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Things to do with BYOD

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Things to do with BYOD

  1. 1. Things to do with BYOD/T: (PS: All these things are free!)• APPS! There are THOUSANDS OF APPS!• Take a poll!• Use QR codes in interesting ways.• Google Drive• Other devices• Make your own Webpage to link it all together! http://www.mshelm.com/teachers-and-technology.php
  2. 2. Cell Phone Apps:FREE!• Twitter twitter.com• Edmodo (like facebook for teachers!)• Facebook• eFlashCards• Webster Dictionary (I use this Daily!)• BrainPOP (if your school subscribes)• QR Codes http://www.mshelm.com/teachers-and-technology.php
  3. 3. FREE General Cell Phone Apps:iPhone / iTunes Droid• Twitter • Many of the same big name• Edmodo brands.• QR Code • (I don’t have a droid, but a• Flashcards+ lot of my students do and if they can’t get the same• Websters Dictionary exact one, they normally• BrainPOP find a similar one.) http://www.mshelm.com/teachers-and-technology.php
  4. 4. Twitter Account! twitter.com twitter.com• Almost all the kids and parents already have twitter, so use it to your advantage.• Post tweets about upcoming tests, assignments, and other news like when field trip money is due or you need more tissue or germX. twitter.com http://www.mshelm.com/teachers-and-technology.php
  5. 5. Remind 101• An alternative to Twitter. If most your students/parents don’t have smart phones, this allows you to send messages without having to give your actual Cell Phone number.• Parents can also sign up via email and get messages sent to their inbox. http://www.mshelm.com/teachers-and-technology.php
  6. 6. lgb06.wordpress.com edmodo• Does Facebook scare you? Edmodo is like facebook for teachers, MADE BY teachers.• The student’s privacy is very safe.• Only students and parents can access edmodo.• Students can even earn patches!You can even let the kidsDESIGN the patches! Andyou upload them toedmodo! edlab.tc.columbia.edu
  7. 7. blog.edmodo.com Edmodo Patch ideas:• Passing tests (like virtual stickers)• Passing ThinkLink with Green or Yellow.• If you test for each ALCOS criteria (I do this for science) you could earn a patch for Genetics or Cells, etc.• Create a badge on edmodo link• Award badges on edmodo link http://www.mshelm.com/teachers-and-technology.php
  8. 8. Flashcards+• You could use this instead of traditional vocabulary. itunes.apple.com Students can study this in any class when they are done with other work. http://www.mshelm.com/teachers-and-technology.php
  9. 9. FREE Science Cell Phone Apps:iPhone / iTunes Droid• Project Noah • Again, pretty sure they are there. Haven’t had any• Anatomy students tell me they• Color Blind couldn’t find it or a similar• Gene Screen one yet.• Medical Info http://www.mshelm.com/teachers-and-technology.php
  10. 10. callingallgeeks.org Science Specific Apps: iphone.appstorm.net (all these free!) • Project Noah.org (science classification app – not religious)softfacade.com softfacade.com Screen shot of my Project Noah page http://www.mshelm.com/teachers-and-technology.php
  11. 11. Gene Screen• Gene Screen (genetics app – allows you to do Punnett squares and calculate % of both dominant/recessive and carrier traits. http://www.mshelm.com/teachers-and-technology.php
  12. 12. Medical Info• Medical Info (Medical/science terminology dictionary) http://www.mshelm.com/teachers-and-technology.php
  13. 13. Polleverywhere.com:• Check for understanding INSTANTLY!• This DOES count as a text message.• ANY phone can do this, does not have to be a smart phone:• 1. Favorite party dip? – A. Salsa – B. Cheese Dip – C. Guacamole http://www.mshelm.com/teachers-and-technology.php
  14. 14. Video - http://bit.ly/bsk0Qg Futuristic WorksheetsCreate worksheet that have QR @mrrobboCodes beside each problem ordrawings.Students can scan the code andare taken to a YouTube videoexplaining how to solve theproblem or check their answers. mrshamilton.wikispaces.com
  15. 15. To check answers: blog.eboardsolutions.com
  16. 16. Laminate sheets and pin them up round the classroom (MarkRollins @muppetmasteruk)
  17. 17. Explore Physical Models Attach QR Codes to a physical object to allow for a thorough exploration of the object. For Example 1. Attach a QR Code to a skeleton etc and link to multimedia about that particular piece of anatomy(http://www.youtube.com/watch @mrrobbo ?v=sV-e0qolrt8)This idea found at: http://www.scribd.com/doc/57195132/40-Interesting-Ways-to-Use-QR-Codes-in-the-Classroom
  18. 18. In Interactive/Composition Notebooks: http://www.mshelm.com/teachers-and-technology.php
  19. 19. In Yearbooks/Newsletters: http://www.mshelm.com/teachers-and-technology.php
  20. 20. In Textbooks and Magazines: http://www.mshelm.com/teachers-and-technology.php

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