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Monthly Archives: September 2011
Decided to stick with a tried and true grandparent’s day hit: have students and their grandparents use their mapping skills to plan a vacation together (or remember a trip they have already taken). We’ve been doing some mapping in class … Continue reading
After learning about iMovie during the iPad training at Denver Academy this summer, I was really excited to find a way to incorporate iMovie with poetry. Visual imagery can be extraordinarily powerful when coupled with poetry. In the past, I’ve … Continue reading
Introducing kids to math/logic games such as ken ken, sudoku, 9gaps, motion math. Have also used adobe ideas to have kids do lots of problems for estimating division. kids seem to be more engaged on the iPad than with pencil … Continue reading
I wouldn’t have guessed that highlighting could be so fun. Students downloaded The Wizard of Oz so they could take a look at Dorothy’s heroic journey. Free on iBooks! They then learned to highlight, taught me how to navigate through … Continue reading
It’s fascinating seeing how students use the iPad in class as well as to come up with new and different ways to integrate technology into English class beyond your basic word processing. In the first three weeks, students have used … Continue reading
It has been a whirlwind start to the school year with 71 new eager and energetic students, a thrilling trip to La Foret last week, getting used to a new schedule, and most importantly the iPads to start learning the … Continue reading