Apps

These posts are describing a particular app’s features and/or uses in the classroom.

Free Friday ‘App’etizer

In my current district, I send out a weekly email to the teachers of the buildings I work with. Every Friday I send out a ‘free Friday Appetizer’; this is an app which is either free or temporarily free. I…

App Resource Idea!

After using my new favorite tool, ThingLink, several times this summer (as you can/did read in a different post: ThingLink Teacher Challenge); I came up with an idea on how to use it with my iPad teachers. I am asked…

Third Grade Logo Project

Today I am starting a project with a couple of 3rd grade classes. Their task is to create a logo which represents themselves. I’ll be introducing this project with this Google presentation: We will be using a variety of apps…

Free Webinars on ThingLink

Update Here is an image for Tomorrow’s ThingLink Interactive Image Share: This past summer, I participated in a Teacher Challenge… but that’s for another post. ​ Now ThingLink wants to promote all the wondrous work created through the challenge that…

Half Day PD for Third Grade

I offered, last school year, an opportunity for third grade teachers to really get hands-on with how to incorporate iPads into their classroom. The grade level leader asked if I could create, with her, a half day training for her…

App Review: Truss Me!

Physics Teachers and Students need to Truss Me! cross posted at: classthink.com Truss Me! is an iOS app which is taking the educational market by storm. It fits into the ideology of Gamification; using an engaging method to solve problems.…

Thinglink Project in 3rd Grade

Recently, Thinglink has started to provide resources for educators. They now have a teacher account which can create linked student accounts. Thinglink generates usernames and passwords for the students. They can use the web or app version to create their…