Tuned into Learning!Engaging iPad Activities             for Teens            ShellyTerrell.com            Bit.ly/ShellTer...
In the time it takes you tounderstand a 14-year-old, he           turns 15.        ~Robert Brault
The Teenage Brain                • The neocortex not fully                developed (responsible for                langua...
Teaching Tips                              •Survival & emotional                              needs must be met           ...
Eriksons Stages of DevelopmentUsefulcharts.com/psychology/erik-erikson-stages-of-development.html
Why mobile learning?various appsoffline/online easilyvast storage engaging multimediaTravels with them
Set-up an online mobile friendly class community                    Facebook Wants a New Face by rishibando, Flickr
Edmodo.com
•Students take a pictureand describe why it ismeaningful to them•Possible topics:Your room, favorite place, aplace to esca...
Skqueak     •Upload your     photos, sketch, and     record audio
Class debates & discussions       Voicethread App
Frotz- Free Interactive Fiction       Voicethread App
Create Goal Collages/Vision Boards      Goal Poster by EvelynGiggles, Flickr, CC 2.0
Muzy App   •Create collages,   posters, quotes, wanted   signs, visual blog posts   and more
Bucket Lists•Students list thingsthey want toaccomplish beforethey die•Try it as aPechaKucha activity•Try Capzles,Animoto,...
Haiku Deck for Creating Presentations
Create a Scavenger Hunt      20   20   10   90
Character Chats•Students get in pairs•They chose character theywant to be•They message each othera conversation theyimagin...
Pop Quiz•Students get inpairs or smallgroups•They are allowedto message eachother for helpduring a test whenyou ring the b...
Find it!•Pre-reading:Studentssearch for music, clothing,setting, etc.
Find it!•Pre-reading:Studentssearch for music, clothing,setting, etc.•While reading:Students mark in bookwhat they found &...
Find it!•Pre-reading:Studentssearch for music, clothing,setting, etc.•While reading:Students mark in bookwhat they found &...
Give them time                                            to read alone for                                               ...
Have      them    journal!Salvatelambiente: leggetesuiPad by paz.ca, Flickr
Posterous
Have them listen to or create podcasts!
Students Create Podcasts           •News during the time           period & related to the           story           •Comm...
LessonLinoIt App        Ideas image or             •Chapter Reflections:                •Teacher posts                vide...
Create a Collaborative Music Playlist/ Soundtrack
Create Book Trailers
Turn a Chapter into a Movie Scene
Splice
Splice
Bit.ly/mlearningLINKS
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    1. 1. Tuned into Learning!Engaging iPad Activities for Teens ShellyTerrell.com Bit.ly/ShellTerrell
    2. 2. In the time it takes you tounderstand a 14-year-old, he turns 15. ~Robert Brault
    3. 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. 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. 5. Eriksons Stages of DevelopmentUsefulcharts.com/psychology/erik-erikson-stages-of-development.html
    6. 6. Why mobile learning?various appsoffline/online easilyvast storage engaging multimediaTravels with them
    7. 7. Set-up an online mobile friendly class community Facebook Wants a New Face by rishibando, Flickr
    8. 8. Edmodo.com
    9. 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. 10. Skqueak •Upload your photos, sketch, and record audio
    11. 11. Class debates & discussions Voicethread App
    12. 12. Frotz- Free Interactive Fiction Voicethread App
    13. 13. Create Goal Collages/Vision Boards Goal Poster by EvelynGiggles, Flickr, CC 2.0
    14. 14. Muzy App •Create collages, posters, quotes, wanted signs, visual blog posts and more
    15. 15. Bucket Lists•Students list thingsthey want toaccomplish beforethey die•Try it as aPechaKucha activity•Try Capzles,Animoto, HaikuDeck, Prezi, Muzy
    16. 16. Haiku Deck for Creating Presentations
    17. 17. Create a Scavenger Hunt 20 20 10 90
    18. 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. 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. 20. Find it!•Pre-reading:Studentssearch for music, clothing,setting, etc.
    21. 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. 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. 23. Give them time to read alone for leisure!Music Students with iPad by thomcochrane, Flickr
    24. 24. Have them journal!Salvatelambiente: leggetesuiPad by paz.ca, Flickr
    25. 25. Posterous
    26. 26. Have them listen to or create podcasts!
    27. 27. Students Create Podcasts •News during the time period & related to the story •Commentary on events •Hi-lights of the chapter Audioboo.fm
    28. 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. 29. Create a Collaborative Music Playlist/ Soundtrack
    30. 30. Create Book Trailers
    31. 31. Turn a Chapter into a Movie Scene
    32. 32. Splice
    33. 33. Splice
    34. 34. Bit.ly/mlearningLINKS
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