Mobile technology (iPad Use In The Classroom)

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Mobile technology (iPad Use In The Classroom)

  1. 1. MOBILE TECHNOLOGY (IPADS USED AT THE ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE LEVEL)Morgan SellersFOED 3010
  2. 2. Description & Examples: What is an iPad? Why use an iPad?  An iPad is a handheld  Can be used by all device that allows age groups. students to practice  Can be used for all their skills in a more subjects. hands-on way.  Can even be used for craft and art projects.
  3. 3. What’s In It For Teachers? Fave Teacher Apps? Stick Pick  Allows teachers to randomly pick names from an on-screen can of popsicle sticks. SpellBoard ($4.99)  Use the app to record weekly spelling lists and you saying them in a sentence; students may take practice tests anytime they have free time!
  4. 4. What About Kindergarteners? Read Alouds: 5 Cool Apps Just For Kindergarteners!  Ex:http://bit.ly/ToyStoryReadslo  ABC Phonics ng  Cat In The Hat Practice Letter  SoundTouch: Formations:  Makes students match similar sounds  Ex: http://bit.ly/FontMkr  iWriteWords:  Helps kids perfect their handwriting Timed Reading Practice: skills!  Ex:http://itunes.apple.com/us/a  Starfall ABCS: ($2.99) pp/k12-timed-reading-  “perfect for kindergarteners”; practice/id374985358?mt=8 puzzles, mazes, flashcards used to gain more knowledge of the alphabet.
  5. 5. Mathematical Apps? Sliceit:  Fantastic for mathematical problem solving; slice objects into given amount of equal pieces. (Fractions) Math Ninja:  Kids love ninjas and this game will keep them entertained while teaching them addition, subtraction, and multiplication. Time, Money, & Fractions On-Track:  The basics of money, time, and fractions through interactive games. **Pearl Diver**: (FREE!!)  3rd- 8th grade math help; number line and fraction number line **Rocket Math**: ($0.99)  Do math=earn money to build a rocket; double digit division, decimals, fractions, multiplication, and money counting http://www.apple.com/itunes/apps
  6. 6. Language Arts/Reading Apps?  Cat In The Hat  Sight Words  Brain Pop  Meet The Vowels  StoryKit  Time Reading  Mad Libs http://www.apple.com/itunes/apps
  7. 7. Science Apps? Dr. Frankenstein’s Body Lab:  Learn the basic parts of the human body! Monster Physics:  Basic physics lessons where students construct their own machines Frog Dissection: ($3.99)  Alternative to dissection…need I say more? http://www.apple.com/itunes/apps
  8. 8. Social Studies Apps?  Stack The Countries/ Stack The States: (Free; $.99)  Identify the state and their capitals  The Oregon Trail  American history  Early Jamestown  Civilization Revolution
  9. 9. Creative Apps For Students?  ThinkerToy  Playwith tangram puzzles of famous landmarks  Let’s Create! Pottery  Thebasics of crafting with clay  Hangman  Use with spelling words
  10. 10. Top Apps To Remember?  PBS Kids:  “From reading to science to math, favorite characters new and old teach preschool through elementary school kids fun lessons through gaming”  Brain Quest: Blast Off: ($2.99)  Organized by grade level and subjects; “trivia tests”  Math Bingo: ($0.99)  BrainPOP Featured Movie:  Watch a new educational movie EVERYday
  11. 11. Sources: www.edudemic.com/2012/09/100- ways-to-use-ipads-in-your-classroom/ www.apple.com/itunes/apps www.pinterest.com

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