be patient & persistentEdutopia.org/classroom-management-learning-states-teenagers-interview
5. Eriksons Stages of DevelopmentUsefulcharts.com/psychology/erik-erikson-stages-of-development.html
6. Why mobile learning?various appsoffline/online easilyvast storage engaging multimediaTravels with them
7. Set-up an online mobile friendly class community Facebook Wants a New Face by rishibando, Flickr
9. •Students take a pictureand describe why it ismeaningful to them•Possible topics:Your room, favorite place, aplace to escape, a hobby,event•Try Fotobabble, Skqueak
10. Skqueak •Upload your photos, sketch, and record audio
13. Create Goal Collages/Vision Boards Goal Poster by EvelynGiggles, Flickr, CC 2.0
14. Muzy App •Create collages, posters, quotes, wanted signs, visual blog posts and more
15. Bucket Lists•Students list thingsthey want toaccomplish beforethey die•Try it as aPechaKucha activity•Try Capzles,Animoto, HaikuDeck, Prezi, Muzy
16. Haiku Deck for Creating Presentations
17. Create a Scavenger Hunt 20 20 10 90
18. Character Chats•Students get in pairs•They chose character theywant to be•They message each othera conversation theyimagine the 2 characterswould have now•Take screen shots, post onblog & discuss•Try Google Chat,Facebook messenger
19. Pop Quiz•Students get inpairs or smallgroups•They are allowedto message eachother for helpduring a test whenyou ring the bell orset a timer.
20. Find it!•Pre-reading:Studentssearch for music, clothing,setting, etc.
21. Find it!•Pre-reading:Studentssearch for music, clothing,setting, etc.•While reading:Students mark in bookwhat they found & how itgives them a betterunderstanding
22. Find it!•Pre-reading:Studentssearch for music, clothing,setting, etc.•While reading:Students mark in bookwhat they found & how itgives them a betterunderstanding•Post reading:Students post which itemsthey can relate to in theirlives. Ex. I like escaping to…. like the main character.
23. Give them time to read alone for leisure!Music Students with iPad by thomcochrane, Flickr
24. Have them journal!Salvatelambiente: leggetesuiPad by paz.ca, Flickr
26. Have them listen to or create podcasts!
27. Students Create Podcasts •News during the time period & related to the story •Commentary on events •Hi-lights of the chapter Audioboo.fm
28. LessonLinoIt App Ideas image or •Chapter Reflections: •Teacher posts video & asks reflective questions that students respond to •Chapter Soundtrack: •Students post music they believe would be great for a scene & describe the scene •Other students respond with their choices or opinions
29. Create a Collaborative Music Playlist/ Soundtrack