MOBILE TECHNOLOGY (IPADS USED AT THE ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE LEVEL)Morgan SellersFOED 3010
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.
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!
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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