Teacher Librarian Monica Roverie of Bethel Elementary in Clover, SC spent time with us in the SCASL 2012 Learning Commons discussing her implementation of a class set of iPods and iPads in her school program. GREAT stuff here!!
Apps to Create-a-Story:Story WheelStory MakerStoryKitScribble Press
Fun Photo Apps:PBS PhotoFactoryFotobabbleWordFotoAnimoto
Letters & Sounds Free Apps:ABC TouchABC GoGoABC a Go-GoPreschool TouchABC MusicABC AnimalsPocket PhonicsLetters
Literacy Group Free Apps:Fact or OpinionMagnetic Words55,000 Amazing QuotesChicktionaryIdiomsA+ Pro Flash CardsPhraseBomb!Sight WordsMagnetic ABCWords with FriendsScramble with FriendsDictionary7 Words
Logic & Puzzles:JigsawMatch AnimalsKids PlainsiCutTangram WorldRush HourSimon GameHello Kitty Matching
Math apps…more than just facts:Sudoku SchoolMath BlasterMcGraw Hill – Monster Squeeze, Equivalent Fractions, Top-It, DivisibilityHyperblastPrimeSmashNumbersNumber LineMultiply Wiz
Social Sciences:Kid’s World MapsHow to DrawGoogle EarthPBSConstitutionWestward ExpansionWar of 1812This Day in HistoryDeclarationFreedomUS FlagHistory MapsHow to DrawArtikPixManga 101Art of GlowDraw PadWhite BoardScribble Press
Terrific Teacher Tools:EdmodoKeynoteEvernoteDropboxMyScript Notes Mobile
More Fun Free Apps:Brain PopSkitchDragon DictationSock PuppetsPhrasebomb!Comic Touch
Ipads/Ipods: Destiny Scavenger Hunt:• Number the ipod backgrounds • Student Groups were given a and the cart slots to easily identify laptop and an ipad with questions• Have kids sign contract for proper • Students had to use Destiny use Quest to answer the questions.• Use index cards/sticky notes to They answered the questions put in number slot when teacher directly on the ipad checks out ipod • Saved file to Dropbox, which went• One username/password for app directly to me. store for all ipads, separate one for all ipods Other:• Create app request sheet to give • Bring classes in to use the to technology committee to add ipads/ipods for specific apps lessons…great class incentive!• VGA adapters for connecting to • ipad/ipod game time for reading interactive white boards incentive prizes
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I will be using exit slips to gather feedback and draw names for door prizes.1. Which gadgets did you “pet”?2. Which gadget (s) do you think you might use in your classroom?3. What gadgets would you like to see at a future event?4. Would you like to schedule a time to use a gadget together?