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Kinder Parent “APP” Night
Learning from our children the power of pedagogy with tech!
Building Capacity with our Parent Co...
TONIGHT’S GOALS:
● Technology Embedded Pedagogy
● Using an iPad in K
● APPs Smackdown
● Tips & Resources
● Play & Learn
EMBEDDING TECH IN LEARNING
TPACK Framework Explained in 2 minutes!
(Technological, Pedagogical & Content Knowledge)
Conten...
SAMR MODEL
YouTube Video
R: create new inconceivable tasks
(write, record, redistribution,
global audience, eportfolio)
M:...
USING AN IPAD IN KINDERGARTEN
What does it look like, sound & feel like?
APP SMACKDOWN
Fottobable (itunes)
● explain their thinking, reflect, solve problems
● make connections, predictions, share...
APP SMACKDOWN
iMovie (itunes)
● inquiry & PBL journeys Ss Example
● fairy tale movie
● retell events & familiar stories (s...
APP SMACKDOWN
i-nigma (itunes)
● scan & learn (DL, SS choice, inquiries)
● explore sounds, investigate numbers
● follow 1-...
APP SMACKDOWN
AR Flashcards (itunes)
● explore letter name, sound
● Download flashcards here
Word Collage (itunes)
● writi...
APP SMACKDOWN
Skitch (itunes)
● writing labels
● write grocery list
● explore sounds & letters
● write simple messages
● p...
APP SMACKDOWN
Cute Avatar (itunes)
● wonder wall & eportfolio avatar
(avatar digital citizenship)
Twitter
● demonstrate in...
APP SMACKDOWN
Ten Frame (itunes)
● composing & decomposing numbers
● addition & subtraction stories
Pow! (itunes)
● sequen...
APP SMACDOWN
Dreambox (itunes)
● differentiated learning
● personalized learning
● curriculum based math lessons
Raz-Kids ...
TIPS
● iPad Basics
● Disable in-app purchase, deleting apps, installing apps, safari...
(setting, general, restrictions, e...
RESOURCES
● Class Blog, Student as Tutorial Designers
(http://msalvarezkindergarten.edublogs.org)
● @momswithapps (momswit...
LET’S PLAY & LEARN!
● Pls borrow an iPad.
● Explore the different apps with your child.
● Scan the QR codes to view your c...
THANK YOU!
Merci beaucoup for attending our App Smackdown Night!
A HUGE to Mrs. Benton, Peter Atkinson and
Continuing & Co...
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Kindergarten App SmackDown Night

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Parents were invited to use technology in innovative ways to enhance our literacy program. They had an opportunity to learn from their child and see how tech allows for the creation of new tasks previously unimaginable. Hands-on networking session.

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Kindergarten App SmackDown Night

  1. 1. Kinder Parent “APP” Night Learning from our children the power of pedagogy with tech! Building Capacity with our Parent Community! @msalvarezkinder Ms. Alvarez & Ms. Penny April 2014
  2. 2. TONIGHT’S GOALS: ● Technology Embedded Pedagogy ● Using an iPad in K ● APPs Smackdown ● Tips & Resources ● Play & Learn
  3. 3. EMBEDDING TECH IN LEARNING TPACK Framework Explained in 2 minutes! (Technological, Pedagogical & Content Knowledge) Content (Subject): Math/Sorting Pedagogical (How): manipulatives Tech: educreations apps
  4. 4. SAMR MODEL YouTube Video R: create new inconceivable tasks (write, record, redistribution, global audience, eportfolio) M: redesign parts of the task (collaborate with another class on the same book) A: improves paper pencil (add images from google to your story) S: replace paper pencil with tech (writing a story in journal now writing with app)
  5. 5. USING AN IPAD IN KINDERGARTEN What does it look like, sound & feel like?
  6. 6. APP SMACKDOWN Fottobable (itunes) ● explain their thinking, reflect, solve problems ● make connections, predictions, shared reading ● Ss Example Draw & Tell (itunes) ● follow & provide 1-2 step directions, ● subtractions stories Ss Example educreations (itunes) ● procedural instructions, communicate ideas, ● knowledge of the alphabet, voice in their writing ● Inquiry Journey: Ss Example Math Ss Example
  7. 7. APP SMACKDOWN iMovie (itunes) ● inquiry & PBL journeys Ss Example ● fairy tale movie ● retell events & familiar stories (story in a bag) Tellagami (itunes) ● create narrative animation (religion, block center) 30Hands (itunes) ● create & show what they know ● ask questions in different context (pumpkin investigation) ● Wonders: New Pet Ss Example
  8. 8. APP SMACKDOWN i-nigma (itunes) ● scan & learn (DL, SS choice, inquiries) ● explore sounds, investigate numbers ● follow 1-2 step instructions (praying with senses) ● explore drama, rhymes, stories, music, traditions... Aurasma (itunes) ● jolly phonics ● express ideas, feelings, opinions Pic Collage (itunes) ● name feelings emotions, label objects, sequence ● write appointment books PBL
  9. 9. APP SMACKDOWN AR Flashcards (itunes) ● explore letter name, sound ● Download flashcards here Word Collage (itunes) ● writing words, letter sound Felt Board (itunes) ● narrative writing, retelling a story, creating stories ● math sorting Venn Diagram
  10. 10. APP SMACKDOWN Skitch (itunes) ● writing labels ● write grocery list ● explore sounds & letters ● write simple messages ● punctuation ● reading Geoboard (itunes) ● create shapes, patterns, shapes are everywhere Photobooth ● x-ray doctor’s office or pet inquiry
  11. 11. APP SMACKDOWN Cute Avatar (itunes) ● wonder wall & eportfolio avatar (avatar digital citizenship) Twitter ● demonstrate interest in writing ● write simple message ● letter sound, sight words, reading ● print concepts ● synthesizing ● reading ●
  12. 12. APP SMACKDOWN Ten Frame (itunes) ● composing & decomposing numbers ● addition & subtraction stories Pow! (itunes) ● sequencing ● retell stories in proper sequence Story Buddy3 (itunes) ● interest in reading & create books ● life cycle (chicks, butterfly)
  13. 13. APP SMACDOWN Dreambox (itunes) ● differentiated learning ● personalized learning ● curriculum based math lessons Raz-Kids (itunes) ● meets reading needs ● target specific comprehension skills & reading strategies ● phonics, alphabet, sight words, vocabulare...
  14. 14. TIPS ● iPad Basics ● Disable in-app purchase, deleting apps, installing apps, safari... (setting, general, restrictions, enter a password, disable restrictions) ● guided access: control what your child can do with the iPad (instructions here) ● free apps ● How to take a Screenshot with an iPad. ● iBlason Case ($10-25)
  15. 15. RESOURCES ● Class Blog, Student as Tutorial Designers (http://msalvarezkindergarten.edublogs.org) ● @momswithapps (momswithapps.com) ● @educationalgames (http://www.funeducationalapps. com/) ● French APPS (http://frenchappsforkids.blogspot.ca/)
  16. 16. LET’S PLAY & LEARN! ● Pls borrow an iPad. ● Explore the different apps with your child. ● Scan the QR codes to view your children’s tutorials. ● All tutorials will be available on our class blog (Students as Tutorial Designers). ● Have fun!
  17. 17. THANK YOU! Merci beaucoup for attending our App Smackdown Night! A HUGE to Mrs. Benton, Peter Atkinson and Continuing & Community Education for their support and making this evening a success! Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions! (tanya.alvarez@ocsb.ca or @msalvarezkinder)

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