Tag Archive | iPad

Android Tablets in 2nd Grade – Augmented Reality Book Reviews with Aurasma

I was introduced to Aurasma last winter at edCamp Lansing when I attended a session by Erin Klein, the author of the website Kleinspiration. If you are ever looking for great ideas for integrating technology, I highly recommend checking out her website! She put together a great post with information on how to use Aurasma […]

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 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 […]

iPad Apps and Instructional Strategies – Reinforcing Effort and Providing Recognition

This is the third post in a series devoted to integrating the instructional strategies discussed in Classroom Instruction That Works: Research-Based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement (Marzano, Pickering, and Pollock) into teaching and learning in a 1-to-1 iPad environment. While in no way a comprehensive list, these resources will hopefully give some ideas for how […]

iPad Apps and Instructional Strategies – Summarizing and Note Taking

This is the second post in a series devoted to integrating the instructional strategies discussed in Classroom Instruction That Works: Research-Based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement (Marzano, Pickering, and Pollock) into teaching and learning in a 1-to-1 iPad environment.  While in no way a comprehensive list, these resources will hopefully give some ideas for how to integrate the […]

iPad Apps and Instructional Strategies – Identifying Similarities and Differences

Many schools work to integrate the instructional strategies discussed in Classroom Instruction That Works: Research-Based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement by Marzano, Pickering, and Pollock.  Recently, I began compiling a list of iPad apps that correlate to the nine strategies outlined in the book, and this is the first post in a series devoted to each […]