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Android Tablets in 2nd Grade – Character Traits with ChromVille

Last week, I stumbled upon this blog post while searching for new ways to try augmented reality in my classroom. Since my class is working on character descriptions/traits, I thought this would be a perfect way to add some fun into one of our assignments. The resources I used for the lesson are this free character traits […]

Android Tablets in 2nd Grade – Pear Deck

Android Tablets in 2nd Grade – Pear Deck

I am always looking for new ways to use formative assessment in my classroom, so I was excited when I was introduced to Pear Deck by another person in my district. Pear deck allows you to create interactive presentations with built-in assessment options. It has the standard question options, like multiple-choice, free text (both short […]

Android Apps in 2nd Grade – Google Earth and Animoto

Last week, we learned about human and natural characteristics of the earth in our social studies lesson. This was a great lesson for us to explore Google Earth. We had used the app earlier in the year when we explored land forms in science, so the students were already familiar with it and they were […]

Android Tablets in 2nd Grade – Lensoo Create

It’s been quite a while since the last time that I posted, so I figured now is as good a time as any for an update! I started piloting a cart of Google Play Tablets this January.  A coworker and I are sharing a cart of 32 ASUS Android tablets, which means that I have […]