App Smashing for Beginners


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Learn the process of using several apps for one product to target the higher levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy and increase student retention of learning.

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App Smashing for Beginners

  1. 1. App Smashing for Beginners
  2. 2. Director of Professional Development 972-275-9251 @diben Diana Benner #iTCEA @diben @tcea TWEET It!
  3. 3. To learn the process of using several apps for one product to target the higher levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy and increase student retention of learning Objectives
  4. 4. Resources
  5. 5. Today’s Meet 1. Introduce Yourself • Name, Position, Grade Level 2. Knowledge of App Smashing • Know a little, a lot, or nothing at all Today’s Meet
  6. 6. About App Smashing
  7. 7. What is App Smashing? App Smashing is the process of using multiple apps in conjunctions with one another to complete a final task or project.
  8. 8. Introduction to App Smashing Video by Greg Kulowiec
  9. 9. Why App Smash? • Students can create, transfer, and enhance • Students can publish and share an engaging learning product • It demands creative thinking, critical thinking, and evaluation
  10. 10. Key Points & Tips • Allow for a variety of apps to be used • Find an app that allows saving in camera roll • Assessment criteria must be clear • Start with simple apps • Give time to explore apps beforehand • Let the imagination roll
  11. 11. App Smashing Process
  12. 12. App Smashing Examples
  13. 13. Sample Projects • Mr. Andrew’s iPads in Education – African Documentary – MacBeth – Beatles Documentary • Lone Star Legends Thing Link • Have you ever seen a pumpkin? • Published Web Book • Weekly Vocabulary Words • Teacher Presentation on GT Program • Rose, Where Did you get the Red? Poem
  14. 14. Favorite Apps to Smash
  15. 15. My
  16. 16. App Smash Matrix
  17. 17. Create an App Smash
  18. 18. Your Challenge Email it to:
  19. 19. The Learning Goes on
  20. 20. Free eBook The Definitive App Smasher's Guide by Miguel Guhlin
  21. 21. List of iPad Apps
  22. 22. Social Community How to Join the Group 1. Go to and click on the Login button. Enter your info and log in. 2. Click on the Social Community link in the left menu bar. 3. Click on the Groups menu link and search for iPad. 4. Click the Join Group link. Join the iPad Group
  23. 23. Resources 1. Intro to App Smashing Video 2. Zig Zagging: App Smashing 3. Literary Fusions 4. What are App Flows? Video 5. App Smashing: Combining Projects student- projects?utm_content=buffer05585&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter .com&utm_campaign=buffer 6. Calling all App Smashers smashers.html?m=1
  24. 24. Resources 7. Thank You App Smashers 8. App Task Challenges 9. My App Shashing List 10. App Synergy app-smashing/ 11. App Smashing: iPad Created Content ipad-created-student-multimedia-projects/ 12. App Smashing on Pinterest smashing/
  25. 25. Thank You!